Recommendations



If you watch one film this month…

28th February 2021

Our monthly tips have a Covid-style reboot as inhouse film buff Madeline shares her top film recommendations for each culture subsection.  Music: Inside Llewyn Davis (BFI Player) The best of the Coens’ unparalleled filmography, Inside Llewyn Davis is a fictionalised adaptation of The Mayor of MacDougal Street, the autobiography of influential folk musician Dave Van ...


Stocking your bookshelf this Christmas

18th December 2020

Cosy up with one of Reilly’s festive recommendations. With his gravity-defying sleigh, eight flying reindeer, and the world’s most powerful passport, it looks as if St. Nick may be the only one travelling this Christmas. Of course, for those of us stuck at home, the holidays are not necessarily ruined. Many bibliophiles and homebodies have ...


If you do one thing this month…

4th December 2020

Our Culture Editors give their suggestions for the month of December. December is a month of both festivities and stress for university students. Our culture editors recommend some cultural engagement to complement your studies or provide a much-needed break from them. Books The University of Glasgow is running several Creative Conversations events from late November ...


The Perks of Being a Wallflower: a truly life-changing book

29th October 2020

Rebecca and Hailie jointly review the YA best seller, exploring how literature has the power to make one feel seen, even in the darkest of times. Hailie Pentleton My copy of Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower rests on the top shelf of my bookcase. It’s never there long enough to gather dust, ...


If you do one thing this month…

9th October 2020

Quickfire recommendations from our Culture Team. Twiddling your thumbs this month? Our once bustling student city has taken a bit of a hit the last few weeks. But fear not; we have recommendations for both at home and out and about to keep you occupied as autumn arrives.  Get creative by… Making a mood board! ...


If you do one thing this month…

13th September 2020

Quickfire recommendations from our Culture Team. Here are this month’s cultural recommendations to help you kick back after a long day of Zoom seminars and socially distanced lectures …  Read a book with: The feminist book club, who focus on feminist authors and books. Previous reads include Beloved by Toni Morrison, Being Emily by Anne ...