Living life in high gear

Suzi Higton talks to Mark Beaumont about university, Iranian hospitality and cycling around the planet “I had no idea that you could make a job out of doing something you love so much,”  Mark Beaumont smiles, “I genuinely thought…

Glasgow in acrobatics spectacular

Suzi Higton Glasgow illustrated its credibility as a sporting host city ahead of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, by staging the 21st World Acrobatics Championships as well as the 5th International Age group Competition at the Kelvin Hall arena. The…

The taste of Celtic spirits

Ming Lam samples the Irish charms of Women’s Gaelic Football Gaelic football is a sport that has had received relatively little attention in Glasgow University, but still continues to have a huge following in Ireland. After watching my first…

Tennis Club serve up a storm

Chris Tait Glasgow University Tennis Club sent a clear message to the rest of the Scottish League first division on Wednesday as they hit off the new season with success over city rivals Strathclyde. The men’s first squad, which…

Cycling Fixation

Gerry McKeever takes a look at fixed-gear biking – the newest sporting sensation to hit the streets I have a special relationship with bikes. The house I was born and raised in was home to a  blacksmith called Kirkpatrick…

GUBC bask in European glory

GUBC continued to build on their recent successes at domestic and international level after being invited to represent Britain at the 4th European Universities Rowing Regatta in Zagreb, Croatia. in the closing weeks of the summer…

Land of Hope and Glory?

The SNP’s plans for a Scottish Olympic team have come under fire, Suzi Higton reports Inspired by a summer which showcased the very best of Scottish talent on the International stage of the Olympics, the Scottish Government have voiced…

Intercity bike ride pedals in the name of charity

Benzo Harris Pedal for Scotland, Scotland’s largest annual charity bike ride  saw over 5000 participants take up the challenge to cycle from Glasgow to Edinburgh. Starting off from Glasgow Green and finishing in the capital’s Victoria Park, the annual…

Promising start for GUSA

High hopes for sport as GUSA Fair attracts over 3000 students, reports Nicole Wilson Following in the footsteps of previous years, the GUSA Freshers’ Fair illustrated both the wide ranging and diverse selection of club and recreational sports on…