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Under pressure, pushing down on me…

28th February 2022

Hollie Moir explores the pressures faced by university students juggling part-time jobs and full-time university loads through the pandemic.  Alexa, play Surface Pressure from the Encanto Soundtrack. Now, this article will not tackle the pressures of being the middle sister of a magical Colombian family, but it will discuss something that most students can relate ...


All work and no play makes Scots a dull lot

7th December 2021

With the Scottish government trialing a four-day work week, Basilia Weir examines how this will benefit students. I really like this whole “I don’t dream of labour” movement going on right now. Not long into my time at university, I got into a tailspin about my future. It’s not that I didn’t know what I ...


Making self-care work for you

15th October 2021

In the first installment of our self-care series, Katrina Williams discusses why self-care days aren’t always realistic. Let’s cut to the chase: university students barely have any time to spare outside of lectures, homework, societies, part-time work and (arguably most importantly) late-night benders. Thus, the miraculous, idealised, oh-so-dreamy concept of taking a full day off ...


Working hard or hardly working?

12th March 2021

With everything online now, how are we meant to prepare for the working world without hands-on work experience? It’s been almost a year since the pandemic started and lockdown became our way of life. Yet, time goes on and another academic year has gone by with it, making some of us approach the final years ...


Experience or exploitation?

3rd February 2021

Should you ever provide work for free as an aspiring artist? There’s a debate in the young artist community over providing artwork for free: should artists have to give away their work with no compensation just for the sake of publicity and to build their portfolio, or should artists still be compensated no matter how ...