Glasgow City clinch record-extending eleventh consecutive title

29th November 2017

Rory Clark Writer As Glasgow City continue their dominance, Rory Clark discusses how they have become record breakers Glasgow City clinched their eleventh consecutive Scottish Women’s Premier League title with two games to spare. City convincingly beat second-placed Hibernian Ladies 3-0 at Ainslie Park. The game was wrapped up in the opening 25 minutes as ...


Andy Murray Live 2017 Review: Second edition of annual event raises over £700,000 for charity

23rd November 2017

Max Kelly Sport Editor The second annual Andy Murray LIVE, a charity tennis event held at the SSE Hydro, proved to be another spectacular success. Following on from last year’s inaugural event, Murray and some of the biggest names in tennis returned to raise money for Unicef and Scottish charity, Sunny-sid3-up, who aim to improve ...


“There is pressure to win” – Athletics Club look to cement their place as one of GUSA’s most successful clubs

12th November 2017

Ruairidh Campbell Writer Ruairidh Campbell discusses with the Glasgow University Athletics Club their ambitions for the year ahead. Meeting on a Saturday afternoon, following a club gym session, which was preceded by a hill running session earlier that day, members of Glasgow University Athletics Club’s (GUAC) committee were looking surprisingly upbeat. “I genuinely think this ...


Core – its importance and a step by step guide to activate

7th November 2017

Veronika Lušovská Writer Veronika Lušovská discusses how to best exercise your core strength What is core strength? Basically most of the deep muscles which hold the body together and help your balance – diaphragm, pelvic floor, core back, abdominal and neck muscles. It is not the six pack. Those are superficial muscles and despite their ...


“There is pressure to win” – Athletics Club look to cement their place as one of GUSA’s most successful clubs

3rd November 2017

Ruairidh Campbell Writer Ruairidh Campbell discusses with the Glasgow University Athletics Club their ambitions for the year ahead. Meeting on a Saturday afternoon, following a club gym session, which was preceded by a hill running session earlier that day, members of Glasgow University Athletics Club’s (GUAC) committee were looking surprisingly upbeat. “I genuinely think this ...


United Glasgow: the football team making a real difference.

30th October 2017

Rona McNicol Writer Charity football team aim to promote inclusion and equality in the sport “Refugees welcome”: it’s a phrase that is becoming increasingly familiar in Glasgow and Scotland, which is hugely encouraging insofar as it demonstrates the growing awareness among society of holistic integration and inclusion. The growing ubiquity of open mindedness perhaps might ...


Quidditch: From fantasy to reality

22nd October 2017

Glasgow University’s Grim Reapers are a club on the rise Cecilia Rostbøll Norberg Writer Since quidditch was first practised in the United States of America 12 years ago, the sport has battled its way into the public view and is continuing to win interest from a growing audience. Currently there are 25 competing countries, with ...


Have you heard of Handball?

19th October 2017

Max Kelly Sports Editor Chairman Andy Burns discusses the rise of handball Handball, in the words of Glasgow Handball Club Chairman Andy Burns, is an “exciting sport that is unique as it incorporates all the basic skills that become useful for all other sports: running, jumping, throwing, catching, teamwork and also individual expression.” It is ...


Freshers Taxis Cup 2017 set to commence

8th September 2017

Max Kelly Sports Editor Glasgow University sports season opens with Freshers getting a taste of the prestigious annual event Every year the sports clubs at the three major Glasgow Universities – Glasgow, Strathclyde and Caledonian – come together to compete in the Taxis Cup, a multi-sport competition that takes place over the course of a ...


Narrow miss for Laura Muir

8th September 2017

Ruairidh Campbell Writer University of Glasgow student Laura Muir came agonisingly close to medalling at the recent International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Athletics Championships in London, beaten by seven hundredths of a second into fourth place in an enthralling 1500m final. Just a few days later, she was back on the track and ...