The fire that destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp has been burning since 2015

This piece was written by aspiring journalist Lilia Sebouai. She tackles the ongoing refugee crisis, specifically the horrific events that have recently occurred in Moria, one of Europe’s largest refugee … Continue reading The fire that destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp has been burning since 2015

Econono-student’s top tips for making your student household more eco-friendly

Today’s guest blog comes from Lucia Simmons of econono-student. Econono was established by Liv Nono as an online hub for students, focusing on eco-living. I’m really impressed with the platform, … Continue reading Econono-student’s top tips for making your student household more eco-friendly

The 10 most underrated batsmen of the 21st Century

Today, I want to write a little piece on the sport I love – cricket. I know our blogs usually focus on culture, politics and many more of life’s issues, … Continue reading The 10 most underrated batsmen of the 21st Century

Can looking after your wealth improve your health?

This following article was written by Thomas Fairbank, host of the excellent MoneyEd podcast. Thomas is on a quest to help young adults become more astute and confident with their … Continue reading Can looking after your wealth improve your health?

Student food: Budgeting, Eating Well & Avoiding Waste

This guest blog comes from the brilliant Lauren Leyva, also known as @the.starving.student on Instagram. Lauren has built a superb platform to help people eat healthily on a budget, with … Continue reading Student food: Budgeting, Eating Well & Avoiding Waste

Sustainable fashion: how can we make a change?

The following blog has been sent in by Claudia Thomas, who has previously written an incredibly insightful piece on homelessness for our site. The subject matter of this blog is … Continue reading Sustainable fashion: how can we make a change?

How to keep learning when the world is on fire…

This piece comes from Osaro Ewansiha of the Class of 2020 project. The subject matter is mental health, which has become a prevalent issue for many of us during this … Continue reading How to keep learning when the world is on fire…

Why are we hostile to immigrants?

The following piece is a condensed version of the final episode of our podcast series on racism. Make sure you check out the series if you haven’t yet!    Governments throughout … Continue reading Why are we hostile to immigrants?

Now is not the time to stand still: take charge of your future and apply to university

The following opinion piece has been sent in by Ruki Heritage, Director of Student Experience at the University of Bedfordshire. She details important factors that potential university students should be … Continue reading Now is not the time to stand still: take charge of your future and apply to university

The jobs are gone… now what?

I am sure many of us will be stressed about the job market at present. The uncertainty caused by a looming recession is not an enjoyable space to be. With … Continue reading The jobs are gone… now what?

“You May Never Understand, But You Can Try”

The following piece is written by 22 year-old Ken Livingstone who grew up in Manchester. Much like the previous piece uploaded to the blog, Ken provides a first-hand account of … Continue reading “You May Never Understand, But You Can Try”

“Am I Good Enough?”

The following piece is from Seun Odusanya, who shares her experience of growing up as a black British girl. She was made aware of her differences as a teenager, as … Continue reading “Am I Good Enough?”