Scotland



Studying abroad will never be the same

11th April 2022

Not only does the loss of the Erasmus scheme harm the education of Scottish students, but disadvantages lower-income students as well. The UK government made the decision not to continue participation in the Erasmus programme as a third country when it signed the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement with Brussels on Christmas Eve of 2020. ...


Women’s safety is on the line

28th February 2022

Women’s Safety Scotland’s new interactive safety map will only be truly useful if it is backed by action from the city. Women’s Safety Scotland have recently developed an interactive map to pinpoint locations in Glasgow that may be dangerous for women. The map relies on self-reports from women themselves regarding instances in which they felt ...


NUS Scotland calls for students to receive a £150 cost-of-living payment

27th February 2022

Trade Union demand for the Scottish government to properly represent students.  The National Union of Students (NUS) Scotland is calling for students to be included in the £150 cost-of-living payments from the Scottish government. Students are currently excluded from the initiative as they are exempt from council tax. Research from the NUS has shown the ...


EU confirms they won’t allow Scotland to join Erasmus

27th February 2022

The Glasgow Guardian held an interview with a source from the European Commission, where it was revealed that the only way Scotland can take part in Erasmus+ is if the UK as a whole remains in the scheme. Since the UK decided to leave the EU student mobility has remained one of the contentious issues, ...


Netball Scotland launch ground-breaking Mixed Netball Leagues

30th January 2022

With two initial Mixed Social Leagues beginning towards the end of February, Netball Scotland is truly creating something for everyone! The majority of us will have played or known someone who has played netball at school. In fact, it’s one of the most played sports at school in Scotland with many staying involved after school ...


Does the depletion of Gaelic in Scotland dilute Scottish culture?

7th December 2021

Should we let Gaelic lie in its grave with Latin and Greek? Or should we do our best to keep it alive in Scottish culture? On 7 March 2021, 93-year-old Vera Timoshenko passed away in the Kamchatka Krai region of Russia. In her, Bering Aleut – a dialect of Eskimo-Aleut – lost not only its ...


A lost sport: finding cricket’s place in Scotland

22nd November 2021

Cricket in Scotland has long been an alienated sport to many. Is it finally gaining the appreciation it deserves? Scotland’s recent success at the T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman has brought a new wave of attention to the sport of cricket in Scotland. The national team bagged a major victory against Bangladesh ...


Glasgow is the third most sleep deprived city in Scotland

17th November 2021

A study found Glasgow to be the third in Scotland and fifth in the UK on sleep problems. Research conducted by sleep disorder experts at Miracle Leaf places Glasgow in the top five most sleep deprived cities in Britain. The study reveals that Glaswegians have the third most frequent Google searches for questions related to ...


In conversation with Nicola Sturgeon: what’s the future for Scotland’s climate action?

12th November 2021

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn interviewed the first minister this morning at COP26, discussing the conference, its representation of youth, and how Glasgow really is the best city in the world. Scotland has one of the world’s most ambitious net-zero targets, aiming to cut emissions to this extent by 2045, five years ahead of the rest of ...


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 ...