An A-Z of Food and Drink Spots in Brum

By Maisie Ainsworth New to Birmingham, or been here for a while and looking for inspiration? Take a look at our complete A-Z of the best independent cafes and restaurants in the city. Including mostly student-budget friendly spots with a few treats in there too for when you’re feeling fancy! Check out @hellobirmingham on Instagram…

Un semestre en Uruguay

Rachael Jones Antes de ir a América del Sur, escuché un montón de comentarios negativos y advertencias sobre el peligro de vivir en este continente, tan lejos, tan desconocido, tan…diferente. Por esta razón, decidí pasar mi primer semestre de intercambio en Uruguay, la llamada ‘Suiza de América” con la esperanza de aprender la variedad latinoamericana…

„Viva Colonia!“

von Eleanor Smith  Das Auslandsjahr ist die perfekte Chance, ein neues Land zu erkunden. Ich bin gerade eine Fremdsprachenassistentin beim British Council und während meiner Schulferien nach Köln gegangen.  Ich lebe in einer kleinen Stadt und zum Glück gibt es eine Zugverbindung zwischen den zwei Städten. Da Deutschland so gut vernetzt ist, ist es immer…

Que ha passat al departament català recentment?

Emma Bralic Velho Tots els divendres tenim classe de català cada tarda. El divendres, 14 febrer, vam jugar el ‘Dobble’! Era molt util i una manera molt divertit per practicar el nostre vocabulari. Va ser molt intens perquè era necessari que reaccionéssim ràpidament! Desafortunadament, la nostra alumna Nicky va quasi sempre guanyar! Quin merder! –…

E se Michelangelo avesse avuto un canale YouTube?

di Maddalena Perego, modificato da Carola Sabbadini e Leni Durante “Immagina se Michelangelo avesse potuto mettere su Facebook il video in time-lapse della realizzazione del David” afferma Jago, all’anagrafe Jacopo Cardillo, scultore italiano diventato famoso grazie al web. Sui social, Jago mostra il dietro le quinte del suo lavoro perché crede che “il making-of a…

Пять лучших мест для посещения в Санкт-Петербурге, которые вы не найдете в путеводителе

По Georgia Boote Больше Кофе Если вы хотите пойти за освежающим напитком после посещения достопримечательностей, то вам сюда. Это кафе находится недалеко от Петропавловской крепости, именно так мы с друзьями его и нашли. Интерьер действительно классный и есть даже пруд, где можно посидеть. Место похоже на пещеру, так что это действительно уникальное место для посещения!…

Five artists to look out for in 2020

By Jane Herbelin At a time when access to culture is no further away than your pocket, it would be a shame not to make the most of it. Younger generations are as incredibly creative in their work as they are in putting themselves out there! From Instagram, to museums, here is a list of…

Lifting Sanctions: A New Start For Sudan

By Tom Shacklock (Originally published in Current Affairs, Issue 24 November 2017) Economic sanctions from abroad are doubly painful for civilians that already face oppression from their government. But it can also be doubly relieving when sanctions are lifted for a governments’ improved treatment of its people. Sudan is the latest example of such a…

Rakhine State: The Politically Silenced Humanitarian Crisis

By Tom Shacklock (First appeared in Current Affairs, Issue 25 of January 2018) Rakhine State, a region in western Myanmar, is facing a serious humanitarian crisis. The Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority in the region, denied citizenship by Myanmar’s government, have been the victims of what has been deemed as ethnic cleansing and genocide by…