2022



Qatar World Cup 22: The draw that had the world watching

19th April 2022

Befouled by Qatari sportswashing, the 2022 World Cup Draw boasts some tantalising matchups. The 2022 World Cup draw, highly anticipated among football fans, took place on 2 April. Nations across the globe have been competing since June 2019 for a spot in the prestigious tournament with a few places still unfilled. The stuttering Jermaine Jenas ...


Glasgow Film Festival 2022: Everything Went Fine

4th April 2022

Axel analyses the ambitious, albeit unexciting, medical drama from wayward french director François Ozon. Celebrating its UK premiere as part of the Glasgow Film Festival, Everything Went Fine is the latest from prolific French filmmaker François Ozon, an earnest but rather nondescript drama about assisted suicide. Having risen to fame as a sort of enfant ...


Glasgow University Cheerleading Showcase 2022

18th March 2022

After a long period of Covid-19 restrictions, GUC are back better than ever with their annual showcase in April. Classified as a “contact sport” by the Scottish Government, cheerleading has suffered through the toughest of sporting Covid-19 restrictions over the last two years. Finally, there is a light at the end of the tunnel for ...


Books to look out for in 2022

9th February 2022

Kate McIntosh gives us the rundown on books we can look forward to in 2022. As 2022 begins, no-one can be sure what the year will bring – but one thing we do know is that there are lots of literary treats to look forward to. Here’s a quick rundown of our most promising picks. ...


What to expect from the National Theatre of Scotland in 2022

4th February 2022

Ashmita Shanthakumar talks us through the company’s exciting performances and plans for this year. The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) has announced their 2022 season which includes world premieres of new productions, major tours taking place across Scotland, film and school programmes. Here are some of the productions you can look forward to attending in ...


January 2022 transfer round up

4th February 2022

Extortionate fees and eye-catching signings: an overview of the January transfer window. Often portrayed as the more chaotic and unglamorous of the two windows, this January superseded the drama of the last few years. With a tendency to panic buy, top tier clubs ensured that their squads were bolstered and ludicrous price tags were met ...


Vitality Netball Superleague 2022 preview

31st January 2022

With the Strathclyde Sirens aiming for a space in the top four, this year’s VNSL will not be one to miss for Scottish netball fans. After an exciting pre-season including the second Rise Again Netball Festival, the first Quad Series since before the pandemic, and some massive signings, we are now into the final week ...


Six Nations preview: the 2022 competition shrouded in unpredictability

30th January 2022

Tristan Rees gives us his take on an enthralling edition of rugby’s greatest tournament. After a tournament with no fans in 2021, the excitement for their return is palpable. Held across February and March, for many the 6 Nations signals the arrival of spring and an end to the cold winter months. With the covid-19situation ...


PODCAST: Review of 2021

18th January 2022

Episode 4: Review of 2021. Editors-in-Chief Hailie Pentleton and Lucy Dunn join Fraser McFarlane for our review of 2021, and a look forward into what’s to come in 2022. We are also joined by The Glasgow Guardian’s editors and contributors discussing major events and stories from the past year, such as COP26 and the Murano ...


2022 January Welcome

17th January 2022

The student unions are hosting a variety of events to welcome everyone back to UofG this month. Refreshers’ Week has begun at the University of Glasgow and all four student bodies have announced a wide set of activities for all students to take part in, both online and in-person. Wednesday: If you are currently self-isolating ...