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I’m launching a weekly podcast

I am very excited to announce the launch of my new, first ever podcast called ...
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Global concerns from youth of today

Our world is ever changing from it's political landscape to environmental landscape. Trying to stay ...
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We Are Still U.S.

In today's world there are so many surprises, from terrorist attacks to elections, both seem ...
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Update #6: The Final Journey

I cannot believe this has happened. This feeling of accomplishing one dream is bittersweet, as I have ...
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Our National Curriculum and its Flaws

The national curriculum - educating our youth across the country on maths, English, science and ...
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My Support for the World Youth Organization

The World Youth Organization is a charity based in the United Kingdom but is now ...
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Meeting The Man Who Saved My Life

The world of mental health is getting increased coverage recently. More and more people are ...
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Why Following Your Passion Is Bad Advice

Almost every student has struggled with figuring out what they want to do in life ...
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Giving Over Receiving

Christmas, I believe is the time for giving as well as receiving and I have ...
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Update #5: En Route to Guatemala

Wow. The day has arrived. It seems that my dream of seeing this 35 lb ...
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Self-driving cars: Are we ready?

Last year, the final design of the electric-powered LUTZ Pathfinder pod was released to the public, ...
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My Time Shadowing the CEO

On the 11th July this year I took up the once in a life time ...
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The end of an era for the Conservative Party

Today marks the end of an era for the Conservative Party; with the handover of ...
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Why Younger Generations Love Vertical Farming

Farming is essential when it comes to sustaining life everywhere. But even with working farms ...
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Women in Parliament; is it something we see often?

The United Kingdom is one of the most powerful countries in the world, and it ...
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Update #3: The Story Behind the Program

Hi friends! Lauren Duffy here. I can't get over the fact that this lovely project ...
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What Is It Really Like on a Psychiatric Unit?

There are many stereotypes surrounding the concept of psychiatric wards. As a teenager at school, ...
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First time voting

Hello! Last Thursday marked my first time voting #finallyanadult. I voted in the election of ...
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The importance of having good friends

Mentors, future business partners and public figures This week I had the privilege to have ...
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#wheniwas

“#wheniwas 10- I was followed home from school by a strange man multiple times” “#wheniwas ...
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Homelessness- How Can You Help?

Being Irish, I find I can only talk about issues from an Irish point of ...
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Why we’re the only obstacle in life

We all have these moments in life…where we face an obstacle stopping us from achieving ...
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Being your own person

When I started volunteering 3 years ago, I didn’t know who I was, but as ...
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Girls In Society

I feel it’s important before I post this that I address the issue of why ...
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The Grass was Greener on the Other Side

I never believed in luck, but after an acceptance letter from the University College Dublin, ...
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Job Application Assistance

The World Youth Organization is about supporting young people in the transition to adulthood, by ...
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The Online Word War

When you hear the terms ‘bullying’ or ‘abuse’ – what do you think of? Playground ...
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UK at “33rd on list of Worlds most freest countries.”

The UK is often seen as a free country in almost all aspects which seems ...
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Head of Politics to Trek Machu Picchu

Shanita Jetha, a student from Harrow, plans to trek Machu Picchu in September 2016. Shanita, ...
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You are individual. You are beautiful. You are you.

Approximately two thirds of teenagers are uncomfortable in their own skin, their own skin which ...
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LGBT in the Classroom

Education and teaching about equality astounds me! We seem to have an education system that ...
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LGBT Rights are Human Rights, aren’t they?

The fight to bring the rights of the LGBT community equal to that of others ...
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Shanita’s Machu Picchu Trek

As part of The University of Warwick RAG (Raising and Giving) team, I am trekking ...
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World Mental Health Day 2015

World Mental Health Day first celebrated on 10th October 1992 is an initiative set up ...
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Cyber Bullying; Its a problem.

This week, the New Zealand government signed into law the “Anti Bullying Law”. The wide-reaching ...
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Defend our oceans: The best time is now

Our beautiful oceans are home to a staggering 80% of life on Earth. But destructive ...
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Why failure is more important than you think

Failure is a rather negative topic, but I feel it is something that all of ...
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Jeremy Corbyn: The Final Nail In The Coffin For Young People

I was asked today why I’m not optimistic following Corbyn’s victory in the first round ...
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Peace One Day 2015

This month, viral images of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi’s drowned body has been a crucial reminder ...
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Youth Apathy – What can you do?

"Apathy; lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern." The world we, as youth, live in today ...
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Should Terrorists Be Punished with the Death Penalty?

Following the recent drone strike in Syria, killing three British jihadists, I began wondering if ...
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Responding To The Refugee Crisis | Top 3 Excuses

It has been an interesting, somewhat eye opening and shocking experience to see the other ...
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Become a WYO Blogger

We are giving away 100 blogging accounts for people aged between 13-25. If you are ...
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