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11% of Glasgow residents have had sex in public

15th September 2020

Glasgow’s public sex life ranks 15th in the UK. New data has revealed that 11% of Glaswegians have had sex in public. The survey by thortful.com, a greetings card marketplace for independent makers, reports the most promiscuous UK cities and states 15% of Britons have engaged in public sex. The survey was completed in July ...


How to be a sustainable student

15th September 2020

Elena Adams shares her top tips and tricks on becoming a sustainable student in this era of climate emergency. The climate emergency is one of the many big issues that our generation currently faces and something that we, as a society, have a responsibility to try and fix for future generations. So what can you, ...


University study finds that low-carbohydrate diets are influenced by online resources

15th September 2020

Dieting information found online may not be accurate and can potentially have harmful effects on people trying to live healthier lives. A study carried-out by the University of Glasgow has found that people on low-carbohydrate diets are motivated by information found online and do not fit a one-size fits all approach to dieting.  The study, ...


Major breakthrough by University of Glasgow scientists means sufferers of asthma and COPD may soon be able to breathe easy

15th September 2020

The creation of the drug could help 500 million people. Scientists at the University of Glasgow, aided by international partners, have recently published major research in the Science Translational Medicine Journal that identifies a new class of drug that can reverse asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).  The research found that if a drug ...


Fitting in fitness

15th September 2020

In amidst the stresses of first year, getting up and moving can help you feel better both physically and mentally. When the UK entered lockdown in March, and we were allocated an hour a day for outdoor exercise, I decided to start the Couch to 5k programme. The programme helps you go from never running ...


What’s on the menu? A run-down of the finest food and drink societies the University has to offer

15th September 2020

Lisa Paul takes a look at the varied food and drink opportunities available on campus. There exists a vast assortment of extracurricular activities on our fine campus: with over 200 different societies and over 50 affiliated sports clubs, the task of choosing one can seem daunting. Whether you are a fresher or a settled student ...


Food waste recycling trial in north-west Glasgow

14th September 2020

The trail will last eight weeks and will shape the delivery of the food waste recycling system across the rest of the city. A new approach for collecting food waste has been tested in north-west Glasgow since 10 August. The trial is set to last a total of eight weeks and the results will shape ...



The neurotypical gaze in Netflix’s Love on the Spectrum

14th September 2020

Hailie Pentleton questions the underlying messages of Netflix’s Love on the Spectrum, which appears to try to change the cast, rather than embrace their neurodiversity. I was 15 and already in my first “proper” relationship when I received my autism diagnosis. He was supposed to be teaching me maths at the time, an activity that ...


Freshers’ 2020 guide to Glasgow’s art scene

14th September 2020

Read on for a comprehensive guide of Glasgow’s hottest art spots this autumn. Keeping up with a city like Glasgow’s art scene can be exhausting to say the least. Whether you’re a fresher joining the University or a seasoned Glaswegian, sometimes we all need a point in the direction of what’s hot and what’s not. ...