University of Glasgow



The University failed freshers by not having an outbreak plan

16th October 2020

You hardly needed a crystal ball to predict that Covid cases would increase when students moved into halls, so shouldn’t the University have had a plan from the beginning? Every student who has ever been a fresher in halls knows that, sometimes, they’re not all that great. Not only have you just moved in with ...


University Small Animal Hospital makes a plea to dog owners after dog swallows disposable face mask

13th October 2020

The plea comes after a dog named Kobe got the wired mask wedged in his stomach. The University of Glasgow’s Small Animal Hospital is warning dog owners to be extra cautious after a dog went into treatment from swallowing a disposable face mask. Making the plea on their Facebook page, the Small Animal Hospital made ...


Room for improvement for palliative care in Scottish hospitals

12th October 2020

Marie Curie and University of Glasgow call for improved care of terminally ill patients. Marie Curie and the University of Glasgow have criticised the care and experience of people dying in hospitals, calling for improved action. A report into Scottish hospitals made by the two organisations has determined that the palliative care offered in hospitals ...


Lockdown sees smoking decreased but an increase in alcohol consumption and psychological distress

12th October 2020

A study led by the University of Glasgow has analysed trends during early lockdown. A recently published study led by the University of Glasgow has shown that during the Covid-19 lockdown saw alcohol consumption increase, whilst smoking declined. The study analysed trends in mental health and changes in associated behaviours during the first month of ...


UofG ignores students and increases arms industry investments

11th October 2020

Jan Jasinski responds to the University’s decision to invest more into arms trading after calls for divestment. I did not expect my first class at university to be a lesson in lip-service. But that is just what the University of Glasgow has been demonstrating over the past couple of months with its non-response to the ...


University launches the world’s first Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic

10th October 2020

The announcement came with the first masters (MLitt) in fantasy literature at the University. The University has now launched the first research centre in the world devoted solely to the study of fantasy. The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic comes after the first masters (MLitt) in fantasy literature, which was also established by academics ...


University of Glasgow professor appointed to Commission on Future of Irish Media

9th October 2020

The commission, established by the Department of the Taoiseach, will review and produce recommendations on the funding and the delivering of public service broadcasting for Ireland’s future. Professor Gillian Doyle, Professor of Media Economics at the Centre of Cultural Policy Research (CCPR), of the University of Glasgow has been appointed to the Commission on the ...


Editorial: still on the side of the students

8th October 2020

In their second editorial, Editors-in-Chief Holly and Jordan would like to remind students that The Glasgow Guardian always has been, and will be, on the side of the students. In our applications for Editor-in-Chief, we were asked why we believed student journalism is important. For both of us, it came down to something simple: to ...


School of Veterinary Medicine open new equine practice based at Garscube complex

8th October 2020

The specialist horse-health surgery offers a vast range of support for the animals, including a mobile veterinary service. A new equine practice is to be opened on the University of Glasgow’s Garscube campus. The brand-new, first-opinion practice is to be led by two horse specialists, vets James Risk and Nick Graham. The specialist “horse-health” surgery ...


University fails disabled student again

7th October 2020

The University of Glasgow failed to provide a disabled student with the necessary software for 31 weeks, preventing him from being able to study at home and complete his degree. The University of Glasgow is accused of failing to provide reasonable adjustments to a visually impaired student during the Covid-19 pandemic. Gary Copland, who was ...