Brexit Coin Scrapped

By Evann Clelland The recent extension of the date for the UK leaving the EU has affected not only the people of Britain, but also their money. The Royal Mint was asked to produce a new 50 pence piece to commemorate the UK’s exit from the EU on the October 31. However, as the date has been extended to the January 31, these coins have been rendered useless. These coins that have the October date, have been recycled by being sorted and shredded before being melted down. These coins had a similar design to the coin that was meant to … Continue reading Brexit Coin Scrapped

Industry Professionals Inform UWS Students of Online Hacks

Cyber security experts gathered at UWS Ayr Campus on Tuesday to inform students of the dangers posed by hackers and online viruses in the digital world. Phil Taylor of Palo Alto Networks was accompanied by Steven Wallace of FullProxy in a … Continue reading Industry Professionals Inform UWS Students of Online Hacks

UWS TV, “On Ayr” February 2019

Presented by Eszter Tarnai and Sarah Peddie with reports from Jack Ewing, Amy Park, Alex Doherty, Scott Bevan and Anais Mampuya. Sports reports and analysis  from Darren Weir and Sandrine Wyrich. Directed by Sarah Heckes, technical consultant Gareth Malone.   Continue reading UWS TV, “On Ayr” February 2019

Increase in Number of Scots Struggling to Pay Mortgage and Rent Costs

By Anais Mampuya Published on January 14, 2019 SCOTS are struggling to pay for their home has increased by nearly a third in the last two years, according to a study. YouGov published a research indicating that 12% of a sample size of 600 people said they were currently struggling to pay their rent or mortgage costs. The number is an increase on the 9% of respondents from two years ago when the same survey was conducted. YouGov suggests that the 12% figure is equivalent to nearly 200,000 households in Scotland. Last year’s figures showed that one million Scots were living … Continue reading Increase in Number of Scots Struggling to Pay Mortgage and Rent Costs