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World Changers: Two years on from Covid

4th April 2022

Over two years on from the initial outbreak of Covid-19, The Glasgow Guardian examines how researchers at the University of Glasgow contributed towards tackling the pandemic. The MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) has played a significant role in the genetic surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, numerous vaccine trials, and critical public health ...


Is UofG taking student homelessness seriously?

4th April 2022

Constance speaks to students experiencing secondary homelessness and questions whether the University has addressed the issue sufficiently. What do we call a student who doesn’t have stable accommodation in the city that they live in? Moving between temporary residences, including the sofas of friends and family, is technically considered to be secondary homelessness. This term ...


Ukrainian students continue study abroad exchanges in Glasgow as war rages at home

1st April 2022

The Glasgow Guardian talks to Ukrainian students on what it is like being in Glasgow as their country is at war, and the support they have received from the University. The Glasgow Guardian spoke to two Ukrainians currently studying at the University of Glasgow about their experiences of being over two thousand miles from their ...


5 Helpful Tips to Cope with Exam Stress and Anxiety

9th March 2022

When exams are around the corner, it doesn’t matter if you have studied right from the beginning of the semester or have just begun your preparations a few days back; you are bound to encounter lingering feelings of stress and anxiety! The pressure from your parents to score high and complete the entire syllabus within ...


Learning to love my introverted self

2nd March 2022

Features Editor Niamh Flanagan discusses the trials and tribulations faced as self professed introvert trying to socialise at university. Introvert is a label I was assigned roughly around age 5. It has become an intrinsic part of who I am and how I perceive myself, and it’s something I disclose apologetically about myself to new ...


The consequences of inaccessible Covid-19 tests

28th February 2022

The University of Glasgow needs to find a way to make lateral flow tests more accessible to its students.  I have always been fond of checking my mailbox to see if I got a new postcard, letter or new stamp to add to my collection. I have been doing this since I was 16 years ...


Review: Amartey Golding’s Bring Me To Heal @ Tramway

9th February 2022

Features Editor Jeevan Farthing eloquently reviews Bring Me To Heal, the multi-medium exhibition running at Tramway until 6 March 2022. It’s our ability to heal, or lack thereof, that determines our ability to forge human connection. Amartey Golding underlines this in his exhibition Bring Me To Heal, elaborating upon Joy DeGruy’s thesis of post-traumatic slave ...


UofG graduate sets Guinness World Record for fastest DNA sequencing

30th January 2022

Professor Ashley and his team at Stanford University set the record of sequencing a human genome in five hours and two minutes. University of Glasgow graduate Professor Euan Ashley is part of a team of scientists at Stanford University in California who have set the first Guinness World Record for the fastest DNA sequencing technique. ...


Christmas foods around the world

18th December 2021

The British roast dinner is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Christmas food… Features Columnist Margaret Hartness discusses the diversity of festive meals found around the world. We’re all familiar with the traditional British Christmas dinner. A turkey centrepiece, roast potatoes, the nationally despised brussel sprouts, and maybe some cranberry sauce ...


Keeping safe on your nighttime run

3rd December 2021

Deputy Science and Tech Editor, Izzy Sinanian, gives us tips about how to stay safe when running at night. Up until last year I despised running and to this day, there is still nothing more off-putting to me than running on a treadmill at 2 o’clock on a Saturday afternoon. Oddly specific, I know. Before ...