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It’s okay to not enjoy Freshers’ week – University can still be the best years of your life student.jpg
If you're not a naturally extroverted person like myself,, moving to university might feel like the scariest thing you've ever done. For me, Freshers’ week was a blur, and I don’t have particularly fond memories of the bits I do remember. It was busy, there was way too much going on and I was torn between staying...
Jon Snow was right to highlight media failings on social issues, but only actions show a willingness to change Jon Snow, Kettle mag,
Veteran Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow made headlines last week for his MacTaggart lecture at the Edinburgh TV Festival, during which he said he felt ‘on the wrong side on the social divide’ when reporting on the Grenfell Tower fire. Words are all well and good, but it takes real action to ensure sufficient...
Too little too late: why the government’s promise of extra funding to reduce the impact of austerity just doesn’t cut it close school, kettlemag,
The education sector has faced unprecedented cuts to its funding for years now, and the latest promise by the government of £1.3bn of extra funding will provide very little respite. Education Secretary Justine Greening announced last month an extra £1.3bn in funding for schools over the next two years to enable schools to provide a...