Staff left feeling ‘exploited’ and ‘burnt out’ after semester one

13th January 2022

We talk to members of staff at the University who have been feeling burnout as a result of rising workloads and a lack of welfare provision. Going into the academic year the issue of staff burnout was a concern. The issue was flagged at the University court session in September, where the minutes note that ...

Is activism burnout inescapable?

5th May 2021

Sophie Gorman explores what to do when the news and social media make activism feel all too much. “Doom scrolling” is a term that gained popularity during 2020, meaning consuming a large quantity of negative news online all at once. It’s hard to avoid this feeling of the world being a terrifyingly unjust place when ...