All posts tagged UK

Begone Stigma: Women and Plastic Surgery

It is not uncommon to hear the words ‘fake’ and ‘unrealistic’ when a conversation about plastic surgery comes up. Guys will usually chip in their two cents and mention how […]

Twenty going on Twenty-Two

Age is just a number? Perhaps in England, but in Korea, it is a much bigger deal. In Korea, when you are born, you are automatically labelled as one-year-old. Before […]

Korean 101: the history of Hangul

From the age of seven I have been introduced to many languages and cultures. We were encouraged to learn – well, pay attention to – Spanish, French, and German; however, […]

The Honkabillies & Friends VS Cancer Review

We have all been affected by cancer one way or another in life. Those who survive it, or have been affected by it, thrive to provide support to anyone and […]

Exclusive Review: Chasing Deer @ Hope and Anchor, Islington.

I spent my Saturday night stalking antelope. Beat that. What a night. For an emerging yet unsigned band in the UK, Chasing Deer possess an immense amount of charisma, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

The SU’s ‘Study Well’ Initiatives – Genuine Support or Not Addressing the Real Issues?

In the last couple of weeks, the SU has put on its annual ‘Study Well’ program. This has involved a miniature petting zoo, free fruit, Study Well notepads and bottles, […]