Studying Abroad: Radboud Summer School in the Netherlands

Summer school aan de Radboud Universiteit. Ik studeerde Nedrlandse taal en cultuur. Earlier this year, I heard about Radboud University’s Summer School in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, after reading an email from Strathclyde about the programme. As I study English Literature, Journalism, and Creative Writing, I decided to apply to the Dutch Culture and Language class as […]

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Peer Assessment: Is It Really Helping Us Learn?

Published by The Strathclyde Telegraph. Students have an array of different responses to the subject of group work and peer assessment. Some relish in being ‘the leader’, the driving force of a project where they can showcase their creativity and encourage their team members. Some quietly enjoy group tasks simply because it gives them the […]

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Dismantling Islamophobia: The Qur’an According to Muslims – CultNoise Project

After the Paris attacks, I came up with the idea to compile a collection of quotes and stories from Muslims and/or people who have studied the Qur’an to address and dismantle the onslaught of Islamophobia being directed an innocent Muslims and refugees who are being wrongly associated with terrorism. We got some great and really […]

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Guest Blog: “An English Girl’s View on Scottish Independence” by Sophie Dishman

Introducing ‘moon child’ guest blogger: Sophie Dishman! I am a 21 year old student studying Journalism at the University of Sunderland. I have a keen interest in politics and international relations as well as mental health, carers issues and disability. I am also a blogger and Youtuber, writing and talking about my experiences of being […]

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My Facebook Writer Page – Like! Like! Like!

Don’t forget to ‘LIKE’ my writer’s page on Facebook to keep up to date with all my news, articles, short stories, poems, essays, musings and everything in between! I have some great opportunities in the pipeline and more exciting news coming soon so click that like button and I’ll keep you posted:

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School Skirt Ban: Educate Children Instead of Sexualising Them

If you watched ITV’s This Morning today or if you follow me on Twitter, you’ll have heard about this story. Read my latest Cultnoise Magazine article on the headmistress in Stoke-on-Trent who is enforcing a ban of skirts because they are too “distracting” for male pupils and, more worryingly, male teachers! School Skirt Ban: Educate […]

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Intern Diary: News writing at The National

In April, I did my first ever work experience writing for Scotcampus for two weeks in their Glasgow office. This internship was great because the editors at Scotcampus really gave me the creative freedom to come up with my own ideas and write in my own style. I honed my writing skills, I learned a […]

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Does Religion Have a Place in School?

Read my latest Cult Noise magazine opinion piece: “Does Religion Have a Place in School?” Extract: “One day, during an RMPS (Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies) lesson in secondary school, I started asking my teacher a few questions about Christianity. I was always confused by the mix of love/hate messages portrayed by the religion. The […]

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