Sophie is a journalism graduate from Strathclyde University. She likes skiing, partying and is fluent in Spanish. She lived in Chile for a year and hopes her career in journalism will take her back to Latin America

Free things to do in your city: Dundee

Scotland’s fourth largest city has a fascinating medieval past and plenty of cultural activities to see and do. The word Dun comes from the Celtic word for fort and de is Gaelic for fire! Emma Storr takes a look at ten places across the city which you can explore on a student budget i.e. for […]

Terror in the city of love

On Friday evening Paris endured a sustained and organised series of terrorist attacks which left 129 people dead and 200 injured, 99 critically. Terrorists targeted six locations across the centre of Paris in a 30-minute window, including bars, restaurants, a football stadium and a concert venue. Gunmen burst into venues and opened fire on innocent […]

Five excellent things about Missy Elliot’s new video

The original and best hip hop honey is back in the game, and with over two decades of industry experience under her belt, she knows what her booty shaking fans want and has delivered with WTF (Where They From). The video is bonkers so we felt compelled to highlight our favourite bits. She’s dressed as […]

Tunes from the Teen Awards 2015

Last night saw a whole host of the UK’s favourite musicians take to the stage at Wembley to celebrate the incredibly inspiring personal achievements of some very brave teenagers. The Teen Heroes included 14-year-old Rosie who remains positive in the face of a malignant brain tumour, a young carer called Alice who was taken into foster […]

Five inspiring engineering jobs

To round off Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which highlights the importance of young people following careers in science, technology, engineering and maths, we are taking a look at five more amazing career paths you could follow. Research engineer – engineering to reduce the damage caused by natural disasters Mother nature can be cruel, and catastrophic events […]

Bonfire Night Safety

It is the loudest, brightest and most exciting time of year – Bonfire Night is here! Here in Glasgow the festivities start today but wherever you are in the country, there will be fireworks and bonfires galore over the next couple of days. It’s a great opportunity to spend some time with friends and get […]

Tomorrow’s Engineers: Music, space and sport

This week, we’re looking at just a few of the fascinating careers that can be launched through choosing to study STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths). A gaping hole in the UK job market means that there is a huge demand for young professionals going in to these industries and this demand is set […]

Calling all budding engineers, your country needs you!

There is problem in the job market. There are simply not enough young people choosing to study STEM subjects. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  These industries are expanding so fast that the demand for graduates is too high for the spaces to be filled – there are simply not enough people seeking […]

Eating well: Starchy foods and carbohydrates

As part of the focus on the eatwell plate and healthy eating, this week we are looking at the 33% slice dedicated to starchy foods. Starch is an odourless, tasteless white substance which is found in plant tissue, grains and flours. It is an essential source of energy for humans and our main source of […]