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5 ways to be generous, even when you can’t afford to be

As a student (or anybody really) you're often under immense pressures to 'do good'. And, speaking from personal experience, if moving away from home to a new city, the homelessness crisis may come of a shock to you in particular. The guilt you feel when somebody approaches you for money but you don't want to… Continue reading 5 ways to be generous, even when you can’t afford to be

Student/PR

Lacoste Just Dropped a Groundbreaking Campaign

Something that caught my eye this evening was the movements of famed polo brand Lacoste and their bold new resigns of the renowned white polo under their 'Save the Species' campaign'. Their new, limited edition designs will replace the iconic crocodile with an endangered species and will only sell as many polos as there are… Continue reading Lacoste Just Dropped a Groundbreaking Campaign

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Justin Forsyth Resigns from UNICEF – a Step in the Right Direction

Oxfam ought to take a step in UNICEFs direction, with their recent breaking news announcement that Deputy Director Justin Forsyth is resigning after facing three complaints of inappropriate behaviour towards female staff. The ex-boss of UNCIEF and Save the Children was said to have 'unreservedly apologised' to the three female staff at the head of… Continue reading Justin Forsyth Resigns from UNICEF – a Step in the Right Direction

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Is There any Hope Left for Oxfam?

As Gillheany rightly says, "reputations are hard to win and easily lost" and it would unfortunately seen that Oxfam has learned this lesson the hard way. In a week of scandals and controversy, Oxfam have fell further and further down the hole of little redemption and, to be frank, are struggling to pull themselves back… Continue reading Is There any Hope Left for Oxfam?

World

The Global Crisis of Education Disparity

My newest article for Global Seven News is live - you can read it here. I wrote about this on the back of reading about the education, or lack of should I say, some third world children have and it pushed me to write about what i'd found. Please do have a read and if you… Continue reading The Global Crisis of Education Disparity

Lifestyle

Why I Decided to Give Blood & Never Look Back!

5 years ago, if someone would have told me i'd have been a regular blood donor i'd have said nah, not a chance. Petrified of needles to say the very least, the thought would have never crossed my mind. After a gone-wrong blood test while I was at school, and after having a Dad with… Continue reading Why I Decided to Give Blood & Never Look Back!

World

The Unheard Voices of Syria’s Children

Hey, So I recently became a freelance writer for Global Seven News and wanted to share my first piece of work with you. Whilst a harboring topic to write about, it was also wholly interesting and thought it deserved a mention on my blog, so here it is below: The Unheard Voices of Syria’s Children.… Continue reading The Unheard Voices of Syria’s Children