Jeremy Corbyn visits Queen’s

Lewis Sloan, Features Editor.  The Whitla Hall at Queen’s University has reached full capacity today, for the visit of Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn. As I take my seat and await his arrival on the stage from which he will give his lecture, I am struck by the variety of age groups present in theContinue reading “Jeremy Corbyn visits Queen’s”

‘The Happiness Scrapbook’: A Queen’s graduate’s quest to make the internet a more positive place

Lewis Sloan, Features Editor It is no secret that the mental health of people in Northern Ireland leaves a lot to be desired. Almost half of young people here say they have experienced a mental health problem such as depression or anxiety. Those alarming statistics, published in a report by the Prince’s Trust last month,Continue reading “‘The Happiness Scrapbook’: A Queen’s graduate’s quest to make the internet a more positive place”

Are current proposals for a UK Citizen’s Wealth Fund effective in tackling economic inequality?

Michael McConway, Contributor. A recent policy paper published by a Think-tank called the Institute for Public Policy Research has proposed that all UK born citizens should be given £10,000 when they reach the age of 25 to help address growing wealth inequality. ‘ ‘The study and its subsequent policy recommendations were inspired by startling economic inequalityContinue reading “Are current proposals for a UK Citizen’s Wealth Fund effective in tackling economic inequality?”

Volunteering Charity, Agape Offers ‘Uni Rep’ Roles To Students

Volunteering charity, Agape, are introducing new university representative roles across the UK to encourage students to sign up for their unique programmes in Africa. In their own words, here is some information on how you can get involved, and why you should. One of the UK’s leading volunteering charities, Agape, has begun offering specialist universityContinue reading “Volunteering Charity, Agape Offers ‘Uni Rep’ Roles To Students”