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Petition calling for more street lighting on Kelvin Way is endorsed by unions

25th March 2021

The petition discusses the need to make Kelvin Way safer for women and students. The student bodies of the University of Glasgow have endorsed a petition that calls for more street lighting on Kelvin Way, a popular route home for students and women that still “lacks adequate lighting” following a number of sexual crimes in ...

EDITORIAL: Support students and their grades

28th January 2021

Following the news that the University will not be reinstating the “No Detriment” policy, The Glasgow Guardian and other student societies call for new measures to support students’ futures. We, The Glasgow Guardian, and the other signatories in this article, call upon the University of Glasgow to consider student wellbeing and set students up for ...

UofG during Covid: your questions answered

13th September 2020

A look at many of the different questions students have asked and what we should be asking. As a new academic year begins, and we all adapt to the new normal of University, many still feel confused about what this year will look like. We decided to find out the answers to the questions on ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Learning to love being alone

8th July 2022

How to get some quality time with yourself. Being a student, whatever year you’re in, usually involves learning fundamental skills of adulthood. Doing the laundry, looking after money, and managing your own studying. One of the most important, I think, and certainly one of the most overlooked, is learning how to be alone. By that ...

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

8th 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 ...

Growing up in Glasgow

8th July 2022

This personal reflection looks into what it is truly like to grow up in Glasgow. Glasgow. A Gaelic noun meaning “dear green place”. The place where I grew up.  The earliest cultural identifier of my Glaswegian heritage involved the 2005 World Health Organisation dubbing the city as Europe’s “murder capital”, a title we no longer merit, ...