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  • Posted on Thursday 03 August 2017

    Closing the gap in engineering

    Victoria received one of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers & AESSEAL® Postgraduate Scholarships so that she could return to university and retrain as an engineer.

  • Posted on Friday 28 July 2017

    Interplanetary colonisation with alumna Sally Silverstone

    We caught up with class of 1978 alumna Sally Silverstone to talk about Biosphere 2, a huge sealed glass structure in the Arizona Desert which aimed to lay the groundwork for the colonisation of other planets.

  • Posted on Friday 28 July 2017

    Sheffield: The Outdoor City

    The City of Steel is rebranding itself as the UK’s Outdoor City to promote tourism and investment in the South Yorkshire capital, as well as encourage people to live a healthier way of life.

  • Posted on Friday 28 July 2017

    Graduate partners with local charity to get homeless people back into work

    Sam Kennedy has teamed up with the local charity Cathedral Archer Project, to launch a project which is supporting homeless and vulnerable people in the city while cleaning up the city's streets.

  • Posted on Friday 28 July 2017

    Could you be the next Alumni Award winner?

    The British Council's Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni internationally and showcase the impact and value of a UK degree. This year, for the first time, the awards will be open to all alumni living in any country outside the UK and we would like you to consider applying.

  • Posted on Friday 28 July 2017

    Eve brings fresh ideas to the National Trust

    Events Management student, Eve Hatton, has just completed her placement year. She worked across four National Trust properties in Gloucestershire where she brought fresh ideas and new perspectives to the organisation.

  • Posted on Thursday 27 July 2017

    Alex is supporting justice for female victims of violence in India

    BA(Hons) Criminology alumnus, Alex Chaggar, travelled to India to support with a project that seeks to increase access to justice, rights and protection for female victims of violence in India.

  • Posted on Thursday 27 July 2017

    The journey to the summit of Everest

    Sean got in touch to tell us about his journey from graduation to the summit of the world's highest mountain

  • Posted on Thursday 27 July 2017

    Dom is making an impact in faraway places

    Dominic Ng completed his undergraduate degree in geography and is now enrolled on a PGCE in Secondary Education. During his placement year he worked at the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

  • Posted on Wednesday 26 July 2017

    Eat Sleep Adventure Repeat

    While studying for a degree in photography, Ed Birch set up his business Salt Street Productions - a production company producing adventure films set against the backdrop of the Peak District National Park.

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