Last month, several human rights groups and LGBTQ+ organisations sent a letter to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan, calling for the introduction of new legislation that prohibits discrimination on the grounds of gender identity […]
Giulio Bajona shares four iconic characters and moments from this ‘unprecedented’ year, in a cultural countdown of 2020
The proportion of students graduating with firsts has increased significantly in England over the past eight years, with the Office for Students, the higher education regulator, often not being able to explain some of these […]
On Thursday (26 November), Matt Hancock announced which areas in England will be assigned to Tier 1, 2 and 3, respectively, under the so-called ‘COVID-19 Winter Plan’ set out by the Prime Minister earlier in […]
Need some fashionable quarantine reading? Giulio Bajona talks you through the fashion magazines available through our very own university library. With issues past and present, you’ll never be bored again.
In the midst of the current crisis, we may sometimes feel consumed by our worry and anxieties. We tune in to the latest news for regular updates and practical advice, or perhaps, on a deeper […]
Welcoming new members every week, rehearsals for the choir started on 17th March and are to continue every Tuesday. However, this is not at odds with current lockdown restrictions: it all happens online. ‘Sofa Singers’ […]
Although some of us may be more prone to it than others, there’s always a time during the second semester when we all feel that ‘mental fatigue’ which has been accumulating since the start of […]
NUS (National Union of Students) have launched a new campaign to help save the Erasmus programme, which faces an uncertain future now that the UK has officially left the European Union. Initially founded in 1987, […]
I am not talking about mass hysteria, the kind of panic that translates into irrational behaviour and stops us from being kind to each other. I am talking about a more ‘rational’ type of concern, […]
Meditation may sound like an ancient and exotic practice, often associated with images of Eastern wisdom and detachment from reality, but my experience has taught me that it can be a loyal companion in a hectic and often stressful life.