GSAL International Women’s Day Essay Competition 2022

In anticipation of International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8 March, this exciting competition was open to all students in Year 7-9. The purpose of the competition was to encourage students to undertake independent research, think critically and communicate clearly about a pioneering or trailblazing woman from the past. The challenge was to write a 150-250 … Continue reading GSAL International Women’s Day Essay Competition 2022

What limits, if any, should we place on the right to freedom?

Rahaana - Year 12 Student Editor's note: This excellent essay was entered into the Law category of the New College of the Humanities Essay Competition, 2022. The NCH competition is one of the major external essay competitions open to Year 12 students each year. As the NCH note, " What limits, if any, should we … Continue reading What limits, if any, should we place on the right to freedom?

The immeasurable majesty of the Roman peace

Oliver - Year 13 Student & Chief Editor, Humanities Journal Editor's note: This carefully researched and expertly written essay was originally planned for entry into the University of Sheffield History Essay Competition and later edited for publication in The GSAL Journal. Through detailed examination of the period, including skillful analysis and evaluation, Oliver seeks to … Continue reading The immeasurable majesty of the Roman peace

Ivory Bangle Lady: Black lives in Roman Britain

Eva - Year 10 Student Editor’s note: This short essay was recently entered into the GSAL Black History Essay Writing Competition, organized by The GSAL Journal and UPSoc to coincide with Black History Month. Open to all students in Year 10-13, the purpose of the competition was to encourage students to undertake independent research, think … Continue reading Ivory Bangle Lady: Black lives in Roman Britain

George Washington Carver: agricultural scientist and inventor

Iptisam - Year 12 Student Editor’s note: This short essay was recently entered into the GSAL Black History Essay Writing Competition, organized by The GSAL Journal and UPSoc to coincide with Black History Month. Open to all students in Year 10-13, the purpose of the competition was to encourage students to undertake independent research, think … Continue reading George Washington Carver: agricultural scientist and inventor

Katherine Johnson: the remarkable NASA mathematician

Philippa - Year 10 Student Editor’s note: This short essay was recently entered into the GSAL Black History Essay Writing Competition, organized by The GSAL Journal and UPSoc to coincide with Black History Month. Open to all students in Year 10-13, the purpose of the competition was to encourage students to undertake independent research, think … Continue reading Katherine Johnson: the remarkable NASA mathematician