The Big Read is an annual campaign to encourage students to explore new literature and discover stories and writing outside their studies. This year we are honoured to feature Monique Roffey and her Costa Book Award-winning novel ‘The Mermaid of Black Conch’.
Regrettably, the Government has now informed universities that in accordance with their roadmap those students who have not yet been able to return to face-to-face teaching will not be able to do so until the 17 May at the earliest.
Many Muslim students will be fasting during the month of Ramadan, which falls this year between Monday 12 April and Wednesday 12 May. We’re committed to supporting students who will be observing this holy month.