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
The holidays are a great opportunity to spend time with your family. My mum and sister have lived in the US for almost two years now, and I rarely get the chance to spend time with them. This Easter, I decided to visit them in the US. However, due to the global health crisis, we have […]Read More How to stay connected in self-isolation
With the deadline of October 31st fast approaching, the possibility of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit is becoming increasingly likely. But, how will this affect British universities? In a recent report published by Universities UK – the representative organisation for more than 120 higher education institutions – it suggests that a ‘no-deal’ Brexit could be “one of […]Read More How will a ‘no-deal’ Brexit affect universities?
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?
Plastic. It’s everywhere – from food packaging, to clothes manufacturing, to your favourite cosmetics brand. In just over 100 years, it has become one of the leading causes of environmental change, and until very recently its impact went largely unnoticed. But, with the threat of global warming at an all-time high, we must start educating […]Read More The dangers of plastic in our oceans
Studies have shown that high levels of meat and dairy consumption are an important factor contributing to the climite crisis. But can a plant-based diet really help fight it? Well, I have been eating plant-based for almost 4 years now, and according to theplantway.com, I have saved an estimated 27,267 pounds of CO2, 40,177 square […]Read More How changing your diet could help fight climate change
In response to the growing mental health crisis, the government has launched a new training program to help teachers spot the early signs of mental illness among their students. As part of a £9.3 million Government scheme, one representative from every state school in the country will be offered a mental health training workshop to […]Read More Teachers to be trained in mental health: too little, too late?