Read about the lecturers who picketed in minus temperatures, the results of the RUSU elections and so much more in the March issue of The Spark.» >Read More »
The weather is the most talked about topic in the UK; with 9 out of 10 Brits mentioning the matter every 6 hours. Nonetheless, after this article an overcast sky and light drizzle will become a welcome sight. Some of the following records are from some of the most hostile and unthinkable environmental conditions on the planet.
- Extreme Heat: 56.7was recorded in Death Valley, California on July 10th, 1913.
In recent years, mental health has become one of the most prevalent issues affecting people in the
UK. Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. In
England, a staggering 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem in any
given week. The most common mental health problem in England is generalised anxiety disorder
(GAD), affecting 5.9 out of 100 people.» >
An all-round guide to spending a winter weekend in the highlands.Read More »
When I stepped foot onto The University of Reading campus I had no idea what to expect academically. I had not really given the academic portion of my study abroad experience much thought. I chose the university for its closeness to London and the many airports there-in – my mind was on travelling and culture. I was far more concerned with my ability to traverse Europe when choosing an exchange university.» >Read More »
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So, you’re looking for a destination for your next quick getaway? Look no further than Berlin, Germany. Historic yet modern; good value and glamorous; bustling but serene. Berlin has something for everyone and all budgets, all-year round.Read More »
Third year politics students at the University of Reading, Will Holford and Daniel Burke, jetted off to discover Vietnam in the summer of 2017. I spent a morning with them to find out their retrospective words of wisdom and handy tips for travelling in South East Asia, especially if you’re on a tight budget.Read More »