National Puzzle Day

National Puzzle Day recognises the value of puzzles including crosswords, jigsaws, word search and sudoku and is celebrated on 29 January. Spending time on puzzles improves memory, cognitive functions and problem solving skills. Different puzzles can test vocabulary or logical thinking. Whilst puzzles are now considered leisure activities, they were originally used for purely educational … Continue reading “National Puzzle Day”

29 January 2024 by

Student blog: Schloss Neuschwanstein and Schloss Hohenschwangau

Author’s note: My name is Tom Prottey and I am a third year BA Modern Languages student studying French and German. I am currently on my year abroad and completing an internship within the sales department at Framatome GmbH (an EDF subsidiary specializing in nuclear products and services). This weekend I travelled to Schwangau (Swan … Continue reading “Student blog: Schloss Neuschwanstein and Schloss Hohenschwangau”

23 January 2024 by

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Martin Luther King Jr Day (15 January) celebrates the life of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr who fought for racial equality in America. His achievements include founding the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957 and leading the 1963 March on Washington. At this march he delivered the famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech. … Continue reading “Martin Luther King Jr Day”

18 January 2024 by