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Computers are the future and COVID-19 shows us why

Computers and technology are the future of the world. How many times have you heard people say this? Whether we like it or not, computers are becoming more common within every aspect of society and being ignorant of this drastic change is no longer an option. It is certainly true that automation and the development …

Tweets allude to alleged lack of cleanliness at Queen Mary accommodation for NHS worker

A Twitter user has alleged the poor state of the accommodation provided to her mother, an NHS worker, by Queen Mary, University of London and claimed that her mother was told to “either stay in […the] accommodation or get sacked”. Many key workers have had to move away from their families during the COVID-19 crisis …

Quarantine: How it changes us, for the better

As the Coronavirus pandemic emerged this year, most people around the world were forced to quarantine in their homes to avoid its spread and contain it as much as possible. This pandemic was a surprise and an unfortunate event which in a way halted our everyday lives and forced us to live in uncertainty for …

COVID-19 and its effect on students

Universities have had their hand full dealing with the current COVID-19 crisis, which has; seem to have overtaken every household’s conversations across the world.  Exams have been cancelled all over the country, and international students have been told to return home. The majority of courses at universities have shifted to online teaching and exams to …

Refugee Camps and a Global Pandemic

A global pandemic. Global. Worldwide. An event that has reached, directly or indirectly, the vast majority of the world and forced unprecedented change and challenges upon a great number of people. The devastating impact of the virus has had wide-reaching ripple effects that emanate throughout our homes, our communities, and across the globe. In no …

The Gems of Europe

With the very real and very valid concerns arising over the Covid-19 virus, travel for exploration and adventure has understandably been heavily restricted. For fellow travellers, like myself, this may be a difficult and frustrating time; it is important to stress here that I do hope that everyone is making informed and sensible decisions in …

Coronavirus: False Pandemonium

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the month or so, you will have heard of the imminent threat, doom and gloom presented by the viral infection CORONA! Almost every news network has created dedicated sections on their sites reserved strictly for releasing a new article for whenever a new case is discovered. In …

Why Asia has yet to embrace sustainable investment, and why it should

Sustainable Investment, defined by the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment as “an investment discipline that considers environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria to generate long-term competitive financial returns and positive societal impact”, is a rapidly growing industry. A recent Financial Times article revealed that “$17.5tn out of the $79tn of total assets under …

Has reality TV gone too far?

Reality TV shows began by offering an intimate look into the private lives of specific groups – the homes of the Kardashians, the rich lifestyle in Chelsea, the fake tanning salons of Essex. Many people have been made famous and wealthy by exposing their lives for millions to watch. However, the industry has deteriorated. This …

Racial Discrimination Case against Queen Mary University Dismissed

Dr Hackley, a former academic member of staff at Queen Mary University of London, took the university to the East London Employment Tribunal for direct racial and gender discrimination and harassment as a continuing act in 2019. Dr Hackley, of Thai and Chinese ethnicities, was a BAME academic staff and Lecturer in Marketing within the …