All posts tagged peers

How to Deal with a Disappointing Essay.

We’ve all had those days when we just haven’t given one (or more, to be honest) of our essays enough time, whether it be because of  a lack of understanding […]

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, […]

Putting yourself out there. It can be terrifying, but would you rather try and see how it goes, or live with regret?

I’ve been writing this column for a year now and I can safely say, I have loved every minute of it. So much so that I am continuing it in […]

We need a respectful, verbal orgy.

Let’s go back to sex ed lessons at secondary school, they usually began with: ”And this is chlamydia.” You remember yourself wincing as your health teacher introduced you to STIs […]

GoldFish at Electric Brixton

Ahead of their upcoming event at Electric Brixton on Friday the 16th of March (tomorrow) I had the privilege of interviewing ‘GoldFish’- an electronic duo that create dance music containing […]

Tick Tock on the Brexit Clock

The Conservative government was defeated in the House of Lords during a vote on Wednesday over the security of three million EU citizens living in the UK. The vote was […]

World Mental Health Day at QMUL: Let’s chalk it out!

Statistics show that mental illness is a reality 1 in 4 of us will experience at some point in our lives. According to a survey undertaken by the NUS last […]