• Students In Isolation: The £1,750 Hotel Quarantine Charge

    Victoria Mileson A recent government announcement now requires those returning to the UK from overseas to pay £1,750 for a mandatory hotel quarantine. The new guidance will require British nationals to quarantine in a hotel for a minimum of 10 days in a government-approved facility if they have returned...
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    Walking A Marathon According To TikTok: Nottingham Edition

    Victoria Hornagold It’s July 2020. The UK has been in lockdown for four months. We’ve drunk more bottles of wine than we care to admit and never want to see a home HIIT workout again. We’ve even cut ourselves a dodgy fringe and dyed our hair pink (that’s a...
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    What Makes A Good Vaccine Rollout: A Country-By-Country Comparison

    Adam Goriparthi  A vaccination a day keeps the pandemic at bay. It’s no secret that the UK’s handling of lockdown measures was… delayed. However, did we rectify our mistakes with our administration of COVID-19 vaccines? What determines the success of vaccine rollout? Why are some countries better at it than others?  A Successful Rollout  Doses given per 100 people (as of 11th Feb):  Israel – 66.4  UAE – 47.9  UK – 20.3  US – 13.5  EU – 4.2  As the data above highlights, increased vaccine administration seems to...
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    Dubai’s Influencer Invasion: Essential Or Insensitive?

    Hannah Sutton Many internet influencers are under criticism online for their constant flurry of social media uploads in Dubai, the Maldives, Mexico and the Caribbean – arguably exchanging their lockdown lives in the U.K. for more glamorous and liberal lifestyles. With many social media influencers living in London, the...
  • Sustainable Tourism In Cumbria: The UK’s First Carbon Neutral County?

    Melina Williams As the climate crisis escalates, it is becoming more and more evident that human activity is behind the record temperature rise and that we must take action sooner rather than later. Cumbria, the home of the Lake District, has set out a new carbon neutral plan, with...