I Volunteer Because…

Today is the start of the 15th annual Student Volunteering Week. This initiative that highlights the amazing work of student volunteers in the UK, as well as inspiring more and more students to give volunteering a try. It’s about collaboration, helping ...

Author: Margaret Forster

Honouring author Margaret Forster, who died on Monday, aged 77. Award-winning author Margaret Forster wrote a great many well-loved novels and biographies. Her earliest success was Georgy Girl, published in 1965, which was turned into a film the following year. Margaret Forster ...

National Storytelling Week: Storytelling 101

Once upon a time humans started telling stories. This sounds vague, but it’s actually pretty accurate, as humans and stories seem about as old as each other. Storytelling appears to have just happened, and has thankfully kept on happening ever since. Next ...

World Sight Day 2015

Today is World Sight Day. World Sight Day is an annual awareness day to focus attention on blindness and visual impairment – and to showcase why eye health needs everyone’s attention. This year’s call to action is ‘Eye care for all’. ...