The rise of eSports at UK universities – could it have a dangerous fallout?

by Katie Tarrant Katie Tarrant is a postgraduate Investigative Journalism Student who works for YGAM as a Student Journalism Manager. In what industry can a 16-year-old win $3 million from the comfort of his family living room? There’s only one answer, and it’s the only sport that was able to thrive more than ever during […]

University of Birmingham becomes first to train staff on gaming and gambling harm

A new training programme, the first of its kind in the UK, has been delivered to staff at the University of Birmingham to provide insight into the world of gaming and gambling related harms amongst students. The Gambling and Gaming Awareness course, delivered directly by the Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), has been […]

University Mental Health Day 2021 – a student insight.

Mollie Barker

Mental health isn’t always the easiest thing to talk about, especially at university. We’re so busy learning how to live independently, meeting new people, and attending classes, that our own mental health can often fall to the back of our minds. However, this year has been very different. Meeting people isn’t something we can do […]