Funding



Glasgow City Council provides additional funding to support children from low-income families during lockdown

30th January 2021

The extra financial support follows the Council’s winter payment of £120 to children of low-income families. An additional fund announced by the Glasgow City Council will ensure every child eligible for free school meals receives a fortnightly payment of £25 to support families during the current lockdown.  The grant was announced after the most recent ...


Suicide Prevention Day: where is the funding?

19th October 2020

In response to Suicide Prevention Day, Annika Kapp considers how current support services in the UK are failing. Content Warning: Contains references to suicide, OCD, and depression.  10 September marked the annual Suicide Prevention Day; the time of the year when social media tells you to check up on your loved ones and awareness campaigns ...


The importance of cancer screening

24th September 2020

Beth Dillon explores the importance of funding for improving and developing cancer screening. The University of Glasgow has been awarded a £3.37m research grant through the INSPIRE (INtegrated TeChnologies for Improved Polyp SurveillancE) project to improve the bowel cancer screening process.  The project uses artificial intelligence to identify patients who are more likely to have ...


Show us the money

17th September 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic leaves hospitality and retail work hard to come by, more needs to be done to help working-class students weigh the cost of university. It was recently announced that the UK has plunged into the worst recession on record, following the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. As companies paddle ...


UKRI funding for international postgraduate students in the UK available from next year

16th September 2020

In a move that will hopefully encourage more international students to study in the UK, the UKRI will grant successful applicants the full award. United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) has recently announced that all of their student funding awards for postgraduate programmes will be expanded to also cover international students from the beginning of ...


UofG grad Owain Campton’s campaign for equal postgraduate funding

3rd September 2020

The Glasgow Guardian sits down with Glasgow University graduate, Owain Campton, to discuss the campaign he hopes will help thousands of Northern Irish students. Glasgow University postgraduate Owain Campton this summer wrote an open letter to members of the Northern Irish assembly and Scottish parliament to address the low funding that Scottish and Northern Irish ...