University of Glasgow



MA in Creative Writing: are the fees worth it?

11th January 2021

Margaret explores the pros, the cons, and the alternatives to a Creative Writing post-grad. Say you enjoyed creative writing in school, so much so that you wished to become a writer. The thought “pick something sensible” leads you to English Literature, but after four years of studying it, you still feel that there’s more to ...


A world changing uni?

8th January 2021

UofG was named THE University of the Year 2020, but does the award really mean anything for prospective students? At the end of 2020, the University of Glasgow was awarded the title of Times Higher Education’s University of the Year. The judges cited efforts by the University to uncover its historic links to slavery and ...


The complaint conundrum

23rd December 2020

A look at the various complaints systems at the University, and areas in which they are failing us, and could be improved The University of Glasgow has almost 30,000 students and almost 9,000 members of staff, which can be intimidating to say the least. Particularly now during a global pandemic, students are facing unprecedented issues ...


UofG raises over £49,000 for Movember

18th December 2020

MedChir RFC and The Tash Dash raised the most in the team and individual categories, respectively. The University of Glasgow has raised an astonishing £49,726 for Movember through donations raised by a variety of teams and individuals. The group who raised the greatest of all the teams was MedChir RFC, finishing the month with the ...


Community spirit is back in business

16th December 2020

Views columnist Rachel reflects on re-discovering a sense of community spirit during the pandemic. I decided to move back to my hometown during lockdown, rather than continuing to rent near the University. Living in Glasgow’s west end, I hadn’t become involved in anything going on around me or made any friends who lived nearby, and ...


University team hope for Scottish Cup success

12th December 2020

Phil Storrier, Glasgow University Men’s Football First Team coach, and Robbie Smith, the team’s captain, spoke to The Glasgow Guardian about their upcoming Scottish Cup game against Linlithgow Rose. The University’s Men’s Football first team have had a difficult time in the Scottish Cup in recent years, difficult draws are something the club have become ...


University of Glasgow Greens demand blanket Good Cause

8th December 2020

The open letter was sent to the Vice Principal of Learning and Teaching contains over 200 signatures, including Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie MSP. An open letter has been sent to the Vice-Principal of Learning and Teaching, Professor Moira Fischbacher-Smith, by the University of Glasgow Greens demanding that blanket Good Cause is reinstated for the ...


Glasgow University Muay Thai club shortlisted for BUCS award

5th December 2020

Isla McClung, captain of Glasgow University’s Muay Thai club, and Shereif Kholeif, a former captain who is now president of the Glasgow University Sports Association, spoke to The Glasgow Guardian about the nomination. At a time when university sports clubs are suffering like never before, the Glasgow University Muay Thai (GUMT) club has managed to ...


University of Glasgow researcher wins early career researcher award

5th December 2020

Dr Lewis Steell has been awarded with the UK Early Career Researcher Award for medicine. University of Glasgow researcher Dr Lewis Steell has been awarded the UK Early Career Researcher Award for medicine by Elsevier and the US-UK Fulbright Commission.  Dr Steell’s research has focused on physical activity, cardiovascular risk, and risk factors for obesity ...


SRC to launch ‘De-Stress at a Distance’ for exams

4th December 2020

All events are expected to be virtual in line with government regulations for Covid-19. The SRC have recently announced they will launch the “De-stress at a Distance” campaign alongside other UofG student groups this winter. The campaign is hoped to relieve feelings of stress and anxiety that are common during the exam period, and are ...