• Film Recommendations: “Hypocrisy”

    Alex Watkin With the worst of Covid-19 now hopefully behind us, Alex looks back at the heights of the pandemic to pick out key themes surrounding the virus and how it has affected our lives. Over the next few months, Alex will be curating film recommendations around these key...
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    Looking Back On A Year Abroad: Valencia

    Isabel Murphy Firstly, I would like to say how grateful I am to have had the opportunity to do a year abroad despite all the travel restrictions and terrible things that have happened during the past year. I feel incredibly lucky to have had this experience even though it...
  • The Decline Of Among Us

    Daira Paterek Daria explores how such a small indie game blew up into a worldwide phenomenon, only to plunge back into obscurity. In 2020, Among Us was everywhere. Despite releasing in 2018, Among Us exploded in popularity in mid-2020. Yet its sudden surge in popularity was not long-term, as the game’s playerbase entered...
  • The Death Of The Duke: Did The Media Do It Right?

    On the morning of 9th April 2021 it was announced that Prince Phillip had died peacefully in his sleep. The UK’s usual TV schedule was halted and instead filled with documentaries about his service to the country and Queen....
  • The Return of Fans to Professional Sport- My Experience

    Matt Cotter Having been fortunate enough to obtain a ticket for Aston Villa’s final Premier League game of the 2020/2021 season, I look to share my first-hand experience of what the return to live sport entails and how impactful the COVID-19 Pandemic has been on the process. 1 Year,...
  • Universities Return To In-Person Teaching – After The Teaching Has Ended

    Hannah Penny expresses the frustration of many students around the country over remote university....
  • A Pandemic Year Abroad

    “Une année à l’étranger” is, in my opinion, a staple of the MFL degree. I hadn’t realised until I got out to Belgium this year how absolutely essential it is for students to be dunked headfirst into a scenario that forces them to converse with others in their studied...