Jon Birchall, Guest Lecture, Discussing his Extensive Media Career From FIFA Intern to Goal.com, Man Utd and Reach PLC

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.  This week we hear … Continue reading Jon Birchall, Guest Lecture, Discussing his Extensive Media Career From FIFA Intern to Goal.com, Man Utd and Reach PLC

Can Covid-19 kill love? All the secrets to survive dating and being in a relationship

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

Students left waiting for answers as UWS decides next steps for assessments

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

MA Broadcast Journalism students facing campus restrictions as COVID-19 spreads

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

UWS Students and Staff face nervous wait for COVID-19 update

By Gordon McColm Last Friday, UWS students were sent an email that advised them “not to attend our campuses from Monday 16 March 2020”. The information was also posted online. Staff also received the email but they’ve been asked to remain on campus and provide support to their students. We’ve reached out to some of the staff working on campus today to hear how they’ve been affected by the changes. Today has been the first day with the new measures, so what has campus been like? “Pretty quiet” is the verdict from Chris Gilgallon. He’s a lecturer for the Broadcast … Continue reading UWS Students and Staff face nervous wait for COVID-19 update