2019 August



University of Glasgow accused of failure to support a disabled member of the student body

29th August 2019

Sam DoakInvestigations Editor The ability of the University of Glasgow to provide adequate support to its disabled students is being called into question due to the institution’s treatment of a visually impaired member of the student body. After enduring four years of allegedly sub-standard support by the university’s disability service, Gary Copland, an undergraduate law ...


Netflix’s The Great Hack – will our data ever be safe?

28th August 2019

Theodore WilcocksWriter Big data has become big news – so much so that a new Netflix original documentary has been released highlighting the problem of data ownership and state-sponsored crimes.  The film, starring former Cambridge Analytica Director Brittany Kaiser and investigative journalist Carole Cadwalladr, largely revolves around the Cambridge Analytica scandal. It explores how j...


Review: Toothbrush at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

28th August 2019

Jen BoweyWriter We won’t be forgetting Toothbrush any time soon When thinking about taking a trip to Edinburgh during the month of the Fringe, it can often seem overwhelming to scroll through hundreds upon hundreds of shows trying to decide what you want to fit into your tight schedule. In fact, until this year I ...


Vice Chancellor of the University of West Indies visits Glasgow as part of reparative justice agreement

25th August 2019

Marianna Marcelline and Rachel StamfordScience and Tech Editor and News Editor The University of Glasgow signed a deal to help fund a £20 million reparative justice program to rectify for its historic financial support from the slave trade. The university signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of the West Indies to work together ...


Thinking about Celtic’s Champions League exit

20th August 2019

  Michael Conway Writer Following Celtic’s shock exit at the hands of CFR Cluj, Michael Conway reflects on what this means for their season, and for Scottish football. Celtic’s departure from the Champions League qualifiers is a gutter, not just for the team itself, but for the entire league. Currently, Celtic are the only team ...


Review: Bloc Party @ Kelvingrove Bandstand

14th August 2019

Katrina Williams Culture Deputy: Books A rabble-rousing performance so good it held off torrential rain-pour There is a certain sort of awe-inspiring energy that comes with performing at the Kelvingrove Bandstand – an energy that was quadrupled once Bloc Party took the stage. Their 90 minute set passed in a flash, thanks to banger after ...


STAG takes the Edinburgh Fringe: An interview with director Aimee Buchanan

13th August 2019

Blair Cunningham Culture Deputy – Theatre The Trips and Falls director talks all things theatre, Fringe, and female directing in an exclusive chat with our Theatre Editor Blair Cunningham. Here at Glasgow Uni we partake in a (loving) rivalry with our East Coast sister – she may be the capital but we’ll ever be the ...


Review: STAG’s Trips and Falls at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

13th August 2019

Max Kelly Culture Deputy – Travel Max Kelly takes a trip to Edinburgh to review Student Theatre at Glasgow’s newest theatrical offering at the Festival Fringe. Student Theatre at Glasgow (STAG) – the oldest student theatre company in Glasgow – know in their 41st year of performing at the Fringe that it isn’t always plain ...


Review: Father John Misty at Kelvingrove Bandstand

5th August 2019

    Rachel Gillet Writer Mr Tillman, it’s good to see you again. What is there to say about Father John Misty’s gig other than it was incredible. Over a day has passed, yet I am still buzzing with the excitement I felt seeing him live. I was a bit apprehensive going into it, as ...