Nikki - Year 9 Student Before I start writing this article, I would like to reiterate how vital it is to recognise strokes and share this awareness. One in four adults above the age of twenty-five suffer from a stroke during their lifetime showing it is much more common than we think. What is a … Continue reading Understanding Strokes
Anonymous - Year 12 Student Editor’s note: A Year 12 student who wishes to remain anonymous writes here in response to the thought-provoking psychology essay title set for the New College of the Humanities essay competition, 2021. ‘Discuss the sources of mental health issues in the modern world’ – what are your thoughts on this important issue? CPD The … Continue reading Mental health issues in the modern world
Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor Space - a necessary frontier? It was 1968 when Bill Anders, astronaut aboard Apollo 8, captured the remarkable ‘Earthrise’ photograph and inspired a new generation of environmentalists. Fast-forward 40 years and China, in a show of growing technological strength, has recently germinated the first seed on the moon. Elon … Continue reading What’s News: Space – a necessary frontier?
Lexey Shipley - GSAL Alumna 2018 Written in 2018 by a first year medical student at Oxford, this unofficial guide provides a detailed, honest insight into the challenging process that aspirant medics must go through to secure a place at a leading university. Bear in mind that this guide is just one student’s reflection on … Continue reading An Oxford Undergraduate’s Guide to… Medicine