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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 ...


What my year abroad really taught me

14th October 2021

News Editor Kimberley shares the lessons she learned living in France, and how they helped her appreciate life back home. I am extremely conscious of coming across as the pretentious gap yah or my year abroad is my only personality trait stereotype, but the ten months I spent living in Nice last year probably was ...


Scottish government announces its plans for students in this parliament

12th October 2021

The new SNP-Green Coalition set out its Programme for Government with detailed plans on tackling student issues. A Fairer, Greener Scotland, this year’s Programme for Government by the SNP-Green coalition, was published earlier this month. Education was a major focus of the programme, with it taking measures to “build on the strong progress already made ...


Scottish Labour in row over GUU monarchy debate

21st September 2021

Scottish Labour confronted by Tories after MSPs debated abolition of the monarchy for a Freshers’ Week event Two Scottish Labour MSPs have sparked controversy after arguing for the abolition of the monarchy last Friday at the GUU’s Freshers’ show debate. This prompted a response from Scottish Tories who believed this to be a genuine reflection ...


Resecuring Erasmus+: Scottish government to create new study abroad programme

19th September 2021

The Scottish Education Exchange Programme aims to regain a place for Scotland in the Erasmus+ programme. The new “Programme for Government” for the parliamentary year of 2021 to 2022 set out by the Scottish government includes a commitment to developing a new strategy for international education.  The exact details of the plan are not laid ...


Robert MacIntyre’s Cyprus Showdown win: just a hint of what is to come

27th January 2021

Oban born golfer Robert MacIntyre makes headlines as he claims his first European Tour victory at the Cyprus Showdown. Scotsman Robert MacIntyre became a European Tour winner for the first time by claiming first place in the Cyprus Showdown back in November at the Aphrodite Hills Resort in Paphos. The 24-year-old birdied four of his ...


Double gold on the track for University of Glasgow cyclist

6th December 2020

Neah Evans amongst the gold medallists as Team GB have strong European Championships. University of Glasgow student Neah Evans recently took two golds, including one in the individual pursuit, at the 2020 Union Européenne de Cyclisme (UEC) European Track Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Taking place between 11 and 15 November, the championships are the first ...


The Snuts: “We want the sector recognised for what it is – a hard working, talented sector of skilled individuals who can’t just put down tools and retrain.”

13th November 2020

The Glasgow Guardian catches up with Callum Wilson of The Snuts about the West Lothian band’s latest single Always, contributing to the renowned FIFA soundtrack with their track That’s All It Isand the #LetTheMusicPlay campaign. It seems The Snuts have been an upward trajectory since the four-piece began playing together in high school at the ...


Scottish Album of the Year Award: Our Guide to the Nominees

24th October 2020

We’ve taken a look at the nominees for the 2020 Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) awards and provided a handy guide to each album and artist! If 2020 has proved anything, it’s that end-of-year awards may join cockroaches as the only things left after Armageddon. We are entering the last gasp of this cursed ...


Review: Schemers

19th October 2020

An energetic trailer and promising premise lead to disappointment in the cinema. My first film review for this paper was going to be a momentous event. I walked to The Everyman with buoyant optimism, to watch a film that had the look of a Scottish classic. Schemers is based on a true story, set in ...