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
by Mya Bollan Self employed workers told that they have “not been forgotten” but newly announced grants are not fully inclusive. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced measures to support self employed workers. The support means that a taxable grant will be … Continue reading Some self employed people to fall through the crack
By Zainab Arowoshere COVID 19 is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered Corona virus, it has grown into a pandemic disease and nobody is immune to it, Everyone is at risk of contracting this deadly virus with a … Continue reading How dangerous is COVID 19?
By Alice Liana Galli Facing coronavirus can be challenging, especially if you are a foreign student away from home and you are experiencing financial difficulties. But what is the University doing to support them? According to the International Student Advice Team, a new hardship fund is about to be released. Last night the University of the West of Scotland has officially closed its gates but the decision didn’t stop the International Student Advice Team from working – from home – to a new set of measures to support UWS international students. Speaking the Team earlier today, they reassure that they … Continue reading UWS: Our new funds to support international students
By Sarah Livingston The culmination of a Master’s degree is normally a heavily research based thesis or dissertation, but with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, some students are having to alter their plans. Universities across Scotland have been closed, following new … Continue reading Thesis and dissertation work: is online research enough?
by Mya Bollan Online banking may not be an option for everyone but what are banks doing to support customers? Bank branches are permitted to stay open, despite the strict rules that have ordered non essential shops and businesses to … Continue reading Banking and Coronavirus: Is online banking accessible for all?
By Alice Liana Galli Dating at the time of Covid-19 can be challenging, especially with the new rules set in place all over Scotland yesterday. Without being able to leave the house- except for the bare necessities like going grocery shopping, exercising once a day, going to work or to the pharmacy- meeting new people or spending time with our lovers is almost impossible. But can Covid-19 really kill love? According to the sexual health and consent educator Samantha Bitty, love can survive the ongoing pandemic even in isolation. How? Using creativity and moving personal intimacy from in person to … Continue reading Can Covid-19 kill love? All the secrets to survive dating and being in a relationship
By Gordon McColm Despite a series of meetings at the start of the week, UWS is still yet to clarify the extent measures it will take as the Coronavirus spreads across Scotland. Cases have more than doubled since students were … Continue reading Students left waiting for answers as UWS decides next steps for assessments
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
By Sarah Livingston As borders are closing around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many international students are making the quick decision to return to their home countries. Face to face classes at the University of the West of … Continue reading UWS International Students Choosing to Stay in Scotland