Students in Lockdown

By Emily Price Students from the University of South Wales have been talking about their fears and frustrations after being forced to learn from home. Students have been unable to attend face to face classes this term, with some isolated in students halls and other choosing stay with their parents. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1HfeYyiSvs&feature=youtu.be

Football Behind Closed Doors

Up to the present date Covid 19 has taken over a million lives and changed our daily routine drastically. Life as we know it has gone with social distancing, hand sanitizer, empty pubs and restaurants becoming the new norm. It has been a long journey for football to return with the last game played on … Continue reading Football Behind Closed Doors

Match Report: Cardiff City u23 2-1 Swansea City u23

A dramatic second half comeback from Cardiff City’s u23 earn the bluebirds a 2-1 victory of rivals Swansea City. With both teams sitting at the bottom of the table it was a must win for both sides, the visitors made the first breakthrough after just seven minutes. Bradley Gibbins with the goal from a well … Continue reading Match Report: Cardiff City u23 2-1 Swansea City u23

Disability charity issues gig buddy plea after increased lockdown demand

Going to a concert is a great experience in itself, but having someone to go with makes it even better. That's why a charity which supports adults with learning difficulties are looking for volunteers to join their team. Gig Buddies, run by Learning Disability Wales, are a befriending scheme that matches people with a learning … Continue reading Disability charity issues gig buddy plea after increased lockdown demand

Woman is fined £1000 after being accused of starting 3-day-long protest following the death of Mohamud Hassan

Members of the BLM community and other supporters in South Wales have been in uproar after another death of a black person occurred after they had spent the night in police custody. Bianca Ali, a core member of the BLM community, attended the first protest in support of Mohamud Hassan and refused to leave until … Continue reading Woman is fined £1000 after being accused of starting 3-day-long protest following the death of Mohamud Hassan

Covid: USW “recognises student concern” but does not plan to implement a no detriment policy

By Danielle Herbert Originally published on Dragon Media The University of South Wales says it does not plan to compensate students who obtain lower grades this year despite claims that the standard of work is suffering because of the pandemic. The news comes after more than 500 people have signed the online petition in favour of … Continue reading Covid: USW “recognises student concern” but does not plan to implement a no detriment policy

Covid class of 2020

One of the many casualties of the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak are the thousands of final year students across the country who found themselves in lockdown during their final weeks of their degree. Online teaching replaced face to face lectures and graduation ceremonies are indefinitely postponed. In this article I speak to recent 2020 graduates about … Continue reading Covid class of 2020