The University of Essex has introduced a new initiative to keep their students safe from sexual violence and harassment on campus. The new scheme ‘Bringing in the Bystander’ aims to equip students with the skills to intervene if they see others in a difficult situation such as sexual assault, being approached by someone in a nightclub, or being made to feel uncomfortable by another student.
Tonight, students from University Centre studying BA Fashion and Textiles showcased a diverse range of designs on the catwalk for the first time at Firstsite, to a delighted crowd. The venue has hosted the graduate show for the past three years, selling out the popular event another year running.
“A dog is for life, not just for Christmas”. This same motto has been repeated by the Dogs Trust for the last 38 years. So is it still true that the number of abandoned pets goes up over the Christmas period? Continue reading
She’s come a long way since becoming a household name as the voice of the John Lewis Christmas advert, becoming synonymous with teary eyes across the nation. Remember the sad-looking snowman? Yeah, I’m welling up too.