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Reminiscent of BUCS: A highlight in the swimming calendar

22nd November 2022

Glasgow University Swimming and Waterpolo Club travel to Sheffield for what Deputy Editor in Chief Claire Thomson would call one of her highlights of the year. There are two momentous occasions in the university swimming calendar every year. The first being the Tech match (Glasgow University v Strathclyde) – a head-to-head battle between two, arguably ...


UofG Sport and GUSA launch initiatives in fight for inclusion and support

22nd November 2022

University of Glasgow Sport and Glasgow University Sports Association introduce campaigns and initiatives to make members feel more comfortable when participating in sport and exercise. The battle for equality and inclusion in sport and exercise is still ongoing at all levels, with the University of Glasgow Sport and Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) actively introducing ...


Changing the conversation: Movember, masculinity and men’s health

22nd November 2022

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to Glasgow University’s Men’s Rugby Club about the progress being made in breaking down the stigmas surrounding men’s mental health in sport. Movember is all about changing the face of men’s health. Men’s health is in crisis. Mental health, suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer – are all largely preventable, ...


Black Ferns v Red Roses: Who will win the 2022 Women’s Rugby World Cup?

7th November 2022

Two undefeated teams are set to go head-to-head this Saturday in the final of the Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. After beating France in a nail-biting semi-final with a 25-24 win, the hosts of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2022, New Zealand, are into yet another final. The Black Ferns are five-time winners ...


Rainbow Laces Day 2022: A symbol of inclusion and the start of a conversation

25th October 2022

The Glasgow Guardian talks to LGBTQIA+ student-athletes and GUSA about Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces Campaign and the importance of increasing diversity and inclusion in sports across the country. 26 October 2022 marks Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces Day, a campaign in support of the LGBTQIA+ community and the increasing diversity in sports across the world. With over one ...


Football stopped to mourn

17th October 2022

Sports Reporter Daniel Street gives his take on the recent stoppage of football in the UK, as a sign of respect for the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. There will be some that won’t miss the pomp, the ceremony, the sheer stuffiness and manicured pageantry of the second Elizabethan age. Yet there will be those ...


Football supporting foodbanks

16th October 2022

News Reporter Simon Dobey discusses football supporters’ relationship and commitment to supporting food banks across the United Kingdom, and the lack of recognition they receive. In July this year, Fans Supporting Foodbanks launched in Scotland. Beginning in Liverpool in October 2015 as a small operation, it has grown to supply 25% of all goods for ...


Sport of the Month

16th October 2022

The Glasgow Guardian’s Sport of the Month series opens with Tash’s favourite sport badminton. Badminton. An underestimated sport, both for its technical difficulty, but also for its sociability. I am biased; badminton is my sport and has been for many years. In my opinion, it is one of the best sports to play if you’re ...


GUFC look ahead to their Scottish Cup second-round tie

16th October 2022

After a 3-2 win in the Highlands over Forres Mechanics, GUFC have drawn Albion Rovers in the next leg of their cup journey. Glasgow University’s Football Club (GUFC) has been absent from the second round of the Scottish Cup since 1976, where they eventually lost to Albion Rovers in what should have been a tied ...


The rise of women’s rugby in Scotland

16th October 2022

The Glasgow Guardian examines the increase in participation and growth of women’s rugby in Scotland. Stepping out onto the pitch in the torrential rain for their first game of the 2022/23 season, Glasgow University’s Women’s Rugby team (GUWRFC) wanted to send out the message that women and girls can do what has always been publically ...