Sebastien Brion, BA Politics and International Relations On Friday 20th of September, school students concerned about their future took to the streets in cities around the world to protest against the political inaction around climate change. Starting in Australia, and spreading to cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Mumbai, Nairobi and New York City, where […]
After a long-running anti-racism campaign at Goldsmiths, University of London, a report released by Goldsmiths University has revealed widespread experiences of racism among students of colour.
Frances Everett, BA International Relations and Development Studies The Labour Party has recently been faced with the long rumoured departure of numerous MPs from the party, who have styled themselves as ‘The Independent Group’. On 18 February, seven MPs announced the move as a protest against Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the party, including his stance […]
Caroline Hilgers, BA International Relations and Social Anthropology The last few weeks have stirred up big questions regarding nationality and citizenship in the UK, as the case of 19-year-old Shamima Begum has become national news. Shamima Begum was first reported on in 2015 when she left the UK with two other girls from London to […]
Alice Milton, BA World Philosophies On Tuesday 19 February, the Japanese car company Honda announced it will be closing its plant in Swindon by 2021. This will result in the direct loss of at least 3,500 jobs in the area and in the wider supply chain. It also represents a significant blow to the UK […]
Kitty Walsh, BA History and World Philosophies Since Britain voted to leave the European Union in the summer of 2016, applications for Irish passports have skyrocketed. Prior to June’s referendum, the number of applications averaged approximately 46,000 in 2015, a figure that doubled to 81,000 in 2017 and is predicted to increase. One in five […]