Reviews: Deathtrap and Bug

Deathtrap Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow How far would you go for adulation, success and critical acclaim?  Could you kill somebody?  This is the question posed by Ira Levin’s ‘Deathtrap’ – the play within a play that…

Staging a war

Sitting quietly at a table with his on screen Sergeant, Adam McNamara turns to face me. Our online personalities are acquainted but to affirm a real-life connection, he brings forward a palm. I look, then accept.…

NUS Internship Campaign

A recent NUS campaign seeks to end University careers services promoting unpaid internships by passing legislation which will deal with the barriers that stop students being able to afford internships or traineeships when they graduate. The…

Club profile: Tennis

Amongst the clamour and commotion made by hundreds of boozed up athletes at GUSA ball, one club remained silent. As individuals and teams received their awards, a group of 35 people sat in nervous anticipation. The…

Gender imbalance on university court worse than average

Glasgow University Court is made up of just 24% women, slightly worse than the 25% average most university governing bodies have. Despite the fact that females represent more than half of academics, there are just six…

Money laundering scam targeted at students

Fraudsters are offering students jobs that appear to give excessive amounts of money for very little work in “money mule scams.” These scams in fact involve students and people with low incomes in illegal money laundering.…

Please mind the pay gap

A recent study published by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit indicates that despite gender equality efforts in the working environment, female graduates are still earning less than their male counterparts. The unit’s study, named “Futuretrack”,…

Students unsatisfied with counselling waits

Recent research into the mental well-being of students has cast doubt on the availability of proper help for those suffering from mental problems at higher education institutions. The research, carried out by Dr Anthony Seldon of…