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A musical that changed my life: Billy Elliot

24th October 2021

Writer Siobhan Meldrum examines the emotional parallel between real life and theatre – with Billy Elliot’s heartwarming tale of unapologetic self-expression. The year is 2015 – and the world is just beginning to fall apart. 16-year-old Siobhan is in the second row of the Victoria Palace, on her very first trip to London, with eyes as ...


Police discover body identified as missing Glasgow student Timothy Chiwaula

23rd October 2021

The body was discovered near Glasgow Green in the early hours of Friday morning. Greater Glasgow Police have identified the body of missing student Timothy Chiwaula. Around 4am on Friday 22 October police were called after the body of a man was discovered in the water next to Glasgow Green. The deceased has been formally ...


SRC partners with UofG careers service on Student Job Hub

18th October 2021

The Student Job Hub collates part time jobs and internships open to students. The Student Representative Council (SRC) has partnered with the UofG careers service to advertise part time jobs and internships suitable for University of Glasgow students.  The new partnership boasts a larger variety of jobs on campus and around the West End advertised ...


An urgent appeal to find a missing student has been launched

18th October 2021

Timothy Chiwaula was last seen on Monday 11 October with friends in Shettleston. Family and friends are urging the public to help find Timothy Chiwaula, 23, a BA Acting student of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS), who has been missing since last Monday 11 October. Two friends of Timothy last saw him at his ...


The problem with real student stereotypes

17th October 2021

A reflection on the cliques around campus, and the dangers of believing stereotypes… Glasgow Uni isn’t quite like the colleges you see in American rom-coms, as I’m sure you’ve realised by now. You’ll rarely find yourself choosing to sit with the scholarship jocks or the band nerds, and the high school cliques tend to dilute ...


‘Running Shoes’ theatre piece is released by University of Glasgow student

19th September 2021

A theatre piece that focuses on survivors testimony as part of the Sound Walk September festival, Glasgow student Zariana Dolan releases “Running Shoes”. Content warning: mention of sexual assault. Running Shoes presents testimonies from UofG students who have experienced instances of abuse in and around campus. The piece questions the measures they take to feel ...


Alleged scammers targeting Glasgow student flat hunters

16th September 2021

Students have been asked to use Airbnb to rent flats with landlords claiming they are currently abroad Alleged scam messages targeting student flat hunters have been reported on the University of Glasgow Facebook confession site, GlasKnow. A post on 15 September showed a screenshot of a message one student received on Gumtree while looking for ...


Chaos and passion at the Rangers’ celebration: One student’s perspective

29th May 2021

Rangers’ first league title in ten years brought thousands of Rangers fans onto the street.  The subway screeched to a halt, and the location signs came into view; the word “Ibrox” stood boldly written in black. I had arrived, although I didn’t need the signs to tell me that. Mask firmly on and hood up, ...


My Love Life: Just another day

1st April 2021

My version of normal. My love life could be described in one word: chaotic. Anecdotes from my love life have led time and time again to my friends, co-workers, and family exclaiming: “This could only happen to you.” Whilst I am, of course, the main character of the entire universe, I do not believe that ...


NUS Scotland reveal 2021 students’ election demands

29th March 2021

‘A Student Guarantee for Scotland’ outlines various policies to address mental health, rising debt and poverty among students. The National Union of Students (NUS) in Scotland has unveiled its manifesto of student demands for the upcoming Scottish Parliamentary election. Titled “A Student Guarantee for Scotland”, the manifesto outlines various policies to help combat the &#...