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Safeera Sarjoo

Safeera is Editor of Whatuni and a journalist from Kingston University. Always the inquisitive, her writing spans across a number of areas such as sustainability, fashion, lifestyle and now education. Her belief that you never stop learning and passionate nature has taken her to New York City as part of her degree and across the airwaves on national radio talking about the issues that matter to her.

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Lifelong learning necessary for where technology is taking us

By Safeera Sarjoo 7th March 2017

There's no secret that we rely on a significant number of migrant workers in very important areas. The NHS, construction and technology in particular. In fact, the government is said to be granting more visas to technology workers in the hope that they will be able to...

Why gardening is good for the soul

By Safeera Sarjoo 31st March 2017

As the weather warms up, we’ll find ourselves spending more and more time outside, either in parks or in our own back gardens, basking in the sun. The brighter weather will also bring avid gardeners out armed with spades and an assortment of plants they’re keen to adorn their...

Why pottery is therapeutic

By Safeera Sarjoo 3rd May 2017

Pottery has experienced a surge of popularity of late. Not only has the recent series of The Great Pottery Throw Down urged people to snap up courses in this hands-on pastime, talk about its health benefits has helped bring a sense of calm to people suffering from traumatic...

Where will information technology be in five years?

By Safeera Sarjoo 16th May 2017

We live in a world where information technology powers almost everything we do. Our lives are practically dictated by our smartphones, and thanks to these devices, ‘iphonography’ is now a thing and we can even keep track of our health using apps and wearable technology like...

Hotcourses named as new partner for Festival of Learning

By Safeera Sarjoo 21st March 2017

Adult learning is so important – and yet, it’s never really celebrated. However, at Hotcourses this is about to change as we’ve been announced as a partner for the upcoming Festival of Learning. Previously known as Adult Learner’s Week, the Festival of Learning takes...

This International Women’s Day, Hotcourses is championing women’s education

By Safeera Sarjoo 8th March 2017

Happy International Women’s Day! Today the global community will take the time to celebrate the economic, cultural, social and political achievements women have made across a number of areas. This year’s theme calls for people to #BeBoldForChange in order to make the...

Finding time to study whilst working full time - is it possible?

By Safeera Sarjoo 11th November 2016

Have you ever psyched yourself up to try something new or do something exciting, but then decided against it at the last minute? Bungee jumping is one thing, but wanting to further your knowledge and then stopping yourself can be detrimental to your professional life. With so...

How to make it as a TV director with Fiona Scott

By Safeera Sarjoo 1st August 2016

How often do you think about people behind the production of a film, TV series or news programme? The truth is, a lot of planning, creativity and perseverance goes in to every project a director and producer lends their hand to. Though I’ve had some exposure to this...

Edward Jones – The Criminal Defence Solicitor

By Safeera Sarjoo 27th July 2016

Whenever I watch legal TV series like The Good Wife or Suits I can’t help but wonder what life would be like had I pursued law instead of journalism. Would I be as bold and confronting as Harvey Specter or would I be a cool and collected Alicia Florrick? I’ve always been...

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