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Graduate Interviews Series: Recent Alumni talk about how they got their jobs

10th December 2017

Selena Drake & Harry Vizor Deputy Editor & Features Editor Graeme Eddolls talks to The Glasgow Guardian about how he became an employee at QinetiQ following his studies at the University of Glasgow In our final interview of the series, Graeme Eddolls tells us how he found work following his degree in Physics with Astrophysics. ...


Too much of a good thing?

10th December 2017

Gustav Jönsson Writer The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) recently sent a letter to the Senior Management Group (SMG) detailing worries about student over-recruitment. This year, the University has accepted over 1000 more students than it did last year. The SRC says that this may lead to the overall student experience being “dangerously side-lined” and that ...


Lifting the Lid on Bulimia

1st December 2017

Hannah Patterson Writer Hannah Patterson talks about how she has struggled and strived against bulimia while at university Imagine you’re an alcoholic, and you’ve been sober for a few months, you go to your therapist, and are reasonably very proud about your achievement. Your therapist smiles, congratulates you, and then tells you what happens next. ...


What doth it profit a man if he makes gains and suffer the loss of his soul?

1st December 2017

Jasmine Urquhart Writer It is no secret that our health is our wealth, and students are more health-focused than ever before. A study of five US colleges found that two thirds of students regularly used some form of dietary supplement, and over half of UK adults use one on a daily basis. According to the ...


Graduate Interviews Series: Recent Alumni talk about how they got their jobs

26th November 2017

Selena Drake & Harry Vizor Deputy Editor & Features Editor Jeff Gross talks to The Glasgow Guardian about how he became an employee with Christie’s following his studies at the University of Glasgow Jeff Gross studied History of Art & Art World Practice through Christie’s Education in 2010. Following this, he successfully sought a job ...


Homophobia in Russia, as experienced by a Glasgow student

26th November 2017

Gustav Jönsson Writer Gabriel Preece was in Russia on the international anti-homophobia day of 2017. He was ready to participate in a gay rights demonstration. He knew the time and place of the demonstration. But when he got there he was alone. Where was everyone? Had the police arrested them? No, that was not it. ...


The demon drink is an angel

24th November 2017

Goronwy Maldwyn Writer Goronwy Maldwyn takes a look at the love and hate of alcohol on campus Alcohol is necessary for both civilized and savage life. The Ancient Greeks and Persians saw in wine a means for transcendence, a slight intoxication recasting thought into new moulds for sublimation into philosophy and song: the barbarian Scythians, ...


You can have any job you want… As long as it’s in finance

18th November 2017

Andreea Bocioaga Writer Is the University careers service doing enough to help students find a career they actually want? So you’ve discovered the University has something called a Careers Service, whose only purpose is to shepherd lost students from the state of teenage leech into the world of fulfilled employment. The prospect of finding a ...


Graduate Interviews Series: Recent Alumni talk about how they got their jobs

18th November 2017

Selena Drake & Harry Vizor Deputy Editor & Features Editor Kevin McBeth talks to the Glasgow Guardian about how he found employment following his MSc in International Finance and Economics Policy Continuing our interviews with recent alumni about how they got their jobs, we know what you’re all thinking. Where are the finance people? Do ...


Graduate Interviews Series: Recent Alumni talk about how they got their jobs

11th November 2017

Selena Drake & Harry Vizor Deputy Editor & Features Editor Emma Smith talks to the Glasgow Guardian about how she found employment following her Master in Museum Studies In this week’s interview we speak to Emma Smith who did a part-time Museum Studies MSc in 2014-16. She talks to us about how she got her ...