By Rachel Garvey Do you prefer the city or the countryside? There are two typical answers: “I prefer the city to the countryside” and “I prefer the countryside to the city”. I am the person who prefers both. I live in the countryside and it has drawbacks of its own, the benefits can only be found in the city. The city has drawbacks of its own too, the benefits can be found … [Read more...] about Opinion: The sheep are my alarm clock
By Rachel Garvey Alex Coughlan is a third year BA with Human Rights student, and the Students’ Union’s first Gender and LGBT+ Rights Officer. “I have really enjoyed what I’ve been able to do as an officer. The Athena Swan gender equality process is being started across a number of schools across the University. It has been great to see the receptiveness of various staff … [Read more...] about Alex Coughlan, Gender and LGBT+ Rights Officer, says casework has been very rewarding
By Rachel Garvey As students, we are learning more and more about the world we live in everyday through our chosen subjects. These chosen subjects give us the inspiration to go out and travel around the world, to discover hidden adventures around every new corner. Travelling alone or with friends can give you the confidence to step out of your comfort zone and experience … [Read more...] about Opinion: It’s the little things about travelling
By Rachel Garvey Do you know that feeling when you wake up on a Monday morning, the warmth and familiarity of your bed begging you to stay and to not disrupt the warmth that radiates under the covers? It’s a good feeling, but then once slip into the half awake and half-asleep stage your mind wanders a little to that pending essay that is due in a couple of days. Before you … [Read more...] about Opinion: The library versus home
By Rachel Garvey As students, we are well accustomed to our mothers going on about earning money to invest in the future. Yes mother, I’m aware by now, thanks for the daily reminders. There are some jobs we will always remember, and we gain knowledge of the new skills we learned from them, but the jobs that we don’t want to remember are ones that we must learn from. To … [Read more...] about Opinion: When should you quit your job?