2018 November



Review: Bad Sounds at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut

21st November 2018

Maise Wilson Culture Editor Glasgow Guardian’s culture editor reviews Bad Sounds latest Glasgow appearance Bad Sounds? – more like bloody good sounds. The freshest thing I’ve heard in music for a long time, this five-piece band from Bath were beaming with energy while playing at the prestigious King Tuts on Vincent Street. Fronted by brothers ...


EU members of University staff able to apply for settled status

20th November 2018

  Inanna Tribukait Reporter The scheme is being tested by EU staff members at Higher Education Institutions before the public launch in March 2019 The University of Glasgow has confirmed that Non-UK EU members of staff will be able to participate in the second pilot of the EU Settlement Scheme. It is open to Non-UK ...


UN study highlights Scotland’s failings

20th November 2018

Tara Gandhi Investigations Editor A recent UN study has highlighted “misery” inflicted on the British people by “callous” policies aimed at social re-engineering. These statements come following the two-week fact finding mission to the UK by Philip Alston, the UN’s rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. Alston was somewhat more positive about Scotland than ...


Edinburgh College too strong for Glasgow

20th November 2018

Andrew Quinn Sports Editor Edinburgh College’s Casey Morrison scored 20 points in a player of the match display to give the visitors victory in their first ever BUCS game. The endurance of the Edinburgh players was particularly impressive, considering that they only had one substitute when Glasgow had seven. It was a poor day at ...


GULGBT+ holds Trans Day of Remembrance event

20th November 2018

Inana Tribukait Reporter   The Glasgow University LGBT+ Scoiety will be hosting a Trans Day of Remembrance event on Tuesday 20 November. At 10am this morning the Trans Flag was raised on campus as part of the celebrations. This will be followed up at 7pm by an event in the Gilchrist Postgraduate Club. Both events ...


University set to create virtual reality classrooms and teaching resources

19th November 2018

Kelton Holsen Reporter Project Mobius will be piloted over the next three years. The University of Glasgow Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience, and Glasgow-based VR startup Sublime have announced plans to create virtual reality classrooms and teaching resources. The initiative has been named Project Mobius; it will be piloted over the course of ...


University launches new clean energy initiative

19th November 2018

Kelton Holsen Reporter To achieve its goals, the University will be partnering with organisations such as SP Networks and Innovation Gateway The University of Glasgow has launched a new initiative which plans to significantly reduce CO2 emissions across buildings on campus. This initiative will involve waste reduction measures and has a goal of reducing carbon ...


Review: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

19th November 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor-in-Chief Irreverent, dark and nostalgic – Sabrina doesn’t need a talking Salem to shine When it was announced that the producers of Riverdale would be creating a new televised take on Sabrina the Teenage Witch, I was sceptical to say the least. It is, after all, pretty uncontroversial to say that the execution ...


Glasgow nightclubs granted 4am closing times

19th November 2018

Isabel Thomas News Editor This pilot scheme will run for a year before its impact on the city is reviewed Glasgow nightclubs will be able to stay open until 4am after new proposals from the city’s licensing board were approved. Clubs can apply for an hour extension and those that meet certain criteria will be ...


Review: Simulation Theory by Muse

19th November 2018

  Axel Koch Music Columnist By releasing their new album Simulation Theory on the same day as Imagine Dragons, Muse – one of only a few amongst the swarm of indie bands from the early 2000s to succeed in establishing a consistent and immediately recognisable style, unintentionally shine a light on how they’ve now become ...