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Supporting Sheffield Scholarships

Fundraising for University of Sheffield

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£1,389.05
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by 70 supporters
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  • Team members: Emily Badger, Karen Smith, Chris Wright, Ian Wright, Emma Jepson, Louise Mackay, Liz Robinson, Rachel Eustice, & Nima Assadi
  • Event: The Big Walk 2019!, 28 Jun 2019
  • Team: University of Sheffield Big Walk 2019

Sheffield Scholarships Appeal

Throughout 2019, the University of Sheffield will be focusing its fundraising efforts to support student scholarships.

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Thanks for visiting my Big Walk 2019 Just Giving page.

We're taking part in The Big Walk 2019, a walking challenge on Friday 28 June. We'll be aiming to complete either 23 Miles through the Peak District, taking in Ladybower, Derwent Edge and Bradfield before making my way down to the University for a celebratory finish! Or 37 miles through the Peak District starting at the University, heading out through Ringinglow down into Fox House, meeting the rest of the walkers at Bamford and continuing up through Ladybower and Bradfield before coming down to the University for a celebratory finish!

Why are we doing this?

Fundraising for the Sheffield Scanner was incredible, we raised over £180,000 in total for the Scanner from the Big Walk 2017 and 2018. This year we are fundraising for Sheffield scholarships, aiming to give as many students as possible the opportunity to come and study at  Sheffield.Scholarships are vital to reduce barriers for bright students from disadvantaged backgrounds, giving them the opportunity to have a university education.

Unfortunately, the cost of university is increasing, which is reducing the number of students able to attend university from lower income and disadvantaged backgrounds. The rising costs are not just tuition fees, but all costs, encompassing living such as rent and bills, textbooks, equipment, course field trips, sports, activities and travel costs.

Students who are from lower-income backgrounds often have to turn to loans to cover the cost of living, which can leave these students with debts of over £50,000 or more. Fear of these debts
can put off both prospective undergraduates and bright graduates from pursuing further study through a Master's degree.

So please donate to my page to help give students the opportunity to come and study here at
Sheffield.

Further information about the Big Walk and Sheffield Scholarships can be found here: www.sheffield.ac.uk/big-walk 

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE BIG WALK 2019 AND SHEFFIELD SCHOLARSHIPS!

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