Scotland



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 ...


SRC partners with UofG careers service on Student Job Hub

18th October 2021

The Student Job Hub collates part time jobs and internships open to students. The Student Representative Council (SRC) has partnered with the UofG careers service to advertise part time jobs and internships suitable for University of Glasgow students.  The new partnership boasts a larger variety of jobs on campus and around the West End advertised ...


UCU strike ballot opens for University staff

18th October 2021

Glasgow staff will vote alongside thousands of other academics across the UK on the possibility for strikes before the end of the year. Ballots opened on 18 October for staff at the University of Glasgow and universities across the UK to vote on the possibility of strike action. The strike ballot will remain open from ...


Glasgow University fire risks found to be ‘substantial’

17th October 2021

Numerous recommendations have been made to the University to prevent damage to the building and its contents. Glasgow University has been accused of “neglectful storage of combustible materials” following a recent safety review. A Freedom of Information request sent by the The Herald revealed that several of the University’s buildings were not adequately safeguarded from ...


‘Guilty Pleasures’: Nico’s new menu leaves you feeling anything but remorseful

16th October 2021

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn takes us through the newest fine-dining experience Six by Nicos has to offer. What are your guilty pleasures? I was asked to think of a couple myself before heading into Six by Nico to try out their new adeptly-named, six-course tasting menu. A variety of delicacies – or maybe more commonplace cravings ...


The Texas abortion ban: a modern age bounty-hunt

15th October 2021

The Texas abortion ban reveals how our society continuously takes away the rights of women, BIPOC and transgender people. As of 1 September 2021, Texas has enacted the Heartbeat Bill, a near-total ban that only allows abortions before a fetal heartbeat is detected, which usually happens at around six weeks, long before most people know ...


Scottish Women’s Health Plan: the cure to women’s inequality in healthcare?

15th October 2021

Lifestyle editor Katherine Prentice discusses what the new Scottish Women’s Health Plan could have meant for her, had it been around when she needed it most. When I saw the Scottish Government had announced their Women’s Health Plan, I was a little apprehensive to read it. I have to admit, I have become pretty disillusioned ...


Beauty is pain, but lookism hurts us all

15th October 2021

Claire Thomson discusses the issue of pretty privilege, and who it actually affects. While society nowadays is constantly reassuring us that everyone is beautiful in their own way, conventional beauty standards are still proving to dominate our way of thinking. It’s true that the majority of the time your first impression of someone is their ...


Review: People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan

14th October 2021

The mischievous MCs are back with charm in their recent Tokyo adventure. Known for its mockumentary style and quirky take on British life, sitcom People Just Do Nothing has made waves in the UK comedy scene since its commission by BBC Three in 2014. The show, which follows the chaotic lives of five working class ...


Surely chasing fears can’t be… fun?

13th October 2021

Science & Tech Editor Matt Laing discusses why thrill-seeking isn’t so “crazy” after all. What is it with those bunch of nutters trekking across crazy landscapes to hurl themselves off cliffs, as a means of “exploration”? It may be a fair question, but one that annoys me as a self-professed adventure sports addict. For most ...