University of Glasgow



University of Glasgow launches “Future of Scots” research project

4th February 2021

The University enquires whether Scots language has a future or is “just for Burns night”. The future of the Scots language is under review as a new research project is launched by the University of Glasgow. The collaborative project has the additional support of The Royal Society of Edinburgh; aiming to push an agenda that ...


University of Glasgow to host online Volunteering and Social Justice Festival

2nd February 2021

The program will feature clubs and societies across campus, including The Glasgow Guardian. The SRC have announced a three-day online Volunteering and Social Justice Festival will take place from 3 to 5 February. The festival will feature clubs and societies from all across campus including representatives from student media such as the Glasgow Guardian and ...


Zooming through semester one

2nd February 2021

Claire Thomson reflects on our first semester of online university. After those months of long queues outside the library, dark sleepless nights, and hoards of stressed students, our first semester is finally over. Online university has been a real rollercoaster, with many ups and downs – but with exam season having passed us by quicker ...


University of Glasgow ranks eighth place in the UK for gender equality in computing science

1st February 2021

While doing better than others, only 24% of academics are female. University of Glasgow has ranked eighth place in the UK for gender equality in its computing science department, a new study shows. The study was conducted by cybersecurity tech company CrowdStrike, with its data finding that Glasgow ranks eighth place for female academics in ...


New Year, New Glasgow University

1st February 2021

UofG has a lot of growing to do this year. As we step into the first days and weeks of a new year, it’s customary to pause and take stock of our lives, to look inward, and decide which habits we wish to shed and which we want to continue, and in doing so we ...


University side suffer Scottish Cup heartbreak

31st January 2021

Glasgow University’s Men’s Football team suffered a devastating 2-1 defeat to Linlithgow Rose in the second preliminary round of the Scottish Cup. In the halcyon days before the Scottish Cup and all other football beneath Scotland’s top two men’s divisions were suspended, Glasgow University’s men’s team began their Scottish Cup journey for another year on ...


New £113m research hub to be named “The ARC”

31st January 2021

Built on the old Western Infirmary premises as part of the campus development programme, the building will be the creative and collaborative heart of research at the University and open in spring 2022. The University of Glasgow unveiled its new research hub which is set to open its doors in spring 2022. This £113m research ...


University of Glasgow Sport facility memberships frozen after instatement of further restrictions

31st January 2021

Glasgow’s sport facilities freeze their memberships after restrictions tighten, adding any months lost in lockdown to the membership expiry dates. All University of Glasgow Sport facility memberships were frozen on 24 December 2020 and they will automatically restart when facilities reopen. The suspension period is to be added onto any remaining length of membership. The ...


UofG law professors urge for Scotland to form their own Erasmus alternative

30th January 2021

Writing in The Herald, Professors Jim Murdoch and John Finlay argue for Scotland to establish its own Erasmus alternative claiming the UK’s Turing scheme is “highly likely to fail”. In a joint article published in The Herald, Professors Jim Murdoch and John Finlay from the School of Law argue that Scotland must form their own ...


University to be involved in new £31m project examining dark matter

29th January 2021

The project team will be investigating the nature of dark matter and how it relates to the wider universe.  Researchers from the University of Glasgow are set to be involved in a new £31m study examining the nature of dark matter with hopes of improving understanding of its role in the universe.  The project won ...