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Is GUSA failing club sport?

7th September 2023

The Glasgow University Tigers tell us they experienced a disappointing lack of support from GUSA and UofG Sport last season. For several years, traditional American sports have become more and more popular across Scotland and the UK, especially at university level, given the increase in the number of international students and exposure to these sports ...


Why you should join a sports club at university

7th September 2023

After four years of being a student, my experience would not have been the same if I hadn’t joined a sports club. There’s a lot to be said about sports clubs. Sometimes, those things aren’t always great. But if I hadn’t joined a sports club during my four years at uni, my student experience would ...


In conversation with Glasgow University Shinty Club

7th September 2023

Glasgow University Shinty Club looks forward to what should be a promising new season. Call it what you will. Most call it shinty. If you want to be accurate, call it camanachd. If you want to be cheeky, call it violent hockey. Or if you would rather be biased, call it the only sport worth ...


Your comprehensive guide to sport in Glasgow

7th September 2023

Whether you’re new to Glasgow or not, here is a guide to all the best sporting activities on offer in the city. Glasgow is infamous for its notoriety in Scottish football. It’s also becoming one of the most attractive places to hold international competitions, exemplified by the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the 2023 UCI Cycling ...


Refurbed sports hall reopens

19th July 2023

Over two years after its closure, the second sports hall in The Stevenson Building has now been reopened. After a long-awaited refurbishment, the second sports hall in The Stevenson Building is now open for use. A new floor has been laid as a result of the refurbishment after the previous floor was slippery and had ...


Working in hospitality at sports events is a sport in itself

11th July 2023

Many students find themselves serving food and drink to wealthy Scots who will happily splash the cash for football and rugby matches. But what this clientele doesn’t realise is that it’s not just the players they’ve come to watch who are participating in a high-intensity sport. Whilst there is a lot of negativity to be ...


Former GUSA President on playing politics with the university

4th July 2023

Upon leaving office last week, former GUSA President Vivek Pandya stated the role is about delivering for students and not “cosying up” to the university. TW: mention of gender-based violence GUSA hasn’t exactly had a noble history. The sexual allegations brought against Paddy Everingham, a previous GUSA President, showed that the culture that enabled Everingham’s accused ...


Your guide to a sporting summer in Scotland

22nd May 2023

Now that the summer has begun, The Glasgow Guardian’s guide to a sporting summer lists some of the best up-and-coming sporting events in Scotland to watch or get involved in. Whether you’re planning to stick around in Scotland this summer or already call Scotland home, now that the undergraduate exam period has finished, summer has ...


What do the new low emissions zones mean for the GUSA minibuses?

28th March 2023

The introduction of low emissions zones in Glasgow and many other major UK cities in June will mean extra costs for GUSA clubs. From June 2023, many major cities in the UK are enforcing a new low emissions zone, including Glasgow. These new low emissions zones (LEZ), will mean that vehicles that do not meet ...


Strathclyde’s men prevail in a tightly contested match

26th February 2023

Strathclyde mens XV went into Varsity having never lost the fixture, the Glasgow boys set out to end that unbeaten run and to lay their hands on the trophy. What followed was an enthralling contest at the sold out Scotstoun Stadium, with both teams putting in quality performances. The match began with high intensity, both ...