National Puzzle Day 29 January

National Puzzle Day recognises the value of puzzles and how they can benefit our mental development. Whether it’s a crossword, jigsaw, word search, Sudoku puzzle or brain teaser, puzzles are a great way to put our minds to work. Regularly spending time working on puzzles can improve: memory cognitive function problem-solving skills logic and reasoning critical thinking vocabulary … Continue reading “National Puzzle Day 29 January”

29 January 2023 by

Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January + event at UoB on 31 January

Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January is an international day of remembrance which marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Berkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. On this annual day of commemoration, we all bear witness for those who were murdered in genocide and honour the survivors and all whose lives were changed beyond recognition. … Continue reading “Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January + event at UoB on 31 January”

25 January 2023 by

Chinese International Students celebrate the Lunar New Year

Rey, a Modern Languages with English student, has kindly written this post about the recent Lunar New Year celebrations he has shared with fellow Chinese international students. Personally, I found it really interesting – the background, the food, the celebrations. Thank you for sharing with us, Rey! (Ed) Sunday 22 January 2023 was this year’s … Continue reading “Chinese International Students celebrate the Lunar New Year”

24 January 2023 by