2010 December



Simon Starling

12th December 2010

Jeni Allison Simon Starling’s current exhibition at the Modern Institute is what could be described as “the support” act to his future exhibition at the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art. That’s not to say you get a “support”- style performance however. Project For A Masquerade (Hiroshima)/The Mirror Room is not only researched to an ...


Model students: GUSA dress for success

8th December 2010

Saturday the 27th of November saw athletes get glamorous as the Glasgow University Sports Association hosted their catwalk Charity Fashion Show. The event was held in the Glasgow University Union’s Debating Chamber in aid of their chosen charity ‘Right to Play’. The weeks of hard work and preparation by GUSA leading up to the show ...


Hares & Hounds chase glory

8th December 2010

Two members of the Glasgow University Hares and Hounds club recently raced in the McCain Liverpool Cross Country Challenge. The eventm which took place in Sefton Park, also incorporated the European Cross Country trials. Glasgow University Students Elspeth Curran who qualified in 3rd place and Derek Hawkins in 4th, both raced in the Under 23 ...


Get involved: Glasgow Uni Ski and Snowboard Club

8th December 2010

Do you like snow? The query posed by the Glasgow University Ski and Snowboarding Club on their website seems simple enough, but I’ll have to think long and hard when I try to answer this question, which is meant to be aimed at potential recruits. Despite my reservations, I will try to be as diplomatic ...


GU Riding Club gallop to victory

8th December 2010

The Glasgow University Riding Club recently competed in their first league match of the season. Held on the 24th November after weeks of hard work by the student riders, training and honing their flatwork and jumping skills, both the GURC’s B and C teams were given the chance to test themselves against teams from Edinburgh ...


Results breakdown – Glasgow University Sport

8th December 2010

Basketball Mens          Glasgow 62   –   59  Falkirk Fury Hares and Hounds      Elspeth Curran – won the Scottish University Championships Matt Gillespie  – third at Scottish University Championships Mens A team     Silver Womens A team     Bronze Netball               ...


Snow joke: Sports fixtures frozen

8th December 2010

Sport has ground to a halt at Glasgow University this week, thanks to the mountain of snow that has landed at Garscube and other venues across the City. With Garscube Sports Complex lying under inches of snow, outdoor matches have been rendered unplayable, whilst indoor fixtures have been scuppered due to safety concerns as Glasgow ...


Get involved: Glasgow Uni Ski and Snowboard Club

8th December 2010

Do you like snow? The query posed by the Glasgow University Ski and Snowboarding Club on their website seems simple enough, but I’ll have to think long and hard when I try to answer this question, which is meant to be aimed at potential recruits. Despite my reservations, I will try to be as diplomatic ...


The Habit of Art

5th December 2010

Two of our contributors: Laura Stockwell;English Literature student from the university and Ed Pulley; Architecture student examine Alan Bennett’s recent play. Laura Stockwell “I have the Habit of Art” states W.H.Auden in Alan Bennett’s new play. This latest addition to Alan Bennett’s charming repertoire of wit is, in my opinion, one of his very best. ...