When I first arrived at Sheffield Hallam I had no idea what I was doing. Baby-faced with aprons strings still firmly attached it took me a while to get used to the whole “being an adult” thing. And the part I was most clueless about was money.
From the dreary skies of London, to the curries and contrasts of Mumbai, to bustling Bangkok, to the deliciously milky sweet coffee of Vientiane, to epic elephant encounters in the jungles of Chiang Mai. That is the last six weeks of my life in a short and sweet nutshell.
The NUS does loads for students. They fought for us to be exempt from council tax, run a purchasing consortium that gives us cheaper food and drink on campus, and are leading campaigners on issues like sustainability and lad culture. However for a lot of students, the first thing that comes to mind when they think “NUS” is the NUS extra card.
Jasvinder Sanghera CBE, CEO of Karma Nirvana
Over 22 years ago I made the decision to not only break my silence but that of my sister Robina who tragically took her own life in her early twenties by setting herself on fire.