Tag Archives: Social Media

17 February 2013 - 11:40 am Ooo whats this a new social media site.. ‘Pinterest’

Hello Everyone,

I hope that you are all well and recovered from those dreaded January exams. I had a week off and went to lovely Paris with my boyfriend and I can’t wait for the month off in a couple of weeks time, Thanks Geography Department. Continue reading “Ooo whats this a new social media site.. ‘Pinterest’” »


19 November 2012 - 11:56 am Hornbys lust for sky bets forbidden fruits

The other night I heard about an opportunity to get free money, so naturally as a student I thought I’d check it out. Continue reading “Hornbys lust for sky bets forbidden fruits” »

17 October 2012 - 10:17 am Calling all Tee lovers and budding artists

In combination of my love of t-shirts, and once more inspired by India’s blog ‘Flash sales – good or bad for consumer spending?’ I have been recommended a website that I thought I would share with you.  As described in India’s blog the website works on a flash sale basis, with each t-shirt being available to purchase for one day only.  As the brand itself states ‘Tee today, gone tomorrow’!

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23 August 2012 - 10:35 am How the university uses video to communicate

Yesterday, I went to a seminar about using video to communicate. It was organised by The University of Sheffield’s Internal Communications team. It was good. It covered the basic history of video, said why video is a really effective form of communication (in terms of marketing) and some basic guidance to creating and editing your own video. Continue reading “How the university uses video to communicate” »

15 May 2012 - 12:09 pm Tumbling into a higher profile

Heard of Tumblr? The odds are that if you’re under the age of 25, used to like MySpace and enjoy procrastinating when you have especially tight deadlines – I have three in the next three weeks and have successfully started two new Tumblrs to celebrate – you will have done.

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12 April 2012 - 12:44 pm How to keep your Facebook timeline private

I was at a little birthday get-together on Monday when the conversation moved on to the new Facebook Timelines which we will all be forced to move to at some point, although nobody seems to know when. It seems to me that a lot of people who will be qualifying/graduating soon (or have already graduated and looking for a job) are a little bit worried that what they posted on their Facebook profile when they were freshers may thwart their attempts at gaining employment now. Continue reading “How to keep your Facebook timeline private” »

28 February 2012 - 12:57 pm Blogging about blogging – proof that writers do business

When you meet someone in Sheffield, the questions will normally go something like this.

“So, what’s your name?”
“Do you go to ‘Uni of’ or Hallam?”
“What subject do you do?”

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28 September 2011 - 12:06 pm James’ first USE blog

Being my very first blog post for the University of Sheffield Enterprise Zone, I thought it best to give a little information on myself, what I get up to at the university and what I will be doing in my new role as social media intern. Continue reading “James’ first USE blog” »


23 September 2011 - 12:23 pm ‘Like’ us and win an annual pass to the Film Unit

Are you always in the queue to see the latest blockbusters? Enter our Facebook competition to win an annual pass to University of Sheffield’s Film Unit. Continue reading “‘Like’ us and win an annual pass to the Film Unit” »

21 September 2011 - 12:08 pm Check in and win a meal for two

Variety is the spice of life and it certainly is in our international food court where you can win this month’s USE Foursquare competition. Continue reading “Check in and win a meal for two” »