awards



Glasgow shortlisted for Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2021

7th April 2021

The facilities awarded include The Lighthouse Laboratory for its contribution to the Covid-19 response. The University of Glasgow has been nominated for four Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2021. The Awards commemorate academic and business partnerships and the remarkable work they achieve, and Glasgow has been recently shortlisted.  The University of Glasgow has received two shortlistings...


The Golden Globes’ diversity problem

28th February 2021

Michaela Coel’s landmark show I May Destroy You was outrageously snubbed by The Golden Globes while Emily in Paris received a bizarre nomination.  The nominations for the Golden Globes have been announced, recognising a brilliant wave of British talent for a variety of performances in film and television over the last year. Emma Corrin, Daniel ...


A world changing uni?

8th January 2021

UofG was named THE University of the Year 2020, but does the award really mean anything for prospective students? At the end of 2020, the University of Glasgow was awarded the title of Times Higher Education’s University of the Year. The judges cited efforts by the University to uncover its historic links to slavery and ...


Scottish Album of the Year Award: Our Guide to the Nominees

24th October 2020

We’ve taken a look at the nominees for the 2020 Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) awards and provided a handy guide to each album and artist! If 2020 has proved anything, it’s that end-of-year awards may join cockroaches as the only things left after Armageddon. We are entering the last gasp of this cursed ...


No one wins with literary prizes

14th October 2020

Views Editor Emily Hay explores how literary prizes are outdated and damaging to the public’s conception of a book’s worth. It’s that time of year again: the shortlist for the Booker Prize has been announced, and the book world is in the full swing of speculation about just who’s going to bag that all-important £50,000 ...


University of Glasgow nominated for University of the Year at the THE Awards 2020

6th October 2020

Glasgow is also nominated for Technological or Digital Innovation of the Year. The University of Glasgow has been nominated as University of the Year in the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2020. The principal, Sir Anton Muscatelli, made the announcement on Twitter: “On behalf of everyone at the University of Glasgow I am delighted that ...