Gael Monfils: A New Face in the ATP World Tour Finals 2016

This year’s ATP World Tour Finals, I saw so many interesting matches with lots of unexpected results. What was more interesting was the fact that there was a black tennis player who qualified for this year’s tournament for the first time: Frenchman Gael Monfils. This was an important day for him and the whole black … Continue reading Gael Monfils: A New Face in the ATP World Tour Finals 2016

Drone On.

The endless, cloud-free azure sky provides the perfect backdrop for our lilting white angel, her four propellers whirring contentedly, sunlight glinting from her blades as she cuts through the heavy midday Australian heat. She dips behind a fence with commendable precision, hovering to land her precious cargo. The happy recipient, languishing in the bubbling waters … Continue reading Drone On.

Comfort in Kingston: Student Engagement for International Students

Students like myself who are thousands of miles away from home are feeling comfortable at Kingston University, and all the credit goes to Student Engagement and Enhancement (SEE). SEE arranges regular events so that students can get to know each other, and many of us are enjoying the opportunities to meet. I was first intrigued … Continue reading Comfort in Kingston: Student Engagement for International Students

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Greek Students and Brexit: Between Two Changing Countries

Brexit broke the hearts of many British residents and left the country bitterly divided. It also shattered the hopes and dreams of many young Greek people currently studying in the UK. Despite the uncertainty and the difficulties that will follow after Brexit, Greek students are determined to fight for their right to study and stay … Continue reading Greek Students and Brexit: Between Two Changing Countries

Banning the Box: Can Ex-Offenders Break Into the Job Market?

Ticking just one box on a job application could have serious consequences, according to a lecture given during Kingston University’s Race & Ethnicity Matter Week. Dr. Joachim Stibora of the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences spoke Tuesday morning about Banning the Box, a movement supported by former PM David Cameron to remove the disclosure … Continue reading Banning the Box: Can Ex-Offenders Break Into the Job Market?