John Thalassites

Writer.

Location icon United Kingdom

Write about current affairs and sports.

Portfolio
European Student Think Tank
09/30/2015
Refugee crisis: why pragmatism and empathy both must be summoned in the UK

By Johnny Thalassites, student of Law at the University of Bristol and writer for the European Student Think Tank The tragic death of Aylan Kurdi, a 3 year-old Syrian refugee whose body washed up on the beach in Bodrum, provoked widespread grief in the United Kingdom.

Shout Out UK
Johnny Thalassites, Author at Shout Out UK

With just one day to go before the new Labour leader is announced, Jeremy Corbyn, for better or worse, has certainly stirred our imagination If, like myself, the more skittish amongst us have, of recent, noticed a certain rumbling in... 0 Comments / 963 View / 11/09/2015 /

Huffingtonpost
John Thalassites

The Telegraph reported this week that English students "pay the highest tuition fees in the world". Yes, £9000 is a lot of money and yes, Bristol students could probably be charged less. It is true that textbooks and accommodation, sports and societies, food and drink, add thousands upon thousands...