students



Is Rihanna officially a good girl gone bad?

24th October 2021

With Rihanna’s wealth growing by the minute, Margaret Hartness tackles the question: are billionaires always bad? Since the release of her first hit single Pon de Replay in 2006, and through the establishment and success of her cosmetics brand Fenty, Rihanna has never ceased to be a key figure in popular culture. Over the past ...


Breaking news: there’s no ethical consumption under capitalism

24th October 2021

From veganism to vintage shopping, how futile are our attempts at being ethical in a capitalist world? When I first read the statement, my knee-jerk reaction was immediate, harsh rejection. Of course there is, there must be. There’s no way a statement so absolutely demoralising could be true. And even if it is, people can’t ...


Covid-19: An illness or an inconvenience?

22nd October 2021

How have attitudes towards Covid-19 changed from the start of the pandemic to now? Covid-19 will not be eradicated for a long time, forcing us to integrate safety procedures into daily life as things begin to “open up”. Even with the protection of the vaccination programme we still must act cautiously. However, student attitudes towards ...


Glasgow announces city-wide infrastructure for cyclists

18th October 2021

The council hopes to make Glasgow’s cyclists feel safe on the roads. Glasgow city council have announced their plans to build a city-wide infrastructure to enable cyclists to feel safe on the roads. The new set-up will comprise the introduction of cycleways and pathways, an initiative that hopes to encourage Glaswegians to be active, consequently ...


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 ...


Over 80% of students living in accommodation ‘unfit for human habitation’

18th October 2021

Research by Stint suggests the majority of landlords may be breaking the law. New research by Stint, a student job company, has found that over 80% of British students have lived in accommodation deemed “unfit for human habitation”. The study, which surveyed 1,000 students, found that most are living in homes that fall short of ...


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 ...


UCU strike ballot opens for University staff

18th October 2021

Glasgow staff will vote alongside thousands of other academics across the UK on the possibility for strikes before the end of the year. Ballots opened on 18 October for staff at the University of Glasgow and universities across the UK to vote on the possibility of strike action. The strike ballot will remain open from ...


Glasgow Green on the Silver Screen?

17th October 2021

Bea reflects on how the Scottish psyche handled Glasgow city centre transforming into a movie set for many blockbuster movies over summer 2021. Those of us not in Glasgow over the summer months may have missed the new kind of lockdown imposed upon the city; gone were the pub closures and social distancing warnings, and ...


A fortnight of food: Oktoberfest meets Cranside Kitchen this month

17th October 2021

Glasgow’s biggest outdoor restaurant expands its menu once more. Bringing Germany to our local this Oktoberfest, Cranside Kitchen is running their new event from the 14-28 October. The fairly-priced deals include a “Stein of Grolsch” plus either a giant pretzel, or a hot dog with fries, for £9.95 and £12.95 respectively. The offer will run ...