Brexit impedes start of the semester for School of Modern Languages and Cultures

11th October 2021

The Glasgow Guardian sits down with Professor Stephen Forcer, Head of the University of Glasgow’s School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC), to discuss how Brexit has impacted the start of the new academic year. The Glasgow Guardian: What exactly have the problems experienced this year been? Have some language assistants been unable to obtain ...

Twelve days of Covid-mas

19th December 2020

On the twelfth month of Covid, Boris gave to me… Among all of 2020’s crazy events, the impact of Covid-19 has taken centre stage of every news bulletin. Even Brexit has been overshadowed in the British media by the government’s chaotic handling of the pandemic, giving us plenty to reflect on at the end of ...

Language and culture students are at the bottom of Boris’ Brexit bin bag

18th December 2020

With semesters abroad set to start in less than a month, one language student speaks out about being left behind by Boris’ bewildering Brexit. As a 16-year-old student sat in my Higher French class with my teacher on the 23 June 2016, you could cut the tension with a Brexit-sized knife. She told me that ...