17th November 2013 - The Glasgow Guardian

Freshers’ blues

17th November 2013

Amy Mackinnon Freshers’ Week spares no superlative and you’re promised that you will have the best week of your life and make friends for life. It’s a lot of change in a short space of time and for many it can begin to take its toll and feeling homesick, isolated and unsettled is entirely understandable. ...

University joins FutureLearn

17th November 2013

Rosannah Jones & Euan McTear Glasgow University has teamed up with an exclusive group of universities to offer online distance learning courses through FutureLearn, a new system being trialled by the Open University. The launch of the FutureLearn website in September saw the University reveal its first ever MOOC (Massive Online Open Course), entitled ‘Cancer in the ...

To Viper, the beer bar and back

17th November 2013

Rebecca Corbett Laziness overcomes all of us, and as you start to fall into a daily routine, you also notice that your evenings are following that same, dull pattern inherited from first year. My personal one hovers between Ashton Lane, Hillhead Bookclub and Viper, all of which fall worryingly within about a kilometre of my ...