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Sheffield Gurdwara: The place to feel at home

Aiming to provide a place where people can feel at home, the only Sikh Temple in Sheffield was officially opened on the 28th of May 2012.

Located just 3 miles from the city centre, the Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Gurdwara has a large hall which can fit more than 300 people, a canteen, library and multiple prayer rooms.

The Gurdwara (meaning the House of God) is both a spiritual place of worship and a cultural learning centre for the young. Many university students come here regularly to perform prayers, worship and learn about religion.

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Discovering the beauty of Peak District

There are approximately 100 international students took part in an 8 mile walk and hike to the edge of Peak District recently.

The walk was from Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), to Endcliffe Park then to Forge Dam and back to the Sheffield City Centre.

Walking path of Peak District Walk.

Greg Steel, a graduate from Sheffield Hallam University and an experienced hiker, led the group on the scenic route.

“The advantage of the walks I do is that there are plenty of landmarks and the paths are very easy to follow,” said Greg.

Peak District Walk Leader, Greg Steel.

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MASSOC: We’ll always be there for you

MASSOC (Malaysian and Singaporean Society of the University of Sheffield) has been around to ensure the welfare and well-being of Malaysian and Singaporean students in Sheffield.

“MASSOC’s aim is simply to make you feel comfortable through its support, resources and activities,” said Phoebe Yiin, the ex- vice president of MASSOC.

Phoebe Yiin, the ex-vice president of MASSOC.

As a Malaysian student, Phoebe understands the difficulties of Malaysian students when they come to study abroad. Thus, she committed herself to become part of MASSOC to help out new students to settle down in Sheffield.

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