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Latest news and stories from Just A Guy Foundation. The newsroom tells the stories of the people and events making headlines at JAG Foundation.

  • Be job-ready in six months with a Google Career Certificate scholarship
    Scholarships for the new Google Career Certificates are now available, and JAGF through the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP),  is excited…
  • Why we are no longer using the term BAME at JAGF.
    I have long been thinking about the use of the term BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) and what it…
  • Move With Just A Guy 2021
    Leave 2020 behind and join Just A Guy’s mission to be active every day throughout January 2021. Join in if…
  • #SWE19 Google Innovator Vlog part 1
    My first ever vlog and hopefully more to come. This vlog documents my first day at the Google Innovator Academy…
  • No longer an Imposter
    It’s been a while since I’ve posted here. I’ve been busy getting things done, travelling for work and working on…
  • Step Up With Digital Skills
    Back in July, Just A Guy partnered with Google Applied Digital Skills and AppsEvents in association with iDEA (The Duke…
  • Why hope is important
    For me, hope is one the most important mental traits in life, which for some time I overlooked. Keeping hope…
  • Rest in peace Eniola
    All this senseless killing needs to stop. We see frequent news reports about these sad but avoidable deaths and it’s…
  • An Open letter to Depression
    Dear Depression, I have known you for some time now but I don’t remember exactly how or when we were…
  • London summit ft Google Education-Step up
    A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of running a session at Google Education’s London Summit run by AppsEsvent.…
  • Reflections
    When you die, how will you be remembered? A harsh opening line I know, but it is a powerful question…
  • A Setback is a Setup for a Comeback
    Hope your first week of the new year has been a good one. Thank you for all your messages on…
  • Happy New Year
    It’s that time of the year when people start to set a list of New Year resolutions, excited that come…
  • My First Week
    This week is the start of my full-time commitment to Happy2Host. I’ve always worked more over the summer holidays so that wasn’t…
  • Setting Goals
    The new academic year has just kicked off and many of you are about to embark on a new journey…
  • ​ The benefit of taking a break
    One of the things I find really hard to do in life is to switch off and just chill out.…
  • Making the Jump!!!
    I have finally decided to the make jump! Don’t worry guys I don’t mean off a tall building or cliff.…
  • Set back
    Today has been incredibly frustrating for me. New year, new goals and progress to make, it’s just a shame my…
  • Tough times don’t last but tough people do!
    Wow, what a year it has been! I think that’s the best way to start this blog. For those of…
  • Two months out of hospital!
    Wow it’s been 2 months exactly today since I’ve been out of hospital!  I look at this picture and it…
  • Update on the recovery
    Little update on the recovery. I am still on two crutches and moving around slowly! (But that’s better than not…
  • Let the recovery begin!
    Two weeks ago I was admitted to hospital in the above state. The doctors didn’t know what was generating the…