Monday, May 25, 2020

BME

Let’s Talk About: BME Attitudes to Mental Health

Looking back at my experience with being diagnosed with psychosis at the age of seventeen, in the middle of a A-Level crisis and the effects on my family particularly my mother from a...

Only 1% of £100m donation to be used to encourage intake of BME students

Only 1% of £100m donation to Cambridge University to be used to encourage intake of BME students: A futile attempt to challenge contemporary institutional barriers Following billionaire David Harding’s announcement of a £100...

What do BME people want to be called? (TBC)

Last week, former Conservative cabinet minister Priti Patel told BBC Radio Kent that she doesn’t like the “labelling of people” specifically in reference to the term ‘BME’ (an acronym for Black and Minority Ethnic people in the UK). Though...

Giving Blood isn’t All in Vein

By Uzma Chaudhry Before you close the tab on this article, because you’ve seen a picture of a needle and have an adverse physical reaction/outer body experience to the sight, talk and mention of needles, hear me out. In England alone,...
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War commemorations during a pandemic: right or wrong?

For a nation that loves any excuse for a good old party, frustrations were riding high as Victory in Europe's 75th anniversary...

Male mental health hit hard by COVID-19

In the last three weeks, a charity has said that more than half a million people accessed training to prevent suicide.