What does it mean to be a man? This is a question that I've always been puzzled by. Sweeping gendered stereotypes aside, is there really any difference between the answer to this and what it means to be a woman? Surely the real question here should be 'What does it mean to be human?'. And … Continue reading “To be a man is to be honest and to be human” – Male Mental Health Month: Loughborough HeadsUp.
On Saturday 28th October, EMN (Ethnic Minorities Network) and HeadsUp held a collaborative event to round off EMN’s work throughout October celebrating Black History Month. This event was a discussion panel about Mental Health in the BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) Community and enabled people to ask questions to a panel of representatives. The Panel … Continue reading Mental Health in the BME Community: Panel Discussion – HeadsUp
As part of my new role as Communications Officer for HeadsUp, it is my job to publicize the work we do and the campaigns that we run through a variety of different articles. HeadsUp is a student run group at Loughborough who work to raise awareness of mental health and attempt to dispel the stigma which surrounds it.
In this post, I finally ticked off another city on my travel bucket list with an overnight stay in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh. Contains some novelty slippers, artery-clogging local cuisine and exposure to traditional Scottish weather. Also included are photos from the Loughborough Academic Awards and Summer Ball which were also part of this weekend.
A post discussing whether the quality of the material in which academics from online journals is necessarily better than that found in book chapters. This is the final installment from my academic blog which was assessed as part of a module at university.
We live in the generation of the ‘three click society’. This refers to the average amount of time it takes a person to find the information they are searching for on the internet. Apps deliver Breaking News Alerts. New Releases from an author are documented in a Facebook Event. You can be sure that the … Continue reading The ‘Three Click’ Society
This was one of my favourite posts to create last summer and, now that I've had a little bit of spare time, I couldn't wait to compile a new collection. It's a common complaint for an English student to have; I spend so much time reading (or not reading) course material and critical views that I have … Continue reading My Easter Bookshelf
Recently I did something that made me feel like an adult - signing a contract for my first student house with my friends. I decided to write a post which should really have a subheading of 'How to Avoid Getting Screwed Over by Landlords in your University Area'