All posts tagged school

Normal doesn’t exist

I have three assignments and an exam all in this month so obviously, I thought rather than studying, it would be the perfect time to go on Netflix. Procrastination at […]

Book Review: Liar by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

“A unique and beautifully written novel that explores the ethics and consequences of lying.” Nofar is just an ordinary teenage girl – so ordinary that she’s almost invisible. Serving customers […]

Personal Platform: Late

This poem demonstrates something we’ve all been through more than a few times in our lives. Whether it’s work, school or anywhere else, when your alarm doesn’t go off, your […]

Exclusive Review: Crispian Mills ‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’ – No, no it doesn’t

“What better place to learn bullying than at an English Public School.” Slaughterhouse Rulez tells the story of Don Wallace whose mother ships him off to an English Public School […]

PSHE Education: Is it time schools made mental health awareness a compulsory part of the curriculum?

At university mental health awareness is paramount. Last year, the annual Student Experience survey revealed that ‘87% of first year students find it difficult to cope with social or academic […]

Exclusive preview: MadLab molecular cocktail masterclasses

This month Madison will be launching ‘MadLab’: a new series of masterclasses with a science theme in mind. Think chemistry meets cocktails, or science geek meets drink connoisseur- unique right? […]

‘Smart’ drugs – What do they really do?

From pulling all-nighters and forgetting to eat, to replacing all the blood in your veins with Red Bull, the academic demands of University life undoubtedly pushes students to extremes. In […]

Making a Home

A packed suitcase. An empty room. A final cuddle with your pet. A last glance back at your family waving goodbye as you are walking through passport control at the airport: Leaving your home for the very first […]

Snow Day

I can sense it – it is unusually cold this morning. I try to shove the duvet off me, but my body resists. The icy air from beyond my bed briefly seeps into it through the minuscule gap that formed in my pathetic attempt to get up. I continue to […]