July 2022 - The Glasgow Guardian



Sleep more, score more: the importance of sleep in performance sport

30th July 2022

From up to five naps a day to specially designed memory foam pillows and mattresses, professional athletes are focused on rest and recovery more than ever before. Recent studies have claimed that getting insufficient sleep, which is generally considered fewer than seven hours a night, can lead to ample physical and psychological health issues. In ...


Glasgow students at a loss as cost-of-living crisis ramps up

29th July 2022

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to students, a food bank and a personal finance expert to find out how students are being affected by the rising cost of living. The rising cost of living in the UK is affecting people across society, and students are no different. A recent study by the National Union of Students ...


In conversation with: Matt Forde

26th July 2022

Political satirist Matt Forde talks to The Glasgow Guardian about his upcoming show at the Edinburgh Fringe – including why it will always feature some Scottish politics – as well as the role of impartiality and cancel culture in political comedy. Both “crasherooni snoozefest” and “security, prosperity, respect” could feature in Matt Forde’s lexicon. As ...


Problematic professionals: numerous complaints about staff in personal relationships with students

25th July 2022

Following an FOI request, The Glasgow Guardian can reveal five formal complaints have been made against staff over the past five years. Last month The Glasgow Guardian revealed that in the last five years there have been 10 formally declared relationships between staff and students. Following a review of the initial Freedom of Information request ...


In conversation with: Matt Forde

17th July 2022

Political satirist Matt Forde talks to The Glasgow Guardian about his upcoming show at the Edinburgh Fringe – including why it will always feature some Scottish politics – as well as the role of impartiality and cancel culture in political comedy. Both “crasherooni snoozefest” and “security, prosperity, respect” could feature in Matt Forde’s lexicon. As ...


Broadcast agrees to shut down venue until working conditions improve

14th July 2022

This move comes after numerous complaints by workers, and action taken by Unite the Union. Glasgow bar Broadcast, situated on Sauchiehall Street, has informed its workers that it will close whilst work is carried out to improve conditions for workers. This follows a written complaint being launched against the bar by eleven of its workers ...


First year students “in limbo” as University takes away accommodation guarantee

14th July 2022

First year students and postgraduate students are no longer entitled to an accommodation offer from the University. Yesterday the University of Glasgow announced that incoming first year and postgraduate students who live within a “commutable distance” will not be able to secure University provided accommodation.  The University this year changed its policy which previously guaranteed ...


Broadcast agrees to shut down venue until working conditions improve

14th July 2022

This move comes after numerous complaints by workers, and action taken by Unite the Union. Glasgow bar Broadcast, situated on Sauchiehall Street, has informed its workers that it will close whilst work is carried out to improve conditions for workers. This follows a written complaint being launched against the bar by eleven of its workers ...


Workers at controversial bar Abandoned Ship made redundant

13th July 2022

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to one University of Glasgow student who has been laid off from the bar weeks after assurance their job was safe. Controversial Glasgow bar Abandoned Ship has handed its workers redundancy notices and closed its doors with immediate effect less than two weeks after assuring staff their jobs were safe. Workers ...


Correction: The University of Glasgow has an antisemitism problem

9th July 2022

On 9 November the Glasgow Guardian published an article entitled, “The University of Glasgow has an antisemitism problem”. The article claimed a lecturer had downplayed the significance of the Holocaust in the context of human rights history. The Guardian retracts the allegation in full and we wish to sincerely apologise for any offence caused....