Foraging: Mother Nature’s best alternative to supermarkets emptied by Covid-19

By Alice Liana Galli In the past days we have assisted to panic buying by shoppers who have emptied the shelves of supermarkets all over the country. Yesterday the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who have tested positive for Covid-19, have reassured the people to stay home and prefer delivery services instead. However, those services seem to have no spare slots and the waiting times are of few weeks. So what can people do in the meantime? Mother nature offers them the answer: go foraging. But what is foraging? According to Aimee Cornwell, foraging is “going out into nature and be … Continue reading Foraging: Mother Nature’s best alternative to supermarkets emptied by Covid-19

Influencers as Key-Entertainers over Social Media during Quarantine

By Nora Garcia Influencers from all over the world have been in quarantine for weeks now, owing to the Coronavirus spread. Now, these content-creators are making paid advertisements from home and creating new content in order to entertain their followers … Continue reading Influencers as Key-Entertainers over Social Media during Quarantine

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

UWS: Our new funds to support international students

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

COVID-19 forced Million people to Work from Home

By Nora Garcia Workers from different enterprises and companies around the world, have been working from their homes for weeks now. Coronavirus is affecting everyone in all of the different sectors. Company workers are at a high risk of contracting … Continue reading COVID-19 forced Million people to Work from Home

Thesis and dissertation work: is online research enough?

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?

2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games postponed over Covid-19 fears

By Sarah Livingston The 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan have been postponed. The Games, which were originally scheduled to take place from July 24 – August 9, will now take place no later than the summer … Continue reading 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games postponed over Covid-19 fears