DIY beer

When my best mate told me he was planning to start brewing his own beer, I was naturally sceptical. Home brewing sounded a bit too “The Good Life” for me. Despite my adolescent yearnings for a…

Accommodation accumulates

Students are set to see a huge increase in the availability of accommodation in the West End in the next year after several new housing projects have been given the green light. An £18 million development…

It’s fine… I’m on the pill

So you’ve pulled the girl you’ve been after for ages, or maybe just some randomer in a club. You’ve stumbled out of the taxi and got her upstairs. One problem… you’ve not got a condom.…

Dentistry School volunteers list needs filling

At a time when Glasgow dental health records are at an all time low, there is growing concern in the community of dental students about the lack of volunteers at Glasgow Dentistry School. The Dentistry School and…

Interview with Kelvin Holdsworth

Guardian: What attracted you to the role of rector? Holdsworth: I’ve worked in universities before and I have a passion for students, and I care both about higher education and the student experience. I stood because…

Interview with Alan Bissett

Guardian: What attracted you to the role as rector? Bissett: I taught at Glasgow Uni in the English department for four years, which I very much enjoyed. I do miss the buzz of the campus. It’s…

Interview with Graeme Obree

Guardian: What attracted you to the role as rector of the University of Glasgow? Obree: I was approached through Charlie (Milarvie, Obree’s PR associate), and I thought that it was interesting. It took me back 25…

The most Wongaful time of the year

December. A time of fairy lights, shopping, cards, pretty trees in the living room, those fancy Starbucks coffees, red, green, gold, a jolly fat man and … payday lenders? With the Money Advice Service estimating…