From Chemistry to Cats!

By Heather Ryce JANICE KENNEDY was a lecturer of Chemistry and Forensic Investigation at UWS, but gave up full time work to focus her time and energy on the animal charity she founded, CatFlap. CatFlap is a Scottish charity run from Janice’s home in Bearsden and is responsible for rescuing and rehoming over 4000 cats to date. The charity receives no Government funding and depends … Continue reading From Chemistry to Cats!

Up-cycle your old bike or piece of furniture

by Giulia Candussi Whether you are a student looking for a cheap second-hand bicycle or a creative artist who wants to give a new life to an old piece of furniture or you just want to get your hands dirty while doing something good for the community, there’s a place to go: Community Gift Exchange.  The charity shop is located inside the Kyle Shopping Centre … Continue reading Up-cycle your old bike or piece of furniture

Spreading Anti-Bullying awareness

By Natalie Miller Anti-Bullying week started this Monday to help show that respect is key to all our relationships – both online and offline. Bullying is a problem that happens anywhere and to a lot of people of many different races, age, gender and identity. A week dedicated for helping to prevent bullying is important because it helps the subject becoming less taboo, especially as … Continue reading Spreading Anti-Bullying awareness

Anti-Bullying week 13-17 November

By Natalie Miller Anti-Bullying week started this Monday to help with spreading awareness regarding this issue.  Bullying is a problem that happens anywhere and to a lot of people of many different races, age, gender and identity. A week dedicated for helping to prevent bullying is important because it helps the subject becoming less taboo, especially as the media does not report enough about this. … Continue reading Anti-Bullying week 13-17 November