University of Glasgow



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 ...


Recent study finds link between tobacco sales and proximity to schools

4th December 2020

The study, involving academics from the University of Glasgow, determined that banning cigarette sales near schools and playgrounds would significantly decrease the current number of shops with tobacco licenses. A research group consisting of academics from both the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh has published a study that shows a ban on ...


University of Glasgow student to cut dreadlocks for charity

3rd December 2020

Glasgow student to raise money for Childline cash in time for Christmas break. University of Glasgow student Emma Robinson will be cutting her seven-year-old dreadlocks for the NSPCC. Robinson decided to cut her hair for the charity after learning of the impact of the pandemic on the mental health of children, which has especially affected ...


49% of UofG students do not plan on getting a lateral flow Covid-19 test

3rd December 2020

The survey also found that 40% of students felt they didn’t understand how the process of lateral flow testing worked. A survey conducted by The Glasgow Guardian has found that 49% of students are not planning on getting the lateral flow Covid-19 tests offered by the University this winter. The survey questioned 100 students about ...


University announces guidance on travel for holiday period

3rd December 2020

University of Glasgow gives further information on Covid-19 testing for students intending to travel. Following the announcement from the Scottish government about travelling during the holiday period, the University announced that they are committed to follow these measures. In recent communications, the University has given further guidance on Covid-19 testing for asymptomatic students.  As...


Students are still waiting on promised support from University, three months later

3rd December 2020

The University provided inadequate financial and welfare support to halls students during the autumn semester.  The Glasgow Guardian can reveal that the University of Glasgow has failed to deliver on its promise to support students living in university-owned accommodation, during the autumn semester. In a survey circulated by Glasgow University Student Tenants Union (GUSTU), students ...


Green New Deal campaigners drop seven banners at Glasgow University

25th November 2020

UofG Green New Deal placed the banners around campus ahead of the University Court’s climate strategy meeting today. Seven banners addressing University policy were placed across campus by University of Glasgow Green New Deal (GND) ahead of the University Court’s climate strategy meeting, which is to take place today. The seven banners were put up ...