Glasgow Film Festival 2012

Now in its eighth year, the Glasgow Film Festival returns this February for fans of all kinds of film. One of the first major events in the Year of Creative Scotland, it will include a packed…

What the Dickens?!

For those of you who spent their holidays in the UK or simply in close proximity to the BBC channel, I’m sure this will come as no surprise, but 2012 is an important year in the…

The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World

The name of SWG3’s latest exhibition is taken from the title of a sci-fi story. The story is ‘written as though events were taking place on the rim of a wheel with everything coming together at the centre.’ This…

HAUNT

Situated in between a Pound shop and a Greggs bakery on Trongate, there is in truth far more to this deceivingly banal backstreet than initially meets the eye. My previous attempt to attend an event…

Glasgow Film Festival 2012: Youth Film Festival

Taking place prior to the main festival, between the 5th and 15th of February, is the Glasgow Youth Film Festival. Devised by young film fans, it contains a much smaller but equally interesting programme of films…

Glasgow University China ‘high financial risk’

The Glasgow University senate has agreed to establish a joint-run programme in electrical engineering with the University of Electronic Science and Technology in Chengdu, China. This comes despite acknowledgement from the university’s finance committee that the “proposed partnership presents…