Scotland



Scotland frustrated again by Ireland

19th December 2020

Scotland endured a difficult afternoon in Dublin as they were defeated 31-16 in their final Autumn Nations Cup match.  The final weekend of the Autumn Nations Cup arrived, with Ireland and Scotland contesting the third place play-off, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately for Scotland, it was another frustrating encounter against ...


Yes sir, we can boogie

9th December 2020

This debate makes the 2014 Independence Referendum look like two toddlers arguing; will Baccara’s 1977 hit Yes Sir, I Can Boogie be chosen as Scotland’s anthem for the delayed Euro 2020 tournament? In case you somehow missed it, Scotland are going to the Euros. Yes, that’s right; Scotland men’s football team are going to a ...


Scotland’s Young Academy welcomes new members from UofG

8th December 2020

The new members come from a variety of academic and social fields. Eight University of Glasgow staff members have been selected to join the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s (RSE) Young Academy of Scotland (YAS), joining many other newcomers in working towards the Academy’s goal “to achieve transformative societal change through citizenship, innovation, collaboration, evidence, and ...


Les Bleus end Scottish hopes of a sixth win in a row

8th December 2020

Scotland’s fine run of form comes to a juddering halt with a frustrating loss to France in the Autumn Nations Cup. Scotland ended a French Grand Slam dream with a three-try victory at BT Murrayfield in what was the last international weekend before Covid-19 shut down the global sporting calendar. Fast forward eight months later, ...


Scotland grind out victory against Italy

22nd November 2020

Scotland triumphed 28-17 following a fright at the hands of an inspired Italian team Following on from their historic victory against Wales last month, Gregor Townsend’s men were keen to get their Autumn Nations Cup campaign off to a positive start. Their opening game was against Italy in Florence and would earn them a fifth ...


Imagine a Scotland…

20th November 2020

With support for Scottish independence at an all-time high, Ciara McAlinden gives her top tips for what our new government should do when we go it alone. The topic of UK politics is a dreary one – there’s no doubt about that. It’s easy to become disconnected from the daily updates about which group of ...


Glasgow to enter tier 4 lockdown

17th November 2020

Pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops to close from 6pm on Friday 20 November. Glasgow City is set to enter tier four lockdown restrictions for three weeks from 6pm on Friday 20 November, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The first minister made the announcement in her Covid-19 press briefing at 2:20pm this afternoon. Under level ...


Scotland Boogie into Euro’s

17th November 2020

Steve Clarke’s Scotland made international football history as they finally ended a 22 year wait of qualifying for an international tournament, after beating Serbia on penalties. The year of 1998 saw the release of James Cameron’s Titanic which dominated the Oscars, the search engine Google was founded, Bill Clinton became the second president in history ...


Getting starstruck

10th November 2020

 Forget true crime podcasts and documentaries, there is nothing more mysterious than the universe. As towns and cities in the UK expand and grow increasingly bigger and brighter, it’s more difficult than ever to witness the magic of the night sky. However, even the most twinkling stars are not too far out of reach for ...


Solid Scotland overpower Georgians

8th November 2020

Scotland convincingly defeat Georgia in their return to international rugby – but bigger tests lie ahead. Gregor Townsend’s squad put on an emphatic performance during Friday night’s international curtain-raiser against Georgia, where Townsend’s men came out 48-7 winners. This was to be the first test since Scotland stunned the French at BT Murrayfield back in ...