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Gaming

Mental Health in Gaming

This month we saw World Mental Health Day where communities around the world came together to raise awareness of mental health and how we can take care of ourselves and others. In addition to this, hopefully by now you have seen Concrete’s own Mental Health Crisis Campaign which hopes to open up a dialogue between…

News

Norwich Refugee Week begins with events in city and university

A week of events promoting further understanding of refugees has begun in Norwich with events on campus and in the city. Norwich Refugee Week is aiming to bring communities across Norfolk together from Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rdJune. This nationwide programme of events consists of schools, cafes, community groups and arts centres hosting cultural, educational and…

Features

Home Office admits hiring students to process asylum applications

The Home Office has recruited gap year students and given them the task of determining who should be offered asylum in the UK. After five weeks of training students are expected to interview asylum seekers and determine their fate, causing outrage from immigration lawyers. Following an investigation by the Observer, the Home Office has confirmed…

Global, News

Lost in migration: a comment upon the Mediterranean migrant crisis

Over the last few weeks, the Mediterranean migration crisis has worsened. Consult whatever newspaper or website you like, and you will be able to read about the horrors of the migrants’ homelands, the perils of their crossing, the statistics which give only an indication of just how many have died. But the best response on…

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