It’s that time of year again when many students will be moving into new flats or preparing to move into halls. An experience that would not be complete without a mandatory trip to IKEA – a trip I have made at the start of every academic year since being at university for those affordable finishing … More Steptoe’s Yard: cheaper than IKEA?!
A little less than two years ago, I began to attend speaker’s training at the Glasgow University Union. At the beginning of my university career, I was yet to shed that shyness that had picked at my confidence since before my teenage years. On the face of it, debating seemed a strange choice for someone … More A Word on Debating at Glasgow and The EUDC
The anticipation of travel is like nothing else. Once the flights are booked, it’s months of waiting, scrolling the hashtags of the places you’re going, reading endless blogs and watching self-proclaimed travel vloggers on YouTube. Like most other instances in life, social media shows an ever so slightly rose-tinted view of travelling the world. So, … More Central America: The Perfect Escape Route
To see the other side of the article “For the Trump Protest” click here. Protest are a key tool in the democratic system when wielded right. They can put pressure on leaders to pursue legislative change, or to address injustice. Trump is a self-serving, vindictive, narcissistic, racist, but these protests were misplaced. What was the … More Against the Trump Protest
To see the other side of the article “Against the Trump Protest” click here. Protests are a space of commutative political and social action; a collective appeal to fight perceived injustices and societal frustrations; a call to those in power to be listened to and considered in national and wider global decisions and policy. Public … More For the Trump Protest
In 1972 a band of 1,000 LGBT+ people marched in the streets of London, the first time pride was brought to the UK. Fast forward nearly half a century later, and pride is a huge event that attracts hundreds of thousands every year and huge commercial sponsors. LGBT advertising is so present in current society … More Marked With Pride
If you, like me, are finding the summer months without all the activity of uni already beginning to drag here are some ideas for what to do when the amazing weather inevitably packs it in. Helping to stop you being SO bored you have to turn to extreme measures, like starting your reading list early… … More ProCRAFTination
The NHS is turned 70 on the 5th July 2018 and its time to give credit where credit is due. The NHS in England alone treats more than 1.4 million patients every 24 hours and it is the UK’s largest employer with over 1.5 million staff ranging from midwives, nurses, doctors, porters and researchers from … More Dear NHS, Happy Belated 70th!
This July may as well be branded a showcase of international sport. Wimbledon is back, the Tour de France kicked off last night and the quarterfinals of the World Cup are well under way. We want to see Federer win his 21st grand slam and Ronaldo scoring magnificent goals. We want to see Mark … More G.O.A.T or Not?
So either you are at home bored out of you mind because there is nothing to do, or you are trapped in your student flat bored out of you mind because there is nothing to do… either way nipping to the cinema is an ideal way to stave off the boredom for a few hours. … More A Summer of Film: Part Two