August 2022 - The Glasgow Guardian



Incoming UofG students could be housed in Stirling

24th August 2022

Due to oversubscription for accommodation in Glasgow the University is in talks with Stirling to increase capacity. Following an email sent to students on 9 August confirming the removal of the accommodation guarantee for incoming students, The Glasgow Guardian has been informed by Stirling University that the University of Glasgow has entered talks with them ...


Power to the People: Glasgow activists say no to rising energy prices

23rd August 2022

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to organisers of the Power to the People protest against rising energy bills as the cost of living crisis ramps up. ‘Power to the People’ (PTTP), a campaign group fighting rising energy costs, have announced a public protest in Glasgow on Friday 26 August. The protest will be held at 4pm ...


University of Glasgow appoints new Equality Champions

18th August 2022

The University of Glasgow has appointed two new Equality Champions. Professor Sara Carter (also the Vice-Principal and Head of College of Social Science) will be taking on the role of Gender Equality Champion and Professor Moira Fischbacher-Smith (Vice-Principal of Learning and Teaching) will be the LGBT+ Equality Champion. As Gender Equality Champion, Professor Carter will ...


Third year student who attacked Hive bouncers ordered to pay compensation

17th August 2022

A University of Glasgow student who attacked bouncers at Glasgow University Union (GUU)’s Hive nightclub has been ordered to pay them £400 in compensation. Third year engineering student Archibald Watters pled guilty to assaulting door staff outside Hive on 4 February 2022 after they refused him entry. The 19-year-old student, originally from Edinburgh, was told ...


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

11th August 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 ...


Blokecore, ballers, and the beautiful garms

3rd August 2022

Sports Editor Gabriel explores the world of football fashion and it’s current trajectories. For years, football has been intrinsically linked with the fashion world, yet the style often associated with fans and players alike is deplorably generalised and generally in line with that of JD sports promotional page. Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin has brought the ...