Writing Portfolio

I have been privileged to write for a number of online and print publications and I have particularly been involved with The Orbital, the official magazine of Royal Holloway’s Students’ Union. This page contains links to my writing published online and posts that give details of my printed work, listed most recent first.

October 2016, ‘Coffee House Sessions brings free live music to Tommy’s Kitchen’, arts piece, online on the Orbital website and in print in the November issue of the magazine.

October 2016, ‘Warner Newman: Runaway’, arts piece, online on the Orbital website.

September 2016, ‘Insanity and Smoke Radio host the SRA Training Day – 12th October’, news piece, online for Insanity Radio 103.2FM.

August 2016, ‘Quiet Boy: Sundance’, arts piece, online on the Orbital website.

August 2016, ‘University operating as usual after Russell Square attack’, news piece, online on the Orbital website. We were the first student publication in London to report on this, including a statement from the University of London.

July 2016, ‘New Blood: A new concept for BBC One?’, arts piece, online on the Orbital website.

July 2016, ‘#KeepTheSecrets: Harry Potter Play Reviewed’, arts piece, online on the Orbital website.

June 2016, ‘Film adaptation of Wicked announced to be released in 2019’, arts piece, online on the Orbital website.

June 2016, ‘Was it affluence that meant Horsham chose to stay?’, news piece, in print for The Argus.

June 2016, ‘Armstrong Gun cancels pub quiz as England faces Slovakia in the Euros’, news piece, online for Insanity Radio 103.2FM.

June 2016, ‘Kygo triumphs with debut album Cloud Nine’, arts piece, online on the Orbital website.

April 2016, ‘Guards! Guards! Another success for Student Workshop’, arts piece, in print in the Orbital magazine, pp.30-31.

March 2016, ‘Over 300 students queue for half price Summer Ball tickets’, news piece, online on the Orbital website.

March 2016, ‘Has Facebook taken over?’, comment piece, online on the Orbital website and edited version in print in the April issue of the magazine, p.10. This was a cover feature.

March 2016, ‘I Too Am Royal Holloway’, features piece, in print in the Orbital magazine, pp.16-17. This was a cover feature and mentioned in the editorial.

February 2016, ‘Maintenance Grants Scrapped? It’s not what it seems’, comment piece, online on the Orbital website and in print in the March issue of the magazine, pp.12-13. This was a cover feature.

February 2016, ‘USA College Gun Threat’, features interview with Katherine Gorman following a gun threat at Washington College, in print in the Orbital magazine, p.16.

February 2016, ‘The Perils of All-Nighters’, comment piece, online on the Orbital website and in print in the February issue of the magazine, p.13.

February 2016, ‘Yellow Weather Warning Issued as Storm Imogen Batters Egham’, news piece, online for Insanity Radio 103.2FM.

February 2016, ‘The Christian Union present the Mark Drama’, sports and societies (review) piece, online on the Orbital website.

February 2016, ‘BBC Broadcasting House Tour a hit for Media Society’, sports and societies piece, online on the Orbital website.

January 2016, ‘Christian Union plans annual Events Week for February’, sports and societies piece, online on the Orbital website.

January 2016, ‘Building work continues at St John’s’, news piece, online on the Orbital website and excerpt in print in the February issue of the magazine, p.7.

January 2016, ‘St John’s Church Begins Second Phase of Building Project’, news piece, online for Insanity Radio 103.2FM.

December 2015, ‘RAG’s Cinderfella Reviewed’, arts piece, online on the Orbital website.

December 2015, ‘Di, Viv and Rose: A Review’, arts piece, in print in the Orbital magazine, p.29.

December 2015, ‘Savoy sets sail with the astounding Anything Goes, arts piece, online on the Orbital website.

September 2015, ‘Smile! You’re Being Tracked…’, comment piece, online on the Orbital website.

September 2015, ‘3 Questions RHUL students get asked – and how to answer them’, comment piece, online on the Orbital website and in print in the first September issue of the magazine, p.6.

2015, quoted in Backbone magazine.

June 2015, lifestyle piece on scoliosis, in print in The Founder newspaper.

June 2015, ‘The Perils of the Perfect Dress’, comment piece, online on the Orbital website.

June 2015, ‘In search of some much needed sleep’, comment piece, online on the Orbital website and in print in the June edition of the magazine.

May 2015, testimony printed in Transform Magazine Issue 38.

May 2015, ‘SU Elections: Candidates take note’, comment piece, online on the Orbital website and in print in the May edition of the magazine.

March 2015, ‘#votebecause’, news piece, online on the Orbital website and in print in the May edition of the magazine.

2015, ‘A message from the passive smokers’, comment piece, in print in the Orbital magazine.

January 2015, ‘Why are we all so scared of freebies?’, comment piece, online on the Orbital website.

December 2014, ‘Addicted to Insanity Radio’, music piece, in print in The Founder newspaper.

November 2014, ‘Living in halls and random university ramblings’, blog post for Royal Holloway Student Life. Runner up in student blog post competition.

September 2014, ‘Villainous and not so villainous creatures: young volunteer Elizabeth on her Mythical Maze Workshop’, blog post for Brighton & Hove Libraries Blog.

April 2014, ‘Behind the Scenes of the Fashion & Textiles Store’, blog post for Brighton Museums.

2014, article about my scoliosis operation, in print in Backbone magazine. This was an edited version of my AS Level coursework.

January 2014, ‘Bad moods and big choices – being a teenage girl in 2014’, quoted under the section entitled ‘We have a lot more opportunities’ (as Elizabeth), online for Channel 4 News.

2013, ‘Doctor Who: 10 Historical Figures The Doctor Should Totally Meet’, online for What Culture.

August 2013, ‘Doctor Who: 50th Anniversary Novels #8 Earthworld – Review’, online for What Culture.

June 2013, ‘Doctor Who: 6 Things To Do During the Who-atus’, online for What Culture.