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Disability Service expansion sees three new advisors

22nd November 2021

The University’s Disability Service has hired three new advisors to help with high demand. The University has expanded its disability service by hiring three new advisors to the service. These new advisers began working at the service several weeks ago. The advisers will tend to the varied and specific needs of hundreds of staff and students and ...


SWAG holding fundraiser at Nice N Sleazy

22nd November 2021

The gig will be taking place on Wednesday 24 November. Successful Women at Glasgow (SWAG) are holding their first gig fundraising event at Nice N Sleazy on Wednesday 24 November.  The society’s new initiative “SWAG PRESENTS…” seeks to give space to young female talent. The event will showcase four bands of different genres and the ...


75.5 steps: Finnieston’s new creative pop-up space

20th November 2021

The venue is being used as both an artistic space by day and a cocktail bar at night, designed and hosted by The Drink Cabinet with a variety of sustainable drinks served in the theme of COP26. Found on the cusp of Finnieston, just off Argyle Street as you head towards Charing Cross, the venue’s ...


BEAT 6: Review

20th November 2021

Chef Nico Simeone’s newest venture is in collaboration with Beatson Cancer Charity, which will receive 100% of Beat 6’s profits. Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn reviews following her recent invite. Dennistoun has been described as “up and coming”, “retro and modern”, and “the UK’s coolest neighbourhood”. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that it was chosen as the ...


What is the Elections Bill and what does it mean for you?

20th November 2021

Maddy Dhesi, writer and first year politics student, is campaigning for changes to the Elections Bill. She discusses the importance of students being informed about the Bill, and what the changes mean. The Elections Bill is making important changes to elections held in the UK. Though the Elections Bill is going through the UK Parliament, ...


Highlights from the COP26 ‘People’s Summit’ 

20th November 2021

Jeevan Farthing, Alex Enaholo and Rothery Sullivan each give us the scoop on what happened at the events of the COP26 People’s Summit, hosted across the final days of the climate conference by the COP26 Coalition. Jeevan Farthing: Boycott! The UK arms trade and the neoliberal economy of war. Reasonably well attended and inside the ...


How can Indigenous knowledge help us fight the climate crisis?

20th November 2021

Writer Rebecca Brimble discusses the importance of Indigenous knowledge in guiding decisions made following COP26. The preservation and use of Inuit Indigenous knowledge (Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit or ‘IQ’) is essential for effective, efficient, and just implementation of the Paris Agreement. Following COP26, it is imperative that world leaders adopt an indigenised approach to climate change law....


COP diaries: day six

18th November 2021

Friday 5 November The day got off to a bad start: for one, my adrenaline, much like the presence of the sun, had started to wane. For another, our print edition had turned up on perhaps the busiest day of the week. And lastly, though it was to no one else’s surprise, I was running ...


People make Glasgow… but only if you’re straight

18th November 2021

CW: homophobia, transphobia, sexual assault. Does the global rise in homophobic hate crimes apply to us Glaswegians? “People Make Glasgow”. That’s what we’re told at least, with the implication being that Glasgow only prospers because of its fruitfully diverse populace. Why is it, then, that LGBTQ+ people are still being victimised and abused for our ...


Are students not on board?

18th November 2021

Confusing timetables and inherent delays associated with buses make them inaccessible and stressful for students. Students and the bus: you’d think it would be a match made in heaven. Travelling around and exploring different places is such an important part of university life, and to most people, the bus would sound like a perfect solution. ...