All posts tagged experience

QConsult – Why YOU Should Give It A Go.

University is all about experiences. Reflecting back on my time at university now that I am in my third year, I wish I had tried out more of the opportunities […]

Exclusive Review of Gaspar Noé’s ‘Climax’.

Noé’s LSD cinematic bad trip is a masterpiece. With films like Irreversible, Enter the Void, and Love, Gaspar Noé has proven himself as France’s most controversial auteur. His films are distinctive and disturbing yet […]

How To Stay Friends While Staying With Friends.

Like every other person unfortunate enough to have experienced the London rental market, the thought of paying £650 a month for a room makes my stomach churn. I take issue […]

Feeling lonely? You’re not alone

When I was trying to find a theme for this column, I spent ages looking for something that I really felt passionate about, until I realised it had been staring […]

Friends and loved ones of those experiencing mental health problems occupy the liminal space between within and without – so what do they have to say?

Parents, siblings, extended family, friends, co-workers and peers, all of these people matter in varying ways to individuals. They are our support networks. Without them, many of us would crumble, […]

For George Orwell to get published now he would have to flash his nipples on Love Island and Vera Wang would start promoting Pretty Little Thing on Instagram

Last summer, I found myself discussing the differences between fame and infamy (https://www.shoutoutuk.org/2017/09/11/shakespeare-wouldnt-make-now-hed-cbb-clothing-line-rep-fittea/). Essentially, I concluded that in the last decade there has been a rise and media takeover of […]

The Chocolate Room @ Harrow

If you are chocaholic (like me) then this is definitely the right place for you. After working hard on assignments for months, I decided it was time to treat myself […]

Mental Health Awareness Week – This Year’s Theme and Why the Issue Shouldn’t Only Be on Our Lips for Seven Days

This week was Mental Health Awareness Week and in its 17th year the charity and organiser, the Mental Health Foundation, has focused on stress and how we’re coping. They surveyed […]

Does Queen Mary’s History Department Stifle Dissertation Creativity?

For many of us, the culmination of our time at university is the writing of our dissertations. Everything builds up to it. Although the prospect of spending a gruelling amount […]