Glasgow



Streaming comedy specials could change live performance forever

24th October 2021

As comedy turns into a cinematic space on streaming platforms, will it’s liveness be able to survive? It’s late in the evening and you’re not sure what to watch. A drama would be too hard going on the brain after a long day and a teen rom-com isn’t quite going to fit the mood. Scrolling ...


A musical that changed my life: Billy Elliot

24th October 2021

Writer Siobhan Meldrum examines the emotional parallel between real life and theatre – with Billy Elliot’s heartwarming tale of unapologetic self-expression. The year is 2015 – and the world is just beginning to fall apart. 16-year-old Siobhan is in the second row of the Victoria Palace, on her very first trip to London, with eyes as ...


UofG podcast analyses Glasgow’s Kenmure Street protests

24th October 2021

UofG staff spoke to members of the community to find out what drove the response that was applauded across the country. The latest episode of the Recovering Community podcast released by the University of Glasgow School of Social and Political Science examines the Kenmure Street protests of 13 May 2021 against a Home Office dawn ...


Police discover body identified as missing Glasgow student Timothy Chiwaula

23rd October 2021

The body was discovered near Glasgow Green in the early hours of Friday morning. Greater Glasgow Police have identified the body of missing student Timothy Chiwaula. Around 4am on Friday 22 October police were called after the body of a man was discovered in the water next to Glasgow Green. The deceased has been formally ...


Unions cancel club nights in support of Girls Night In

23rd October 2021

Both QMU and GUU have cancelled their club nights next week in support of the Girls Night in campaign. Following the Girls Night In campaign to boycott clubs this coming Thursday both Unions have opted to cancel their club nights. The boycott comes after an increase in the number of spikings reported in clubs across ...


I’m terrified for this Halloween, and not because I’m scared of the dark

23rd October 2021

More needs to be done this Halloween to support students who are most at risk of sexual assault. Fear plays an important role in our lives, from our careers to our relationships, and it’s fun to take a day to personify this fear in the form of murky monsters and spooky dooky parties. This Halloween ...


SRC release joint statement with unions following reports of spiking around Glasgow

21st October 2021

CW: gender-based violence Together, the SRC, GUU, QMU and GUSA urge students to “step up” following disturbing accounts of gender-based violence. Yesterday evening, the SRC circulated a statement on both email and their social media platforms after the increasing number of reports of harassment and spiking. Written jointly with the unions – Glasgow University Union ...


Glasgow Clan to make a false start return

18th October 2021

Despite Scottish counterparts the Fife Flyers and Dundee Stars, starting this month, Glasgow Clan looks towards a November opener. With Scotland’s teams hitting the ice many ice hockey fans are left wondering why the Glasgow Clan have decided to take a delayed start to the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) season and forgoing the Challenge ...


Glasgow Ranked 4th Best Foodie Destination in the UK in 2021

18th October 2021

Our beloved city gets credit where it’s due. Glasgow has been ranked as one of the best large foodie destinations in the UK in 2021. A study by specialist insurer Ripe Caravans compared 40 locations across the UK and awarded Glasgow 4th place. There were seven criteria assessed for the decision, such as the number ...


Glasgow announces city-wide infrastructure for cyclists

18th October 2021

The council hopes to make Glasgow’s cyclists feel safe on the roads. Glasgow city council have announced their plans to build a city-wide infrastructure to enable cyclists to feel safe on the roads. The new set-up will comprise the introduction of cycleways and pathways, an initiative that hopes to encourage Glaswegians to be active, consequently ...