Congratulations to Claire Humble (Mlntlsy) and her team at Teesside University for winning the award for 'In-house Security Team of the Year' at the 2020 Security & Fire Excellence Awards, It is fantastic to see one of our ProtectED Founder Members achieve this accolade, it's great to see all the hard work Claire and the team have put in to making changes has paid off.
Please note this article contains some disturbing sexual content. The METRO features and article looking at first hand accounts from students on their experiences when they reported a Sexual assault and how they were let down, by the current complaint processes at their universities. The ProtectED Code of Practice gives guidance on what universities should have in place to support students reporting any kind of misconduct, unfortunately it seems we still have a long way to go
The unforeseen first lockdown due to COVID-19 was undoubtably challenging in so many aspects as I mentioned in my first blog. However, I would like to share my own experience as a student, during that time I was trying to stay motivated, positive and be conscious about my wellbeing, even though at times it was difficult to maintain that positive outlook. Though, one of the tools that helped me to survive that time, was being engaged with Raising Awareness of Mental Health in
Blackbullion the learning platform that helps students develop essential money skills for life, has asked students some tough money question and have put together an insights and trends report. The report covers everything from, How remote learning has been executed, to the closing of social spaces and other facilities. It also looks into the question of tuition and rent fees, which are topics on a lot of peoples minds, with some students wondering if they would have been be
It’s hard to think that since January 29th, months since the first two confirmed cases of COVID-19 struck the UK, that life would’ve drastically- to quote one particular Fresh Prince: “Got flipped turned upside down” and become the new ‘normal’ we are now enduring. Life is increasingly taking on the form of a crazy bush tucker trial, but instead of a charming Geordie duo giving us words of encouragement, we get a divided cabinet, telling us to stay in, stay out and shake it a
It’s been an interesting few weeks, I have since my last post for ProtectED moved back to the city of Salford to begin my third-year studies and it has been quite the interesting few weeks. Moving back to the city has given me a sense of normality, this is where my life has been spent for the past two years and despite all the changes it doesn’t feel that different. Of course, clubs are still shut but the bars are continuing to serve and house the community. Shops are open an