• Is Nationalism the Answer to Fighting Coronavirus?

    ‘Other than rationing – which we don’t have – it all feels very similar, really.’ Said our very own Captain Tom, a 96-year-old neighbour, former royal correspondent at the Telegraph and World War II veteran. Still, Tom walks four miles a day to keep healthy and (before lockdown) would...
  • Courage from Phillip Schofield 

    Mr Schofield made an emotional announcement on ITV's This Morning, with his close friend Holly Willoughby, that it has taken many years for him to open up and let others know that he is gay. Prior to his television announcement, Phillip posted on Instagram, that he has been conflicted...
  • Talk, Talk, Talk: University Mental Health Day and the Importance of Using our Voice

    University Mental Health Day falls on 7th March 2019, and the campaign this year is all about the power of using your voice. The importance of communication is something repeatedly highlighted when discussing mental health, yet we can’t underestimate how difficult it is for people struggling with their mental...
  • Meet Your 2019 Community Officer Candidates

    During our Students’ Union Elections Media Day on Thursday 28th February, we chatted to the candidates who are running to be elected as your Community Officer for the 2019-20 academic year. Take a look at what they had to say. Jacob Collier Jacob Collier, current Community Officer, is running...
  • January Book of the Month: Milkman

    Anna Burns’ third novel, Milkman, is an interesting social comment but fails to completely capture your imagination by not meeting the potential of its plot. “I struggled to get that page-turning feeling” Milkman was the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize and maps the experiences of the protagonist...
  • One Heritage: Providing awareness of both the history and current realities of being of African heritage

    Within the university community diversity and inclusion is something that we continuously strive for. One Heritage is a student-led society and organisation currently best known for their event ‘The Space’, which is a discussion/debate held on campus, regarding issues of concern/interest in the African and Caribbean community. Along with...
  • Tacos, Tequila and Turtles: Volunteering in Mexico

    My year abroad found me on the pacific coast of Mexico in sleepy surf town San Pancho, little sister and neighbour to one of Mexico’s lively “Magic Villages” Sayulita. Here I volunteered in a centre called EntreAmigo’s that acted not only as the heart of the community but my...