Glasgow



Food waste recycling trial in north-west Glasgow

14th September 2020

The trail will last eight weeks and will shape the delivery of the food waste recycling system across the rest of the city. A new approach for collecting food waste has been tested in north-west Glasgow since 10 August. The trial is set to last a total of eight weeks and the results will shape ...


Freshers’ 2020 guide to Glasgow’s art scene

14th September 2020

Read on for a comprehensive guide of Glasgow’s hottest art spots this autumn. Keeping up with a city like Glasgow’s art scene can be exhausting to say the least. Whether you’re a fresher joining the University or a seasoned Glaswegian, sometimes we all need a point in the direction of what’s hot and what’s not. ...


Welcome to your new home

14th September 2020

Features Columnist Morgan Carpenter gives new international students a guide on how to survive the culture shock of moving to Scotland and coming to Glasgow. International students, you have finally made it. You have arrived at University, in a whole new country to explore! You’re navigating a new adventure that only a few people will ...


Freshers’ guide to the music in Glasgow

14th September 2020

“As this year shapes up to be a somewhat non-traditional induction to University life, a handy guide to Glasgow’s music scene may be just the thing for new students.” Ah, Freshers’. As a home student, I wasn’t privy to the true entertaining hellscape that is Freshers’ Week, which could be cited as the most important ...


London Film Festival coming to Glasgow

9th September 2020

13 films from the festival will be shown at GFT in October. As film festivals around the world adapt to coronavirus, BFI are bringing London Film Festival (LFF) to the whole of the UK. Films will be available online and at their partner venues across the UK, including our own Glasgow Film Theatre. LFF is ...


Glasgow’s free cycle hire extended to spring 2021

8th September 2020

This announcement comes as figures reveal cycling rates have spiked from last year. Glasgow City Council has announced the free cycle hire programme has been extended to spring 2021. Since June, Glasgow’s cycle hire service has offered people 30 minutes of free bike hire for a two month period. For casual cyclists, the scheme provides ...


Glasgow metro system to be priority in Covid-19 recovery

7th September 2020

This alternative should make the city more connected and accessible than ever before. The development of a new city-wide Glasgow Metro is to be a priority to help with recovery from the economic impact of the coronavirus. A meeting of the Glasgow City Region Cabinet held on Tuesday 11 August confirmed that investment in a ...


Sugo to seek extension to its restaurant

6th September 2020

The popular pasta restaurant on Mitchell Street is looking to extend its seating area into the basement of the Charles Rennie MacKintosh-designed lighthouse building. Mitchell Street pasta restaurant Sugo has applied to Glasgow City Council to extend its seating area into the basement of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed Lighthouse building, the ground floor of which ...


‘SafeZone’ app coming to Glasgow this semester

4th September 2020

The free-to-download app will put staff and students in touch with security and emergency services to speed up potential responses to danger. The University of Glasgow is looking to implement a new “SafeZone” app on campus this coming semester. SafeZone is a free-to-download safety app, designed to put students and staff in touch with security ...


Glasgow sees indoor gathering lockdown restrictions re-introduced

1st September 2020

Indoor gatherings and house parties are believed to be the transmitter of the recent spike in Covid-19 cases. Glasgow has reintroduced lockdown restrictions regarding indoor visits as the city sees a spike in Covid-19 cases. First minister Nicola Sturgeon communicated  today that indoor meetings, most notably meeting family and friends indoors will be strictly prohibited ...