What our students say
We asked students taking the BA Journalism Studies degree to tell us about their experiences of choosing and learning at the University of Sheffield. Check out these videos and Q&As to find out what they said.
Answers from our video panel
Our students recall the reasons that led them to apply for journalism at Sheffield...
...and sum up their experiences of the degree course and their lives in our fine city.
Sheffield's journalism undergraduates have enjoyed rewarding work experience placements, testing and extending their skills, building their professional networks, and providing a great addition to their CV.
In this video our students go into more detail about the city of Sheffield, picking out some of its best qualities and their favourite places.
As their studies draw to a close and the jobs market beckons, our undergraduates share their plans and dreams for life after university. Their transferable skills open up a wide range of career pathways.
Places on our degree courses are in high demand. In this video our students share the secrets of their success, with top tips on making your application stand out from the crowd.
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Learning the skills to achieve a life-long dream
Shakthi Thyagarajan BA Journalism Studies, Current student
Shakthi has had her heart set on being an Investigative Journalist since the age of 15. Now, half-way through her BA degree at the University of Sheffield, she has discovered a range of new passions, like Documentary film.