Sheffield Alumni Bulletin – Issue 12

Photo: Carolyn Kinsman's Henderson's Relish competition photo

Welcome to the latest issue of our quarterly e-newsletter for alumni of the University of Sheffield.

The Alumni Relations team will be bringing you the latest alumni news and events to ensure you are kept up to date with your University. Remember to let us know if your email has changed so that you can continue to receive future Sheffield Alumni Bulletins.

In this issue:

Henderson´s Relish – Where in the world?

The Henderson´s Relish feature in the 2009 alumni magazine `Your University´ asked alumni to submit photos of "Hendo´s" around the world. Find out where they got to...

Henderson’s Relish – Where in the world?

Students' Union building update

The Students´ Union development is now well under way. View a 3D model of the completed building, see the photo diary of it being built as well as see how the Students' Union has changed over the years.

The Students’ Union – The Best Gets Better

Sheffield within top 5 in country for student experience

The University of Sheffield has received national acclaim after being named as one of the top 5 universities in the UK in a national student experience survey.

Sheffield within top 5 in country for student experience

Black hole hunters set new distance record

Using the European Southern Observatory´s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers from the University of Sheffield have detected a stellar mass black hole much farther away than any other previously known.

Black hole hunters set new distance record

University research to improve treatment of childhood leukaemia

Children with leukaemia could be offered tailored treatment to avoid unnecessary side-effects from chemotherapy, thanks to research carried out at the University of Sheffield.

University research to improve treatment of childhood leukaemia

University student crowned winner of China´s X Factor

A talented student at the University of Sheffield has become a pop sensation in China after scooping the top spot in an X-Factor style contest.

University student crowned winner of China’s X Factor

Imaginative graduates succeed as children´s authors

A talented pair of University of Sheffield graduates have carved out careers as children´s authors, after penning a unique series of books that have proved a hit with youngsters.

Imaginative graduates succeed as children’s authors

Bone storage made possible by generous Alumni

Human skeletal remains up to 1,000 years old, excavated from archaeological digs at the University of Sheffield are set to benefit from a new storage facility, thanks to £25,000 worth of donations from the Alumni Fund Telephone Campaign.

Bone storage made possible by generous Alumni

Rare Peregrine Falcons given chance to breed in Sheffield

Rare Peregrine Falcons are being encouraged to nest in the city for the first time after the University of Sheffield constructed a special platform on St George´s Church in the Portobello area.

Rare Peregrine Falcons given chance to breed in Sheffield

NEW! Now access electronic journals at the University library

Registered alumni users of the University library will now have access to electronic journals. Dedicated computers are available across the University campus. For more information and to find out how to register visit the Alumni Services page:

NEW! Now access electronic journals at the University library

Alumni Reunions and Events

Find out about reunions and events that are taking place in Sheffield and around the UK by visiting our calendar of events.

Alumni Reunions and Events

New Graduate Internship Opportunities

The University Careers Service is launching a new round of internships to give recent graduates the opportunity to gain hands on experience in the workplace.

New Graduate Internship Opportunities