• ‘Allow It’: How Ethical Is The Ban On Slang In South London School?

    For decades, the education system has failed to recognise the important relation between language and cultural expression, particularly the use of slang among young, working class people. Teaching and standardisation of English in schools has rarely left room for cultural representation, which has been amplified by a recent case...
  • Vice Chancellor Addresses Student Concerns In Heated Q&A

    In an online Q&A session, Vice Chancellor Shearer West spoke to students about any concerns they had over how the University had managed the latest set or restrictions, and the support given to students. The sessions took place on the 9th and 11th February and addressed pressing questions from...
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    Making Neuroscience Accessible

    Lucy Woodward How does my brain work? How am I even thinking? What on earth is going on inside my head? These are all questions that neuroscience, an interdisciplinary science that studies the nervous system and brain activity, is intent on getting to the bottom of. In the last...
  • The Power Of Children’s Books

    Daria Paterek Children’s literature has always been a powerful tool in education. Playing an essential role in the development of children, books psychologically and linguistically aid their growth. However, the socio-emotional messages that children’s books convey are often overlooked. I want to focus on how children’s books tackle diversity,...
  • Wheels Galore! Adaptive Cars, Wheelchairs, And A Vibrant Daily Life With Cerebral Palsy

    This article is brought to you by Iain M MacLeod My name is Iain and I live in the Northeast of Scotland.  I was born in Stornoway at Lewis Hospital in 1963, and in 1966, when I was three and a half years old, I contracted Cerebral Palsy (CP)...
  • School Of English Hold Open Meeting Over Covid Concerns

    The School of English held an open meeting on Microsoft Teams at 2pm today for all students within the School to address students' concerns ahead of the new term....
  • SU Strikes Back At Government’s Response As ‘Still Not Good Enough’

    Alice Nott The Students’ Union has written to the government, along with the Vice Chancellor and the University’s executive board, to express their fears over the response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as seeking immediate support and guidance. They begin the letter by praising the efforts made by...