money



Where would we be without cash?

2nd May 2022

There are many negative implications to becoming a cashless society, no matter how convenient Apple Pay may be. Due to Covid-19 and the increase of contactless technology, we live in a time where pretty much all payments are cashless. Many businesses don’t even accept cash, and some are afraid to touch it due to the ...


Bare Bums calendar on sale to raise money for Anthony Nolan

3rd December 2021

Glasgow Marrow has released their annual naked calendar priced at £8 to fundraise for the Anthony Nolan blood cancer charity. Earlier this month, the UofG student volunteer group Glasgow Marrow released their fifth annual Bare Bums calendar and will donate all proceeds from the calendar sales to Anthony Nolan. As the UK’s largest stem cell ...


Money judgement must go out of fashion

3rd December 2021

Claire Thomson evaluates the hypocrisy of the class system at university, wherein we shame cheapness while also praising each other for finding deals. As students, there is absolutely no hiding the fact that we love a good bargain. We’re always hunting for student discounts, cheap nights out and any hacks that will keep us on ...


Put your money where your mouth is and stop funding the climate crisis

29th November 2021

Protesting is a great way to get involved in activism, but if your actions don’t back up your words, holding a sign is pointless. Everybody loves a protest. You get together with friends, paint a witty yet politically astute sign, feel part of something bigger and – critically – have an excellent excuse to avoid ...


Money or morality?

1st April 2021

BREAKING! Glasgow Uni student says she’ll never write for “rags” like the Daily Mail. “Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it?” is just one of the many ridiculous Daily Mail headlines from the last decade that is seared into my brain. Thing is, I am on my third attempt at writing this article. It keeps coming ...


New report details Glasgow students’ financial issues during pandemic

28th March 2021

Findings cover a range of issues faced by students, including rent and financial support. According to the findings of a new online survey, 88% of Glasgow students feel the pandemic has impacted their ability to work alongside their studies, while only 19% have received financial support through the government’s furlough scheme. These are both significantly ...


Money (and male privilege) talks at uni

8th October 2020

In light of the recent scandal at Durham University, Samyukta Vidyashankar argues universities don’t do enough to punish “lad culture” in elite male students. Durham University, a prominent British institution, is currently facing backlash from the “group chat scandal,” which revealed a series of misogynistic and sexist comments believed to have been made by a ...