University of Glasgow



UofG students raise money for 100k run for Movember

19th November 2020

The runners will complete the journey from Glasgow to Edinburgh on 28 November. Three University of Glasgow medical students plan to run 100k in one day to raise funds and awareness of men’s mental health this Movember. Angus Reynolds, Rory Anderson, and Pri Anthonyrajan are currently training to run 100km in one day in what they ...


Glasgow should do more to invest in the future careers of its students

13th November 2020

In the midst of an employment crisis, Rothery Sullivan argues that the University should follow in the footsteps of other institutions to help it’s graduates secure future employment. A huge issue for students today is the crushing reality of graduating from university (usually with some amount of student debt) and not being able to find ...


University of Glasgow ranked fourth-highest in UK for number of staff earning over £100,000

12th November 2020

The University Rich List report by the TaxPayers’ Alliance reveals 210 staff at Glasgow earn over £100,000, and 55 members of staff over £150,000. The University of Glasgow has ranked the fourth-highest in the UK for numbers of staff earning over six-figure salaries, a new report reveals. The report “University Rich List” by the TaxPayers’ ...


Six UofG Academics recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

6th November 2020

They received nominations for their services in medicinal and scientific fields. Six professors from leading University of Glasgow colleges are among those receiving the Queen’s Birthday Honours this year. During the Covid-19 pandemic, four researchers from the College of Medical, Veterinary, and Life Sciences have been honoured for their services to the NHS, while the ...


University of Glasgow students wanted as part of Covid-19 mental health study

3rd November 2020

Public Health Scotland are carrying out independent research on student self-isolation and wellbeing. A new study to be run by Public Health Scotland will assess the mental health impact on students self isolating, with researchers seeking the assistance of University of Glasgow students.  The new study wants to understand the experiences of students who have ...


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 ...