Who killed EastEnders’ Lucy Beale? Or more importantly, why do we care?

One of the things that gets me out of bed in the morning is my mission to bust the numerous myths and stereotypes around homicide[1]. Whilst crimes like this feature […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Birmingham

From Beijing to Birmingham- millions of people around the world will be celebrating the Chinese New Year from this Thursday (19 Feb). International student Stephanie Chua Yoke Ping looks at how […]

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The road to student life isn’t always straight…

“The road to life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.” [Don Williams]

Your journey in life […]

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The Digital Dark Age

Professor Mike Jackson – Birmingham City Business School

In a recent news story, internet pioneer Vint Cerf has warned that our current use of digital technology could mean that future generations […]

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Surviving… a long distance relationship

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us! Some of you may find it a day to be soppy and romantic and for others it’s a day to crawl up in bed and […]

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When a barrel bomb isn’t a barrel bomb – inside the mind of Syria’s dictator

Jeremy Bowen’s interview on the BBC with Bashar al-Assad of Syria has certainly provoked a great deal of questioning. Did Assad believe what he was saying, especially about “barrel bombs”? […]

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Killer Psychopaths: Joanna Dennehy (Episode 1 Review)

Catch Professor David Wilson on Channel 5 in his new series 'Killer Psychopaths' (Tuesday 9pm)

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Become a financially savvy student on National Student Money Week

Saving money is easier said than done. Put your hands up if you regularly say you’re not going to eat out this week then find yourself in Nando’s with your […]

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Serial Thriller: Killer Psychopaths with Professor David Wilson

“I want my fun” – Joanna Dennehey, 2014

Psychopath. The word has seamlessly passed into everyday speech and common usage. On any given day I will hear someone describe their friend, […]

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