2020 March



Glasgow’s West End has highest level of rent prices on average income

14th March 2020

Silas Pease Reporter The city centre’s average rent is £920 while the G12 area code is £1,196 per month. An online index tool has calculated that several residential areas in the West End of Glasgow hold the highest level of rent prices on average income across the city.  The index, created by window furnishings company ...


Contactless donation scheme being rolled out among Glasgow’s homeless

14th March 2020

Ollie Rudden Deputy News Editor A scheme launched 3 March allows people to donate to a fund for the homeless at giving points across the city centre or online via contactless card. Street Change Glasgow, in partnership with Glasgow City Council, the Health and Social Care Partnership, and Simon Community Partnership, gives people the option ...


Docs Not Cops Glasgow educates healthcare workers about asylum system

14th March 2020

Rachel Stamford News Editor The campaign group hosted a training workshop to educate healthcare workers and patients about healthcare rights for non-British citizens. A campaign group hosted a free training workshop for healthcare workers at Civic House on 7 March to educate about the hostile environment surrounding healthcare and how it negatively affects vulnerable patients. ...


Hunterian Art Gallery exhibition celebrates retired curator

14th March 2020

Rachel Stamford News Editor A Curator’s Choice will showcase highlights from acquisitions made throughout Dr Peter Black’s career. The Hunterian Art Gallery is unveiling a new exhibition to celebrate the career of retired Hunterian curator Dr Peter Black and 20 years of his research at the museum. A Curator’s Choice will showcase a selection of ...


University cancels all physical exams due to coronavirus

13th March 2020

Tara Gandhi Editor-in-Chief The University has decided to cancel all physical examinations for the April/May exam diet. Schools and institutes will be in touch with students to make new arrangements for assessments. The University has advised students to keep a close eye on all communications from schools in the coming days as new methods of ...


What’s Going On at UofG? liveblog

12th March 2020

Welcome to The Glasgow Guardian’s “What’s Going On at UofG?” liveblog, a page to keep students updated and in the loop with all goings-on at the University. For any queries or updates, please email us or contact via Facebook. ...


A day of one’s own

12th March 2020

Jasmine Hunt Writer Jasmine Hunt writes about why we should still be celebrating international women’s day. To most people, International Women’s Day is just another day on the calendar where people will alter their Facebook profile pictures by slapping on a pre-made filter or fleetingly reposting an inspirational quote only for it to vanish when ...


UofG rose to 67th place in the World University Rankings 2020

12th March 2020

Clara Punsita Ritthikarn Reporter Several other subjects within the University also rose in ranking. The University of Glasgow rose two places to 67th place in the World University Rankings 2020, which ranks universities for 48 different subjects and five broad subject areas. The Principal, professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, said: “I am delighted that the hard ...


Glasgow Taxi Cup preview

12th March 2020

Dylan Tuck Sports Editor With the Taxi Cup set to return this month, here’s all you need to know about the tournament.  If you’re an avid follower of sporting events on campus, you may be hearing a fair bit about the Glasgow Taxi Cup this month. The tournament is one of the most prestigious and ...


Making sustainability fashion forward

12th March 2020

Anastasia Nevarez-Pyrkova Writer Anastasia Nevarez-Pyrkova explores sustainability trends within the fashion industry. This year the January issue of Vogue Italia replaced all photography with a variety of beautiful illustrations by contemporary artists from different fields, including painting, graphic design, and comic book design. The unique, collectable magazine was produced with two explicitl...