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The UWI’s first modern hall of residence was named after the university’s godfather – Sir James Irvine, Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of St Andrews in Scotland from 1920 to 1952; and the chair of the British committee on higher education that recommended establishment of the regional university. 316 more words

UWI Museum

Summer School - Day Before

I’m off to Summer School tomorrow – at the Slade School of Art – for a week’s course on collage. Given that collage is essentially sticking one piece of paper on another, one might wonder if a course is necessary – especially a course that is in Central London and costs an arm and leg. 450 more words

Summer School - 2015

6 Reasons I'd Never Live on Rex Nettleford and 1 Reason I Would

Disclaimer: This was written back when I used to live on campus; I dug it out of my drafts folder for posting at the time of year when people are thinking about where to live. 481 more words

Back A Yaad

University Halls of residence .. aka my personal hell

Before I came to uni , everyone was telling me how much I’d love living in halls. This wasn’t the case for me personally. For me halls just weren’t right for me. 262 more words


Une revue...l'accommodation à l'université

This week marks the end of my first year at university and (for the foreseeable future), my time in halls of residence. I feel that I am now reasonably qualified to do a mini review of living in catered halls whilst at university. 534 more words

First Year

Twisted Trunk

Ricoh GR, ISO 100, 1/100 sec, f/8, EV 0.0. Post processing in Viveza 2 and Silver Efex Pro 2. 8 more words


Campaign: Home is Where the Art is

At present, there is a housing crisis in London. The city is permeated with substandard accommodation, coupled with soaring prices. Students are living in almost squalor to be able to study in the capitol and it is proving to be incredibly detrimental to their physical and mental health, their studies and their finances. 107 more words