medicine



Glasgow’s MedChir joins the podcast scene with ‘MedTalks’

19th April 2021

The podcast has already released three episodes, which can be found on Spotify or Apple Music. MedChir, the society for medical students, and one of the University’s oldest, established in 1802, has launched an all-new podcast series called “MedTalks” with the tagline: “Ideas worth cheering!”. The podcast series aims to discuss everything “related to medicine, ...


How to wipe out humanity

9th February 2021

Covid-19 may not kill us all, but we’re not completely safe. Over the last 13 months, the world has become engrossed in the tragedy of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, as we enter 2021, we are in the third year during which this virus has shaped and shifted the very foundations of our society. As I ...


Medical students to administer Covid-19 vaccinations

29th January 2021

The School of Medicine sent out communications telling students to be on standby for vaccinating duties. Medical students in phase 4 (years 3, 4, and 5) at the University of Glasgow have been given communication that they should be prepared to join the vaccination team once they themselves have been vaccinated.  The communication stated that ...


Calls for Scottish Government to raise medical school cap

18th September 2020

Royal College of Physicians Glasgow says no student should miss a place as England’s Health Secretary announces a “review” of expanding the cap south the border. The Scottish government is now facing pressure to review the limits of prospective students applying for medical school places in Scotland after England’s health and social care secretary Matt ...