Working from home is never easy, but especially during this period of self-isolation, it seems almost impossible to stay productive. As students, the anxiety surrounding our future education is enough to cripple anyone’s work ethic. Over the next few months, we have a number deadlines for which we have limited resources, not to mention the […]Read More Working from home? How to stay productive during lockdown
I am now officially no longer a teenager…. what a scary thought! I spent most of my teenage years worrying about what others thought of me, and desperately trying to “fit in”. But, I also learnt a lot about myself. I cannot wait to see what this next phase of life will bring. For now, […]Read More Reflecting on what I’ve learned as I celebrate my 20th birthday
In July of last year, I wrote an article entitled “Crisis in Iran: Are we headed for War?”. In my closing statements, I argued that the Iran-US conflict was at a breaking point and that what comes next will shape relations between the West and the Middle East for years to come. The events of […]Read More The assassination of General Qasem Soleimani and the ongoing Iran-US conflict
If a healthy body equals a happy mind, why are so many of us against the #gymlife? While the physical and mental health benefits of exercising regularly are well-known, there are other factors that prevent young people from joining a gym. The chief of these reasons is the rising cost of gym memberships. Even with […]Read More To gym, or not to gym?
As tensions continue to escalate in the Iran-US crisis, so does the potential threat of war. The recent conflict between the two countries began in May 2018, when the US President Donald Trump abandoned an international agreement known as P5+1; a deal which involved the removal of economic sanctions against Iran in return for decreased […]Read More The Iran-US crisis: Are we headed for war?
In today’s climate, it is unsurprising that domestic headlines have been dominated in recent years by reports of increasing knife crime among young people. During talks with the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, the chairwoman of the National Police Chief’s Council, Sara Thornton, said that the number of fatal stabbings involving young people is “a national […]Read More Why are so many young people turning to violent crime?
In today’s world, social media has become the greatest scapegoat for many of society’s problems. While this is not without some cause, we often forget the advantages of these platforms, particularly in the world of education. Whether it concerns seeking advice, support, or a means of communication, social media has revolutionised the ways we interact […]Read More The role of social media in the world of education