The Resurgence of the Farc

By Elsie Haldane In August this year, Colombia (and the world) awoke to the news which many had feared: a call to arms from the Farc rebels, a group responsible for the deaths of more than 35,000 civilians and the forced displacement of many more. They have posted a video from Venezuela (meaning they cannot…

Why the Erasmus grant is essential

By Roseanna Conway One potential and very serious consequence of Brexit is the abolition of the Erasmus grant which supports British students, who seek to broaden their language and cultural horizons by spending a semester or a year abroad in a European country, learning a foreign language. I am currently on my year abroad working…

Why the World Needs to Pay More Attention to Terror in Africa

by Dan Mountain While the world spectates the demise of Islamic  State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the dangers of its viciousness against local residents in the philosophy are far from over. As an entity ISIS is diminishing. However, its ideology remains very much alive and has travelled across the world. One region in which…