• Can A Growing Population Be Sustainable?

    The United Nations observes World Population Day on the 11th of June. In 1989 this day was known as the Day of Five Billion. In the years since, our population has continued to grow to 7.8 billion today. Is it possible for a sustainable future with this continued growth?...
  • Who Put The ‘I’ In International: Is English Really The Global Language?

    The barrier of language has proved globally to be an ongoing endeavour, with the ability to speak multiple languages fluently – especially for Brits – often being a ‘foreign’ concept. This is due to English being the world’s lingua franca, with 4 nations speaking English as their primary language...
  • Sustainable Travel: The New Trend for 2019

    It’s hard to miss the sustainable living trend these days and valiant efforts are being made globally to go vegetarian, ditch the plastics and get recycling. But what does this mean for travel? Sadly, the environmental impact of all those last-minute cheap flights, package holidays and year-long backpacking trips...
  • Erasmus +: Opportunities you didn’t know you had

    In the UK we have a tendency to associate ‘Erasmus’ solely with courses that offer a year abroad and as an ambiguously-defined institution that awards language students free money to galavant around Europe. In reality, it is much more than this and is in fact a very serious scheme...
  • Study Abroad Stresses: Part Two

    Although going on a year abroad can be one of the most exciting and life changing experiences of a person’s life, there are many drawbacks that make us question if we are making the right decision to take one. One of the most common reasons is homesickness and not...
  • Sustainable cities: A New World Focus

    Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in urbanised areas, with numbers growing all the time. A city’s biggest concern must now be that their growth is sustainable – any new developments must meet the needs of the present population without compromising the needs of future generations....