Causes in our city

Throughout the year we’ll be using this page to highlight causes in our city that Sheffield students might want to be aware of. Watch this space to find out more!

Combating Loneliness: Letter Writing in Lockdown

For some people, "this Zoom stuff doesn't cut it". Read more about how a recent resurgence of letter writing has helped two local Sheffield charities keep older people connected during lockdown.

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Sheffield has always taken great pride in being a welcoming city for refugees and asylum seekers. Find out more about some of the charities supporting the refugee and asylum seeker community in Sheffield.

'Can you spare some change mate?'

We’ve all experienced it. Around the University campus, in the city centre or anywhere in between, if you’re a Sheffield student it’s likely you will have been approached by people begging for money. Sheffield students are generous, and want to help - but is giving money on the street the best way to do that?