Online grocery delivery services seeing overload during Covid-19 crisis

By Sarah Livingston The demand for online grocery shopping has skyrocketed during the Covid-19 pandemic, causing panic for customers who aren’t able to leave their homes and a logistical nightmare for supermarkets. If you’re one of the lucky ones who … Continue reading Online grocery delivery services seeing overload during Covid-19 crisis

Facing Covid-19 while young and "Invincible"

By Alice Liana Galli The Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warns that coronavirus advice “shouldn’t be seen as optional” but as a set of rules to be followed by everyone. That includes young people who she says are showing “sense of invincibility” during the ongoing pandemic. The warning follows the rise of the Scottish death-toll to 14 from Covid-19. Speaking on BBC radio Scotland Good morning Scotland programme earlier today, Nicola Sturgeon declared that the rules put in place by the Scottish Government are the key to slowing down the spread of the virus and reduce its peak impact, and … Continue reading Facing Covid-19 while young and "Invincible"

Panic Buying around the UK as Covid 19 spreads

By Zainab Arowoshere As the deadly virus spreads, shoppers in all part of the UK are in a panic situation which is leading to people buying more than what is needed in their specific homes as everyone is scared there … Continue reading Panic Buying around the UK as Covid 19 spreads

MA Broadcast Journalism students facing campus restrictions as COVID-19 spreads

By Nora Garcia ”I think that the University should be able to figure something out. I hope they will, but I just don’t know.”. ”I’m afraid because I’m only in this country for one and a half year VISA, so … Continue reading MA Broadcast Journalism students facing campus restrictions as COVID-19 spreads

UWS International Student wants more information and assurance of their stay in the UK as COVID 19 spreads

By Zainab, The University made an announcement on friday tor its student to stay away from all of the Campuses from March 16 2020 due to the spread of the deadly disease known as Corona Virus. While some students think … Continue reading UWS International Student wants more information and assurance of their stay in the UK as COVID 19 spreads

Living in a student campus at the time of COVID-19

By Alice Liana Galli A bitter start of the week for colleges’ and universities’ students all across Scotland where the structures have closed due to coronavirus outbreaks. Among them also the students from the University of the West of Scotland based in Ayr. Today, UWS’ students were asked not to attend to their regular classes and embrace online teaching and examinations instead. However, despite course materials are being put online and students have been informed that exams would not be taking place in the usual halls, another major issue is raising concerns among them. What is going to happen to … Continue reading Living in a student campus at the time of COVID-19

UWS Ayr Campus international students returning to their countries as COVID-19 spreads

By Nora Garcia The UWS Ayr Campus advised last Friday for their students ‘’not to attend campuses from the 16th of March’’ as a consequence of the spread of the coronavirus. After that announcement, UWS International students started to get … Continue reading UWS Ayr Campus international students returning to their countries as COVID-19 spreads

South Ayrshire Council plans to refurbish Ayr: will they manage to bring life back to the town?

By Layla Maguire Those who have visited Ayr will know it as a place to visit in the summer months for a day at the beach. However, the town used to be filled with busy shoppers on the high street … Continue reading South Ayrshire Council plans to refurbish Ayr: will they manage to bring life back to the town?

£19m seized from criminals to go to youth projects in Scotland

By Gregor Sleith Organisations across the country that help disadvantaged youths have been given extra funding via seized criminal assets. The CashBack for Communities programme is aimed at young people aged 10-24 living in areas hardest hit by crime across … Continue reading £19m seized from criminals to go to youth projects in Scotland