By Alice Liana Galli The ongoing pandemic of Covid-19 can be a reason for great concern for many people and its effect can have a huge impact on mental health, especially now that restricting measures have been put in place all over Scotland. However, some individuals might be more prepared to cope with the emergency than others. According to the licensed psychologist, specialised in the cognitive behavioural treatment of OCD, Fred Penzel, people suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder have a life-time experience training that teaches them how to overcome their worst fears, including the one of contagion. But what do … Continue reading Coronavirus and isolation, OCD sufferers might better cope with it
By Nora Garcia The majority of schools, colleges and Universities in the UK are now closed due to the Coronavirus spread. Online-Teaching is the current method employed to help students throughout their academic year. Professional Educators in schools and Universities … Continue reading Professional Educators facing Online-Teaching as an effect of COVID-19
by Mya Bollan Boris Johnston’s strict rules to tackle spread of coronavirus allow people to leave their homes once a day to exercise. The Prime Minister last night announced that the country is facing a “national emergency” and new rules … Continue reading Healthy at Home: Is exercise essential during lockdown?
By Sarah Livingston The United Kingdom woke up to strict restrictions amounting to a lockdown this morning. The new rules came last night as Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation, in what is being called the largest restriction on … Continue reading New Measures in Place as UK Enters Three-Week Lockdown
by Mya Bollan Scottish Football clubs to struggle as the game is suspended until 30 April at the earliest. Despite the Scottish football authorities (SFA) providing £1.5 million of funding, the financial hardship that coronavirus will inevitably bring to Scottish … Continue reading Football Fears: How are clubs coping with coronavirus?
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
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
By Amber Kane Researchers found that one in two Scottish people contacted the ambulance service 12 months before their death. Figures released from the Scottish Suicide Information Database ‘https://beta.isdscotland.org/find-publications-and-data/population-health/mortality/scottish-suicide-information-database/’ shows that Scots were considerably more likely to contact unscheduled care … Continue reading Scottish suicide victims reach out to ambulance services
by Ryan Brown After the government’s move to bring forward a ban on diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040 to 2035, is the country ready for a switch to electric? With the UK aiming to emit zero carbon by 2050, … Continue reading Is Scotland ready for the electric car?
By Leigh Taylor An upcoming drug summit organised by the Scottish Government alongside Glasgow City Council has reopened the discussion on the extent of our drug crisis compared to the rest of the UK. The issue has become particularly prominent … Continue reading Scottish Drug Summit needed to tackle ‘public health emergency’, says Minister