Lifestyle



Advice on Homesickness in Halls

22nd September 2021

Michelle Osborne gives her top tips for surviving homesickness at university Freshers’ week is known as a week for partying. A time to get drunk, meet new people, or hook up with strangers: it’s a time to go wild. It’s also a time of transition. For many students, it’s their first time being away from ...


Returning to campus fashion-foot forward

21st September 2021

Katrina Williams is approaching campus fashion from a new perspective post-pandemic The pavements of Glasgow Uni’s West End campus have historically been packed to the brim with fashion-conscious students. Back in those glorious pre-pandemic days when we had a strict ten-minute changeover between lectures (yet another thing you took from me, Zoom), my first-year commute ...


Slow and steady wins the race

21st September 2021

Lifestyle Editor Katherine Prentice offers her advice on pacing yourself at university If you’re anything like me, the start of a new academic year is thrilling, especially your first at university. New pens, new diary, new timetable and a head full of ideas about the outfits you will wear on nights out with new friends, ...


A freshers’ guide to overcoming gym anxiety

15th September 2021

The gym doesn’t have to be a scary place! There is absolutely no hiding the fact that the gym can be one of the most intimidating places in the world, and is, sometimes, the last place you want to be. However, with a positive mindset, a little self-confidence, and some help from your friends, you ...


Best student pubs in the West End

15th September 2021

Deputy Editor-in-Chief Jamie Byrne suggests his top five watering holes for students As the enormous wave of thirsty students return to the bustling streets of Glasgow’s West End, it is a necessity for all new students to get to terms with their local watering holes. Generation after generation of students have had a major impact ...


Glasgow’s Declassified Uni Survival Guide

14th September 2021

In five easy steps, any of us can fit right in on campus this year It’s a brand-new year at Glasgow Uni, and a lot of things have changed since the last; we have a fancy new building, we all have to wear masks in the library and, for some reason, against the wishes of ...


Mapping your way through Scotland

7th September 2021

Online Editor Zein offers her top five must-see spots within hours of Glasgow As COVID restrictions begin to ease and normality is at our fingertips, the itch to travel and explore the unknown returns. As an international student, I made it my mission to learn more about Scotland’s beautiful culture and explore some of its ...


Home Away from Home: Aberdeen

5th September 2021

Ishani Mukherjee found peace amongst the pandemic in locked-down Aberdeen Identifying and finding “home” in a new place is strange. The world has been capsized since the pandemic hit. How does one claim a space they have barely known, or how do you let go of your plans of thriving in a new city while ...