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Instagram takeover at the International College

Posted 22 May 2017
Student at the International College

For one week this Spring, the University of Sheffield International College handed control of its Instagram account to Wayne Wang ( – a Taiwanese student who recently completed an International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering at the College.

Wayne, who is now studying Aerospace Engineering in The University of Sheffield, created a time-lapse video each day of the week to share his perspective on student life in Sheffield. Here are the highlights:

A glimpse inside the Diamond

International College students have full access to the University’s facilities, including the £81 million undergraduate Engineering facility, the Diamond.


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UK’s number one Students’ Union
The Students’ Union at the University of Sheffield has been voted ‘number one’ in the UK for the past nine years (2009-2017) by the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. 


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Best spots in the city’s Instagram takeover reveals some of his favourite spots and sights in the city of Sheffield, including this stunning sunrise from the hill behind the train station.


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