What’s a pop-up education and where can you get one?

Open minds, curiosity, comfortable armchairs and an open bar. These are just some of the things that attract budding entrepreneurs to City Unrulyversity, the pop-up university that takes over Unruly’s Clubhouse, a cosy… Continue reading

Why do we like foodporn?

Everyone “loves to hate” the compelling pictures of food people post on Instagram and Facebook, Chloe Cook from The Futures Company told Digital Shoreditch in May. Sharing images of meals and coffees is something most social media… Continue reading

How to make a video go viral

If you ever wondered what makes the internet world go round, I’ve got the answer for you: it’s cats. “Cats are in the fabric of online”, said Will Cooke and John Burkhart from… Continue reading

Let’s think about thinking

Our instincts about thinking are in fact “rather poor”, behaviour change expert Nick Southgate told Digital Shoreditch in May.  It turns out we tend to to overestimate how much thought other people give… Continue reading

We’re all Romanian immigrants, deal with it.

The Evening Standard wrote about a group of homeless Romanians sleeping in Grosvenor Square, sheltering under the 9/11 memorial. After sharing this article with some of my Romanian friends who also study in… Continue reading

Romanian high-school heavily criticised for supporting LGBT History Month

A teacher at a high-school in Bucharest, Romania, has been heavily criticised for teaching her secondary school students about LGBT History Month. National Bilingual College “George Cosbuc” (CNBGC from now on), which I… Continue reading

The educational side of hackathons

When an 11-year-old Los Angeles girl won $20,000 for an app designed to prevent drunk driving she was one of the more striking examples of the rising trend for hackathons. App developers and… Continue reading

We know the future is bleak, thanks.

There comes a moment in the life of every student when they start to wonder whether they’ve made the right choices in life. Are you studying the right subject, are you really doing… Continue reading

Chin up, journo!

If you’re a student journalist, you probably still care what people think about your current and future profession. If you’re not, you may know that some people snicker recently when they hear a… Continue reading

You will make a difference

This Friday I found myself on a railway station platform a little after 10pm. I was coming back from a networking event, and I was feeling rather smiley and pretty friendly, so when… Continue reading

Edvard Munch – The Modern Eye

Tate Modern is currently hosting “The Modern Eye”, a collection of paintings, photographs, and even a film by Norwegian expressionist artist Edvard Munch. Tickets cost significantly less that the price tag of his… Continue reading

Don’t get a taxi from the airport in Bucharest

A japanese tourist was found dead in Ilfov County, Romania on August 15. The victim, named only as Yurika M by the Romanian press, was killed by Nicolae Vlad, a taxi driver who… Continue reading