Showing posts from October, 2016

Varsity Ice Hockey 2016

Varsity is an awesome culture in itself. A week long event of sports that brings people together and promotes healthy competition between 'rivalling' Universities. The biggest and baddest event of this week is Ice Hockey. University chants all around you with a thrilling and fast paced game right in front of your eyes. Traditionally, it's an event that every Sheffield student must go to at least once before they graduate. This year, I had the opportunity to view this amazing game and had another accomplishment on my Sheffield bucket list.

Held at the Sheffield Arena, this year's Ice Hockey finals was attended by over 7000 students. For the second year running, the final event beat the record of highest attendance at a Varsity Ice Hockey match outside North America!

The easiest way to get there was to take a tram from the city centre and this journey proved an amazing trip in itself. As soon as we boarded the tram, a huge number of Hallam students stepped in, all dress…

A short notice trip to Peak District (contains directions to Stanage Edge)

What do you do when you're stressed out with exams? What do you do when you need some fresh air? What do you do when its sunny outside? What do you do when its your flatmate's birthday? You go to Peak district!

Sheffield is amazing in a number of ways and the best part is that it is located right at the vicinity of Peak District which is the oldest national park in the United Kingdom. All you need is about 6 hours of your day, a packed lunch and a brave heart to walk around 12 miles (probably directions as well!).

Its funny how the journeys planned on a short notice turn out to be one of the best ever. It was a nice sunny Thursday afternoon after 2 continuous days of rain. Reading week was going on and I was chilling in the living room (not recommended during exam period). Suddenly my flatmate comes in and he wants to go to Peak District. Since its his birthday, I decide to go along with the plan (deep inside I'm really happy). Off we go on a journey!

We took the 120 bus t…