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

£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

Politician aims to bridge gap between generations as he runs as youngest candidate in Scotland

By Calum Brown Cameron Glasgow, a 19-year-old from West Lothian, is the first candidate to run for the Green Party in Livingston, in a general election, since 2004. The Green candidate decided to take a year out before committing to … Continue reading Politician aims to bridge gap between generations as he runs as youngest candidate in Scotland