Words of advice from a scholarship winner

By Saylee Jangam

I'm now in my final year studying BEng Bioengineering and as an International Student Ambassador and a scholarship winner, I often get asked questions about writing the scholarship essay.

Show your enthusiasm for the course
The India Merit Undergraduate scholarship is as the name suggests a Merit scholarship primarily, so outstanding grades form the basis of your application. The University looks for enthusiastic individuals and this needs to come across in your essay. I did a lot of research about the University and not just about my course, but also about the extra-curricular activities I could get involved in. In my essay, I spoke about why I had chosen this course, what made me a unique individual in terms of the experiences I had had in my life and what I had learned from them as well as the things I would like to do at University and how I could contribute to the community here by being a student. The main aim of this essay is to bring out all your strengths, t…

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10 best Sheffield student eats (not in any particular order)

By Laura Yoshimoto Turpin 

There are many different places on campus to eat on our campus. Our Students' Union has a range of cafes and restaurants offering something for every taste.

Coffee RevolutionInterval Bar OneStudents' Union shop Coffee RevolutionNew LeafProper pastyGrill and GoThe View DeliInoxCoffee Revolution Also known as Coffee Revs, the name already points out its coffee expertise. However, these baristas can whip up more than delicious drinks. There’s a wide range of teas and smoothies, which go great with pastries, sandwiches, and special tempting treats from local suppliers. From 4pm waffles and sundaes are also available to satisfy those cravings.

Ranging from your morning croquet monsieur to a lunch-time tandoori chicken flatbread, the Interval has got a meal for you. Serving a variety of hot&cold sandwiches, wraps, soup and salad from 11am-3pm. It spices the evening with a promise of delicious pizzas from 3pm-9pm. Weekends can be spent at the Int…