• Less Stuff, Richer Life.

    Are you ever stressed out but find yourself puzzled over the reason? Well, minimalism might just save your life. The term minimalism first appeared in the mid-1960s, describing an art movement that can be interpreted as a reaction against abstract expressionism and modernism....
  • Being Back at Home – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Most of us are probably back home, with our second semester being cut short suddenly. Just as we finally settled down and got comfortable after the Christmas break, it was time to up and leave. And now that we’re home for a long period of time, we’ve had to...
  • The Taste of Home

    Food is, for many of us, a significant way of staying connected with our cultural and national roots.  It is, in a way, a remedy to the physical distance and the feeling of homesickness that we are sometimes subject to when far from home. As a Malawian-born British citizen,...
  • Torn from home: Meeting Child Holocaust survivor, Joan Salter MBE

    Freedom is fundamental to our human rights, according to the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. We are created to be free and to act freely. Our human rights may not free us from our daily responsibilities like paying rent or meeting a deadline, but they do provide us...
  • Considering A Career In Social Work? Top 5 Reasons To Go For It

    Frontline is a children social work charity that recruits and develops outstanding individuals to become the next generation of social workers. Frontline has just been voted number 26 on the Times top 100 graduate employers. Social work can often be overlooked as a career option for graduates but here’s...
  • Adventuring Into Adulthood

    I remember coming to university and my responsibilities hitting me like a fast-moving train, even with the safety blanket of living in catered halls. I wasn’t ready to be an adult yet, I certainly didn’t feel like one, and I was overwhelmed by the thought and having to grow...
  • The best and worst things about going home for the holidays

    Coming home from university during the holidays is a bit weird, let’s be honest. Unpacking is too much effort, but at the same time living out of a suitcase is not a way to live. You feel like you are a stranger having been away for so long, yet...