2021 April



School of Life Sciences launch new Equality and Diversity app

18th April 2021

The School hopes the app will make education more inclusive and raise awareness of challenges in the academic environment. The School of Life Sciences has launched a new app, Equality and Diversity in the Life Sciences, in an effort to make their curriculum more inclusive and raise awareness of the associated challenges in the academic ...


University flies the Union flag at half-mast in respect for Prince Phillip

18th April 2021

The University shared a picture of the flag flying at half-mast on Twitter and Instagram following the announcement of HRH Prince Phillip’s death. The University of Glasgow has paid tribute to His Royal Highness Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh who passed away on Friday 9 April at his home in Windsor Castle.  To pay ...


Glasgow University Music Club play on James Corden’s US talk show alongside The Fratellis

18th April 2021

The band’s brass leader Lindsey told us: “I would do it again in a heartbeat.” Glasgow University Music Club made a special appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden alongside The Fratellis. The segment, televised in March, saw the Glasgow University Music Club playing alongside the internationally renowned Scottish band, famous for their ...


SRC ‘Fearless Flat Hunting’ campaign in full swing

18th April 2021

The SRC’s annual campaign for finding flats is back and are encouraging students to submit questions for an upcoming video as part of the campaign. The “Fearless Flat Hunting” campaign by the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) is back and coming in full swing just as the academic year comes to an end. As part of ...


Freshers’ Week helper applications open to students

18th April 2021

Students have until 30 April to send their applications to GUU, QMU and GUSA to play a big part in this year’s Freshers’ Week festivities.  Applications to become a Freshers’ helper for the student unions this September have now opened. Students can now apply to become helpers for Freshers’ Week for GUU, QMU and GUSA, ...


Glasgow’s best alternative restaurants

18th April 2021

Our guide to the city’s more unique dining spots. Glasgow is home to the alternative: with thriving art scenes and schools, the city has never struggled to be inventive – and this quirky city has spawned many a quirky restaurant. Here are some of the most unique places that are worth your time and money ...


House every weekend?

18th April 2021

Has the past year pushed you to re-evaluate the clubbing experience? As the vaccines roll out and we edge nearer life after lockdown, the conversation in my student circle inevitably comes back to how much we can’t wait to be back clubbing again, be it June 21 or otherwise. Whether my friends are loyal to ...


Your Rector candidates interviewed…again

16th April 2021

Rector candidates sat down once again to answer the pressing questions about the role they are running for. With the rector election once again heating up after a delayed start, we thought to ask our candidates for rector once again where they stand on important issues and see if they had changed their position on ...


Neo-obsession: imagining the future

14th April 2021

Culture is always looking forward. The year is 2015. Flying cars dart like shooting stars across motorways in the clouds. Nike trainers have replaced normal laces with electronic “power laces”. Jackets automatically adjust to the measurements of their wearer. The criminal justice system can sentence people within a matter of hours, owing to the abolition ...


Hot girl summer or fat girl summer: why not both?

14th April 2021

Do we really need to lose the “lockdown weight” before summer comes around? Elena Adams doesn’t think so.  After being in and out of lockdown for almost a year, it’s no wonder that people can’t wait until summer, that light at the end of the tunnel (hopefully) without the restrictions we’ve all become accustomed to. ...