Student profiles

Some of our graduates share their experiences of what it's like to study politics, live and work in Sheffield and what they've gone on to do since graduating.

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Edward Parker - Public Affairs

"You really open your mind and have a much better understanding of what is a complex and interconnected world."

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Luke Gibson - Campaign Co-ordinator

"Get involved with a campaigning society in the Students’ Union – you can have a real impact!"

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Natalie Johnson - PR Account Manager

"You are guaranteed to learn something new every day."

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Alex Miles - Senior Public Affairs and Policy Adviser

"Studying at the University of Sheffield was, without doubt, the best time of my life..."

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Ben Jones - Political Advisor / PhD

"It gave me a great grounding for working in politics after graduation."

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Christian Marroni - Head of Media Relations

"Sheffield has something which many other universities in the UK can’t offer."

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Joe Twyman - Director of Political and Social Research, YouGov

"Be prepared, be different and be resilient, but more importantly: do it all."

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Ifrah Ismail - graduate

"Being given the chance to study abroad was one of the best experiences to be offered when first arriving and remains a top experience that I recommend other students to pursue".

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Joelle Cheong - graduate

"The culture of both the university and city have been so great for an international student studying in the UK."

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Study abroad profiles

Jeevan Mehat

Jeevan Mehat went to Brisbane, Australia to study at Griffith University.

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Ian Goley

Ian Goley went to Oregon, USA to study at State University.

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