Acclaimed Investigative Journalist Livvy Haydock Delivers A Key Note Lecture For UWS BA + MA Journalism Students

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world.  This week we hear … Continue reading Acclaimed Investigative Journalist Livvy Haydock Delivers A Key Note Lecture For UWS BA + MA Journalism Students

Jon Birchall, Guest Lecture, Discussing his Extensive Media Career From FIFA Intern to Goal.com, Man Utd and Reach PLC

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world.  This week we hear … Continue reading Jon Birchall, Guest Lecture, Discussing his Extensive Media Career From FIFA Intern to Goal.com, Man Utd and Reach PLC

From Freelancing Across Scotland to Coming Home To The Highlands, BBC Reporter Isla Todd Guest Lecture

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world.  Isla Todd discusses her … Continue reading From Freelancing Across Scotland to Coming Home To The Highlands, BBC Reporter Isla Todd Guest Lecture

From Making $50 a Week as a Radio DJ to Interviewing Mother Teresa, Jim Clancy, UWS Journalism Guest Lecturer

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world.  Jim Clancy has done it all with a career spanning 50 years covering wars, political coups, famines and some of the defining moments in recent history as a broadcast journalist. A Bureau chief across the world for CNN and an Emmy winner he shares insights into what it takes to make it to the very top of international journalism. Continue reading From Making $50 a Week as a Radio DJ to Interviewing Mother Teresa, Jim Clancy, UWS Journalism Guest Lecturer

National Sports Broadcaster Gordon Duncan Delivers a Guest Lecture to UWS Journalism BA and MA students

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world. Gordon Duncan, the voice … Continue reading National Sports Broadcaster Gordon Duncan Delivers a Guest Lecture to UWS Journalism BA and MA students

Keeping Fit During Self-Isolation: The Funktional Way

In times of panic, worry and concern; there’s one East Kilbride gym doing their bit in making sure people can get their fitness fix. The COVID-19 pandemic has completely taken over the United Kingdom. The country has come to a shuddering halt, as many businesses including the likes of restaurants, retail outlets and gyms, have closed their doors due to overwhelming health concerns. The result of this epidemic has led millions into self-isolation and social distancing, a venture that is essential in ensuring the containment of this virus. Although this has been the downfall for many businesses across the UK, … Continue reading Keeping Fit During Self-Isolation: The Funktional Way

Scotland continues to go green as renewable energy production hits record high

By Gordon McColm Scotland’s renewable energy production accounted for 90% of all electricity used last year, according to data released by the Scottish Government. It means Scotland is on course to meet its target to have all its electrical consumption come from renewable sources by the end of this year. The figures highlight a more than doubling of production since 2011. Accounting for the majority of the growth has been an expansion into wind energy. Spending on building turbines, largely onshore developments, led to wind power proving enough electricity for almost every home in the country for a day in … Continue reading Scotland continues to go green as renewable energy production hits record high

Corona Virus makes Contact Dancing Contact less to improve mental health

By Christopher Dass The corona lock down is taking a tole on many as it restricts ones movements and activities confining them to a limited space, affecting their mental health. Making artists across the world take to social media in creating conversations and activities. One form of activity is dancing! Dancers across the world are now taking to social media to stream live dance lessons to keep people active during these rough times. But can dance help in making the mental health of people better? Dr. Alicia Smith a mental health councilor believes that dance can help improve the mental … Continue reading Corona Virus makes Contact Dancing Contact less to improve mental health