2019 January



Student stress is at breaking point

6th January 2019

                     Credit: JEshootsScom Madeline Pritchard Writer There is a mental health crisis in this country and at this University. Everyone knows this by now. There are year-long waiting times for unhelpful counselling services, and no help from your GP other than the offer of a prescription ...


A job for today – not for life

5th January 2019

Yagyansh Bagri Writer If we begin with when you were studying in school, in a few years time you will have started studying in a university of your choice; in five years time, you will have started your career and the possibility of working for some of the top institutions across the globe. You may ...


Open letter by universities warns against no-deal Brexit

4th January 2019

Inanna Tribukait Reporter In an open letter to the MPs, university leaders around the UK have addressed a no-deal Brexit, a scenario they consider to be “one of the biggest threats our universities have ever faced.” The letter was published on 4 January by Universities UK, the Russell Group, Guild HE, Million Plus and University ...


Is Study Abroad accessible for all?

3rd January 2019

Orla Brady Writer Writer Orla Brady highlights the difficulties you may face if looking to study abroad Studying abroad can be one of the best experiences of your life; a time to meet new people, learn a new language, experience a culture you have never been exposed to before and test your independence. However, it ...


Paesano Pizza – You don’t pepper-own us

3rd January 2019

  Aurora Piergiacomi Writer Thursday afternoon, winter exam period. I thought going for pizza was a good idea: great fuel for the brain, possibly one of the best revision breaks for a Glasgow Uni student. And then I saw it, lying behind my pepper mill: Paesano’s dessert menu. As soon as I picked it up, ...


Eritrea: A crisis without a conflict

2nd January 2019

    Jack Jeffery Writer   If you want to get an understanding of the Eritrean crisis, take a coach from Khartoum to Kassala. Around 100 miles outside Sudan’s popular honeymoon destination, ragged tents sprawl out across the arid plain. On the roadside lie carcasses, mainly dogs but also camels. Amputees, many of whom are ...


Glasgow University’s de-stress mess

1st January 2019

  Hannah Patterson Writer CLARIFICATION 01/01/2019: Exam de-stress events and campaigns at the University are for the most part organised by students and student organisations, not the University itself. As far as The Glasgow Guardian is aware, the University does not directly organise any de-stress events.  As a medical student at a prestigious university, I’m no stranger ...