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UofG strengthen cybersecurity in response to attack at Newcastle University

5th October 2020

Cyber-attacks of a similar nature have been happening to universities across the country, and the fear of these attacks is growing now teaching has moved online. A hacking group using DopelPaymer malware, which has been used to hack Nasa and Tesla, held Newcastle University to ransom at the start of September after disrupting its IT ...


Review: Young, Hard and Handsome by Walt Disco

1st October 2020

Founded at University of Glasgow, Walt Disco’s latest EP channels the hyper-pop of SOPHIE, androgyny of David Bowie and punk defiance of Scotland’s Postcard Records artists. Walt Disco are one of the most exciting bands to burst onto the Glasgow music scene in recent years. Their androgynous style coupled with a New Romantic-inspired sound sets ...


“Significant” support announced for students in halls of residence

26th September 2020

The University has announced the measures it will be taking to provide students residing in halls with support, including one month’s rent rebate and £50 for supplies. The University has announced “significant” extra support measures for students in halls of residence. The measures include a four-week rebate of rent for all students, £50 credited for ...


UCU condemns approach of Universities Scotland guidance which “blames students”

26th September 2020

The guidance introduces a new yellow and red card system to discipline students. The University and College Union (UCU) has condemned the approach of Universities Scotland guidance which they say “blames students” for Covid-19 spikes. In response to a dramatic rise in Covid-19 cases on campuses across the country, including 172 confirmed at the University ...


The importance of cancer screening

24th September 2020

Beth Dillon explores the importance of funding for improving and developing cancer screening. The University of Glasgow has been awarded a £3.37m research grant through the INSPIRE (INtegrated TeChnologies for Improved Polyp SurveillancE) project to improve the bowel cancer screening process.  The project uses artificial intelligence to identify patients who are more likely to have ...


Police disperse street parties at Murano halls

23rd September 2020

University tells The Glasgow Guardian those caught breaking the rules will face disciplinary action. Multiple freshers’ parties in the University of Glasgow’s Murano student village have been broken up by police over the past week for violating Scottish government guidelines on social gatherings. Due to numerous violations of the rules, with parties spilling out onto ...


Sir Anton Muscatelli makes joint statement to ask students to prioritise public health

23rd September 2020

The principles of 19 Scottish universities made the statement in a plea to students to behave and follow the rules as the new academic year begins. Principal of the University of Glasgow, Sir Anton Muscatelli, has made a joint statement to students to “prioritise public health” as the new academic year begins. In the joint ...


University reports reveal variance in political trust based on gender, income, and age

19th September 2020

The University of Glasgow has collaborated with the Institute for Public Policy Research to produce major new reports. A series of new reports from the University of Glasgow have highlighted gender, income, and age gaps show levels of trust in politics. Major new reports from the John Smith Centre at the University of Glasgow in ...


Major breakthrough by University of Glasgow scientists means sufferers of asthma and COPD may soon be able to breathe easy

15th September 2020

The creation of the drug could help 500 million people. Scientists at the University of Glasgow, aided by international partners, have recently published major research in the Science Translational Medicine Journal that identifies a new class of drug that can reverse asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).  The research found that if a drug ...