UofG students raise money for 100k run for Movember

19th November 2020

The runners will complete the journey from Glasgow to Edinburgh on 28 November. Three University of Glasgow medical students plan to run 100k in one day to raise funds and awareness of men’s mental health this Movember. Angus Reynolds, Rory Anderson, and Pri Anthonyrajan are currently training to run 100km in one day in what they ...


Glasgow to enter tier 4 lockdown

17th November 2020

Pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops to close from 6pm on Friday 20 November. Glasgow City is set to enter tier four lockdown restrictions for three weeks from 6pm on Friday 20 November, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The first minister made the announcement in her Covid-19 press briefing at 2:20pm this afternoon. Under level ...


Glasgow Marrow unveil new student cookbook

17th November 2020

The cookbook will have over 50 recipes from different GU clubs and societies’ submissions. Glasgow Marrow has unveiled a new student cookbook, set to release for Christmas.  Glasgow Marrow’s Student Cook Book is a collaboration from clubs and societies across the University of Glasgow, producing a book of “amazing student recipes” for “an amazing cause”. ...


New programme launched to recruit 10,000 Black interns into top British companies

15th November 2020

The #1000BlackInterns programme hopes to recruit 10,000 black students into paid internships in various industries over five years. A new programme to recruit 10,000 Black Interns into top British companies over the next five years has launched and experienced massive support from top industry leaders and politicians. The #10000BlackInterns programme is a project that aims ...


New study set to examine effect of changing bar/club opening hours in Glasgow and Aberdeen

14th November 2020

The study will examine the impact of changing opening hours for nightlife venues on public services, and which groups are most affected by these changes. A new £1.1m study is being carried out assessing the impact of changes to the opening hours of venues such as bars and clubs in Glasgow and Aberdeen. The study, ...


UCAS acquires start-up app to support international postgraduate students

12th November 2020

MO University Assistant will help support international postgraduates with a variety of support in 15 different languages. The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has acquired the multi-language student support app MO University Assistant. The acquisition of the multi-language mobile app MO University Assistant will support international postgraduate students, agents, and advertise...


Teesside University becomes first Adobe creative campus in Europe

12th November 2020

The programme hopes to provide all Teesside students with digital literacy skills required by employers. Teesside University has become the first university to become an Adobe Creative Campus, following its commitment to promote digital literacy across all areas in the institution in order to provide their students with the skill sets required by employers.  More ...


University of Glasgow ranked fourth-highest in UK for number of staff earning over £100,000

12th November 2020

The University Rich List report by the TaxPayers’ Alliance reveals 210 staff at Glasgow earn over £100,000, and 55 members of staff over £150,000. The University of Glasgow has ranked the fourth-highest in the UK for numbers of staff earning over six-figure salaries, a new report reveals. The report “University Rich List” by the TaxPayers’ ...


Scottish government announces measures for student winter travel

11th November 2020

Higher Education minister, Richard Lochhead, releases safety guidelines for students travelling home for Christmas. In a statement at Holyrood, Higher Education minister Richard Lochhead has stated that the Scottish government seeks to support students to return home safely over the winter break. Measures that the Scottish government is enforcing comes in five steps. Firstly, they ...


Campaign launched to protect the Tobacco Merchant’s House

9th November 2020

The Scottish Civic Trust’s “Written in Stone” campaign is looking to establish a capital fund to cover the cost of future repair work and preserve the historic building. The Scottish Civic Trust has announced a new campaign to protect Glasgow’s Tobacco Merchants House. The “Written in Stone” campaign was launched on 12 October 2020 and ...