Ash Ryan
Ash, a final-year student at King's College London, enjoys storytelling and crafting words. “Words are the oldest kind of magic.” Ash cares deeply about mental health and policy, and believes in journalism as a positive force for change. Got a story? Want to talk? Happy to protect your anonymity. Twitter DMs open: @AshRyanWrites

King’s waited a month to tell postgraduates they won’t be included in the safety net policy

‘Students would undoubtedly have approached assignments differently if they’d known the safety net they’d been promised didn’t actually exist’

Exclusive: King’s anticipates £200 million loss due to drop outs and deferrals

Staff may be allowed to take voluntary pay cuts or retire early to save money

King’s Principal to take voluntary 30 per cent pay cut while all staff salaries are frozen

The pay freeze will apply for six months

Postgrads left uncertain after King’s suspends hiring of Graduate Teaching Assistants

Some are relying on the income to support PhDs

Exclusive: King’s saved £700,000 in pay deductions during the 2018 strikes

The money was divided between student hardship funds and KCLSU

King’s Covid-19 app hits 2.5 million users and climbing

“It takes one minute a day for people to become part of the world’s largest stay at home science experiment and help the UK fight this virus”

King’s alum aims to provide a million free meals to key workers

One Million Meals calls for donations and volunteers

King’s research shows one ventilator can be shared between two patients

T-splitters give both patients air

King’s launch a symptom tracking app to help fight coronavirus

“The more of the public that also use the app, the better the real-time data we will have to combat the outbreak”

King’s collaborates with Oxford to develop prototype ventilators that can be produced by universities

All staff with clinical qualifications released from King’s allowing them to return to the NHS

King’s medical placements suspended due to coronavirus

King’s medics could be asked to volunteer for the NHS to help with the outbreak

King’s War Studies students to sit take-home exams due to coronavirus

They will replace unseen exams in the Olympia

King’s UCU cancels today’s pickets and teach outs due to the coronavirus situation

The strike and digital picket continue

Everything you need to know about the strikes at King’s

Strikes start tomorrow

Students handed two-month suspension for padlocking fire doors during strikes

They won’t be able to sit exams or submit coursework

Boris Johnson’s brother is coming to King’s

Jo Johnson will judge Policy Idol 2020 Finals next week

First Coronavirus case in London diagnosed

A woman in her late 20s has been diagnosed

King’s UCU have amended strike dates

Strike dates now avoid reading week

UCU strikes confirmed for February & March

King’s UCU to ‘start planning!’