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Glasgow Rocks Rock On

14th October 2021

Looking forward to the return of the Glasgow Rocks this autumn? Charlie Curtis let’s us know who the ones to watch are this season. On a mission to bounce back from a disappointing campaign in last year’s British Basketball League (BBL), the Glasgow Rocks have hit the ground running with an assertive victory in the ...


It’s time to put mental health before medals

22nd September 2021

Is the sporting world finally ready to commit to confronting the mental health crisis?  When Simone Biles withdrew from the Olympic women’s team event last month, the world’s greatest gymnast exposed that the heaviest burden of the Olympics is often the expectation to perform in them. Unlike most other athletes, Biles is held to the ...


GUSWPC make a splash at Scottish Masters Championships

21st September 2021

A promising start to the upcoming season for Glasgow University swimmers. On 10-11 September, Glasgow University Swimming and Waterpolo Club (GUSWPC) dived back in competition at the 2021 Scottish National Open Short Course Masters and Senior Age Group Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow following an 18-month long break. Eight swimmers competed in ...


GUSA Freshers’ Week

14th September 2021

Here’s your guide on how to get involved in the 50+ sporting clubs that the University of Glasgow has to offer Freshers’ Week is all about getting involved and looking for different ways to break yourself into university life. Finding your feet in a big pond is not always the most straightforward, but when you ...


Sports on the big screen: Goon

8th September 2021

To kick off our new series, Investigations Editor Jordan reflects on how the sports film Goon impacted his own sporting career Goons, enforcers, and other unflattering names have all been given to many athletes from all across the sports world, from the ironically named Metta World Peace and Dennis Rodman in basketball, to football’s Marco ...


Olympic Life Lessons

5th September 2021

Following an inspiring Olympic Games in Tokyo, Grace reflects on some of the key lessons that athletes have taught us this summer The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was unique. This uniqueness didn’t come from a new and exciting opening ceremony, however, it came from holding an Olympic Games during a mass global pandemic. From the ...


Who decides the length of your shorts?

5th September 2021

Elena Adams delves into gendered issues surrounding sporting attire and the ridiculous double standards women experience when it comes to choosing what to wear Women’s clothing has always been used as a way to police women and their bodies. Consequently, it’s no surprise that this can be seen in the sporting community, even in the ...


How the 2018 World Cup saved my mental health

10th June 2021

Dylan Brewerton-Harper looks back on the emotional and meaningful experience he undertook whilst watching the 2018 World Cup Finals in Russia. It’s finally June and Euros fever is kicking in. England’s campaign begins on 13 June against Croatia, with the Three Lions looking to exact revenge on the team that ended English semi-final dreams at ...


Pure Fitbaw Euro preview proves to be the ideal pre-tournament listen

10th June 2021

The show, hosted by Glasgow University graduate Alasdair Madden, hits all the right notes ahead of football’s Summer showpiece. Pure Fitbaw (PF) has been an established part of the Scottish football podcast scene for several years but their latest podcast series, which previews Euro 2020, might be amongst their most exciting yet.  PF has produced ...


GUSA launches Hardship Fund

1st June 2021

Glasgow University Sports Association have recently launched a new initiative which is intended to support those who face financial hardship. Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) has launched an exciting initiative, the GUSA Hardship Fund, in order to alleviate the difficulties which financially impoverished students face when seeking to participate in sport. The Hardship scheme is ...