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Scottish Women and Girls in Sport Week 2022

4th October 2022

A week to educate, empower and celebrate women and girls in sport. 3-9 October 2022 marks the sixth annual Scottish Women and Girls in Sport Week. Women in sport is an issue close to the hearts of so many, with every single female athlete having faced some form of adversity throughout their time in sport. ...


Magic of the Scottish Cup continues for GUFC

23rd September 2022

GUFC secured their place in the Second Round of the Scottish Cup after a dramatic victory in even more dramatic circumstances up in the Highlands A blockbuster Scottish Cup Second Round fixture has been set up between Mark Adams’ Glasgow University football club and Coatbridge’s League 2 outfit Albion Rovers (former finalist of the famous ...


Laura Muir sets course record for 5th Avenue Mile

21st September 2022

University of Glasgow alumni and 1500m European Champion Laura Muir celebrated a monumental victory in the Big Apple University of Glasgow alumna Laura Muir claimed victory in the New York 5th Avenue Mile to cap off a stellar season.  The Commonwealth Games and European gold medallist ended her already incredible season in a magnificent style, ...


Bend It Like Beckham: 20 years on and just as iconic

20th September 2022

Culture Editor Jeevan Farthing interviews his mother, Bend It Like Beckham’s co-writer Guljit Bindra, about its effect on women’s sport. Bend It Like Beckham is now 20 years old. It has since become the only film to be officially distributed in every country in the world, inspiring sports players and sports journalists alike. Through the ...


Football on a student budget: there are more teams than the two giants of Glasgow football

19th September 2022

A guide to watching football as a student in Glasgow. If like so many of us, you are football mad, Glasgow is undoubtedly the city for you. What we may lack in footballing ability, is certainly made up in passion and true obsession for the beautiful game. You cannot be blamed for immediately thinking about ...


University of Glasgow students past and present add to Team Scotland success in Birmingham

19th September 2022

Claire Thomson takes a look at the performances of students and former students of the University of Glasgow at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Storming to victory in the 1500 metres at the Commonwealth Games to collect her second medal in 24 hours, University of Glasgow alumna Laura Muir, destroyed the field at the ...


GUFC advance to first round of Scottish Cup

14th September 2022

Fresher Weir makes strong Scottish Cup debut as Sisi and Davidson secure home victory for Glasgow University in the qualifiers for the Scottish Cup. Two goals in the first 20 minutes of the match were enough for Glasgow University to secure victory against Golspie Sutherland in the qualifiers for the Scottish Cup at home on ...


Sleep more, score more: the importance of sleep in performance sport

30th July 2022

From up to five naps a day to specially designed memory foam pillows and mattresses, professional athletes are focused on rest and recovery more than ever before. Recent studies have claimed that getting insufficient sleep, which is generally considered fewer than seven hours a night, can lead to ample physical and psychological health issues. In ...


Sleep more, score more: the importance of sleep in performance sport

8th July 2022

From up to five naps a day to specially designed memory foam pillows and mattresses, professional athletes are focused on rest and recovery more than ever before. Recent studies have claimed that getting insufficient sleep, which is generally considered fewer than seven hours a night, can lead to ample physical and psychological health issues. In ...


Glasgow wins Taxis Cup for first time in four years

24th March 2022

For the first time in four years, Glasgow won the Taxis Cup – Scotland’s largest student varsity sporting competition – against Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University. The competition usually takes place annually, however returned this year following a three-year hiatus due to Covid-19. Just under 1,000 students participated across 21 fields of sport, including football, ...