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GUSA Ball 2023

6th February 2023

After a long-awaited return, GUSA Ball 2023 was held at the DoubleTree Hilton to celebrate all things sport at the University of Glasgow. This year’s GUSA Ball unfurled in the glitz and glamour of the DoubleTree Hilton with hundreds of students in attendance, returning to its traditional February date for the first time since the ...


Your GUSA guide to Refreshers’ Week

9th January 2023

Here’s your guide to getting involved in a range of GUSA clubs this semester. If you missed sign-ups in September or were just unsure about whether to get involved with a Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) club, you have your chance once more! Many GUSA clubs are running a variety of social and sporting activities ...


How badminton has helped me deal with the realities of life

9th January 2023

Sports editor Natasha discusses how playing badminton has helped her navigate the ups and downs of life. I have a great belief that sport teaches you a lot about yourself as an individual but also about the ups and downs of life. My sport, badminton, has been a key component in my understanding and acceptance ...


Sport of the Month: American Football

8th January 2023

The Glasgow Guardian’s Sport of the Month series turns its attention to a “real girl boss” sport. This month’s Sport of the Month is the Glasgow University Tigers or better known as the University’s American football club. President Dominique Hewitson has described the club in three words: “friendly, inclusive, hardworking”. Here’s why American football has ...


parkrunlife: get some exercise

8th January 2023

Run, walk, jog or volunteer – parkrun is for anyone and everyone. 2023 will mark the 15th-year anniversary of parkrun in Scotland. Founded in 2004 by Paul Sinton-Hewitt MBE at Bushy Park in London, parkrun has now expanded to more than 2,000 locations in 23 countries across six continents – 67 and counting in Scotland. ...


Things we’re leaving in 2022… The culture of silence surrounding female athlete health

8th January 2023

It’s been a year of celebration for women’s sport and the kickstarting of an important conversation. 2022 has been the year for female sport, yet until very recently menstruation remained a taboo subject and research on the science of sport is still heavily skewed towards male athletes, with the imbalance leaving large gaps in knowledge ...


UofG student helping to pave the way for men’s netball breakthrough in Scotland

8th January 2023

In conversation with Adam Paton, the student driving the growth of men’s netball. The tables have turned. At a time when female athletes from traditionally male-dominated sports are escalating in popularity, with a prime example being the dominance of England women’s football and rugby teams, netball has been forced to square up to an awkward ...


A reflection on the Autumn Nations Series

22nd December 2022

Natasha Coyle looks back at this autumn’s home nations rugby matches. Scotland, England, and Wales all hosted matches against teams from the southern hemisphere in this year’s Men’s Autumn Nations Series. The performances from the three UK nations have caused stirs within public opinion as to whether head coaches are selecting the right players for ...


‘We’re ready for tough netball, that’s what we want’: In conversation with GUNC

30th November 2022

A favourable opening to the season for GUNC in the National League as they turn their attention to focus on momentum, development and growth for the remainder of the season.  Netball Scotland have introduced a new high-performance league called the National League. The National League is made up of the seven best netball clubs in ...


Sport for everyone and anyone

22nd November 2022

Former GUSA LGBTQ+ role model Jon Dixon shares his advice on how to get involved in sport and shows that there is a place for everyone and anyone. Where sport can be perceived as a scary and unwelcoming environment, there are students at the University of Glasgow with the goal of changing these stereotypes and ...