Benefits and Barriers to International Student Mobility

 On 12th December, I was fortunate enough to attend a conference in Brussels titled ‘Enhancing outward mobility for disadvantaged learners: Guidance from Ireland and the UK (EMASI)’. I was not attending as a student seeking answers into the current state of Erasmus or placement options for current and past students throughout the world. In fact, I was…

Now Is the Right Time

My sleeping pattern is in absolute bits, has been for a while, but it’s never felt like something I could just fix with the click of my fingers – setting early alarms, exercising, going to bed earlier, etc; all proved no good. See, the issue I have is that the second my sleepy head hits…

Last Week In History

Monday January 15th On this day in 2001, online encyclopedia website Wikipedia was launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. The name is a portmanteau of the words ‘wiki’ (a collaborative website) and ‘encyclopedia’ (a book or series of books that give information on particular subjects). At the time of writing, Wikipedia is the 5th…