Over the past few weeks the USA and the rest of the world have been protesting about how black people are treated in our society. As a society, we ignore the ugly truths and think everything is sunshine and rainbows. Sadly, the societal divide between races has been a long outstanding issue. As a matter … Continue reading #BLACKLIVESMATTER
Firstly, I would like to start by saying that the purpose of this article is to spark a discussion and the views that will be presented are my own. We all use some type of social media and we have seen the Black Lives Matter movement has gained a lot of traction, however, the protests … Continue reading Why do people care so much about statues?
We are currently living in uncertain times and the only thing that I can be certain about is that this is the time we will look back on and see the real changes that were made. We will no longer allow injustice and prejudice to be so prevalent in our society. We have seen the … Continue reading Justice for Sheku Bayoh!
Emily McConnell talks about how seeing her brother grow up with Down’s Syndrome, has made her realise the importance of communication Lockdown means different things for different people. While most of us are able to say how we’re feeling, others, who have communication support needs, rely on a range of adapted techniques to express their … Continue reading The art of communicating and why it should be valued
Isra Ali recounts her experience of getting into the legal profession and explains what motivates her to work in the job she loves. Hair brushed, blazer on, eyeliner flicked perfectly. The day was finally here. I was starting my first day as a Trainee Solicitor. Walking into Glasgow City Centre, I reminisced, thinking about the … Continue reading Working as a Solicitor – why I love what I do
Peter Anderson offers a glimpse into the techniques he uses to keep his mind healthy, especially in difficult times. “You can always have a laugh” That’s a quote from my mum and it’s most definitely true. While there is nothing particularly funny about what we’re going through, laughter is exactly what we need right now! … Continue reading Laughing – why we should be doing more of it
Based in Edinburgh, Rosalind Main is an Art Student at Edinburgh College of Art studying a Masters in Contemporary Art Practice. Her work primarily explores themes around social media, consumerist cultures and self image through photography and installation work. She is also a model and body inclusivity activist having co-founded the positivity campaign I Am … Continue reading I Am More Than – The work of an activist seeking fundamental change
Madni Tahir shares his experience of going into finance, suggesting tips on how to get into the profession, and describing the perks related to the field. So if you’ve not clicked on yet, this article is by a Finance Professional. We’re not the wordy type, we prefer our spreadsheets and journals. Although you could argue … Continue reading Getting your balance sheet to balance: the perks of a life in finance
By Sophie Kim In between all the hours on Tik-Tok and manic baking I have been doing to distract myself from the current madness, I have also been trying to find some positives in the world coming to a stop and so I hope my ramblings bring some comfort to you as well. Last year, … Continue reading Sustainability and the ‘new normal’
Ramadan in 2020 has been like no other year before. With new challenges to practicing her faith during the coronavirus lockdown, Iqra takes us on a journey for a week in the life of a Muslim fasting in Scotland #meltingscot Continue reading Iqra’s Covid-19 Ramadan Experience