Victoria recently completed a Master's Degree in International Journalism at City, University of London with a First-Class Honours, during which she gained experience in broadcasting, print and digital journalism. Prior to her Master's degree, she completed an Undergraduate degree in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, where she was News Editor of the University's student newspaper, The Student. She has also worked in Tanzania teaching sustainable First Aid.
Far below the streets of London exists an underground city of Second World War bunkers that were purpose-built in the event of an attack. When the war ended, these spaces were largely left empty. Well, not all of them.
One summer morning six years ago in his hometown of Dammam, Saudi Arabia, Shoaeb was driving along when his car slid, rolled over and flipped off a bridge. The next thing he remembers was waking up a few weeks later in hospital with a spinal cord injury and no feeling in his legs.
At 15 years old, Lily Asch was admitted to a psychiatric ward back home in the United States. She had been dealing with severe clinical depression for a number of years, and it hit a breaking point. Lily was brought in as an inpatient for suicidal thoughts and self-harming.
This article about a UK student entrepreneur journey was published by the Great British Mag content team on 21 November, 2019 When Simon Plazolles-Hayes was 10 years old he and his parents moved from the U.S. city of Delaware, Ohio, to the nearby countryside in order to start their own farm.
Just two years ago, Birkbeck University student Ishmael Hamoud was one of thousands of migrants living in squalid conditions in a makeshift camp in Calais. During his 13 months there, he regularly attempted life-threatening trips by lorry to illegally enter the UK-often entirely on his own.
Studying should be an exhilarating experience and a time in your life when you learn new things, meet new people and learn how to become an independent adult. However, all of this is challenging too and can lead to stress and anxiety.
Imagine: you're leaving class and thinking about your long evening ahead ordering a take-away and indulging in slightly depressing romantic-comedies. You get home, pour yourself a glass of wine or make a cup of tea and then decide to ask one of your single friends to come keep you company and get chatting about your past short-lived romances.
By Victoria Belton Time has told that effective passive resistance tends to not only affect changes in the moment. Its pulse trickles down through time, rushing fervently through the veins of future generations. In contrast to those pursuing a cause through violent means there exists clusters of persons consciously developing a universalistic, humanist cause for political transparency, impartiality and integrity.
Archant A Camden Passage military antiques dealer has defended his stock of Third Reich memorabilia, saying his customers aren't Nazis. Lindsay Jones at Hearts and Daggers in Camden Passage. Picture: Victoria Belton Some 200 items at Lindsay Jones' Hearts and Daggers shop - out of about 3,000 - date from the Third Reich.
Victoria Belton Running London's most famous floating bookshop hasn't always been plain sailing - but right now is a 'golden age' for booksellers, owner Jonathan Privett tells the Gazette. Word on the Water. Picture: Victoria Belton In 2011, English student Jonathan Privett and former social worker Paddy Screech brought a fantasy to fruition by deciding to open a floating bookshop.