University



Under pressure, pushing down on me…

28th February 2022

Hollie Moir explores the pressures faced by university students juggling part-time jobs and full-time university loads through the pandemic.  Alexa, play Surface Pressure from the Encanto Soundtrack. Now, this article will not tackle the pressures of being the middle sister of a magical Colombian family, but it will discuss something that most students can relate ...


EU confirms they won’t allow Scotland to join Erasmus

27th February 2022

The Glasgow Guardian held an interview with a source from the European Commission, where it was revealed that the only way Scotland can take part in Erasmus+ is if the UK as a whole remains in the scheme. Since the UK decided to leave the EU student mobility has remained one of the contentious issues, ...


Oh, we’re halfway there…

5th February 2022

Rachel Campbell reflects on the pressures final year students face as they go into their last semester of university. Though this time of year tends to be filled with the remains of that post-Christmas festive spirit, for students – particularly fourth years – this can be far from the most wonderful time of the year. ...


Students suffering from long Covid appeal to the University for support

5th February 2022

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to one student forced to take a year out due to severe symptoms. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request by The Glasgow Guardian has found that over the first semester of the academic year 2021/22, 127 Good Cause claims were made at the University of Glasgow containing a reference to or ...


The importance of a good teacher

23rd January 2022

A supportive, kind and caring secondary school teacher can make all the difference to how students experience university. An Audience with Adele on ITV last month provided us with laughter and some iconic moments, filling us with raw and genuine emotion. Above all, it made us think about the people who have encouraged and supported ...


Is university sport financially accessible?

19th December 2021

From gym memberships to sports club fees student sport comes at a price, but has it all become too much for the student budget? The financial accessibility of sport, in particular university sport, is a topic that is being brought to light more and more. Exercise and being involved with sport, purely for enjoyment, is ...


We are girls in sport

22nd November 2021

We are stronger than you think and braver than you’ll ever know. Women are constantly being underpinned in the sporting world and fighting for an opportunity to stand up for themselves. No two journeys through sport are the same. Everyone has their own unique experiences, their own achievements and successes, their own role models and ...


Does the University owe us anything?

22nd November 2021

Reporter Janka Deák breaks down the University’s duty of care for its students. CW: suicide  The recent criticisms levied at accommodation services and the University of Glasgow’s handling of the overflow of student applicants raise an issue not usually at the forefront of students’ minds: does the University owe us support services, or is the ...


University of Glasgow signs new partnership with University of Sydney in the field of global health

17th November 2021

The new partnership comes as the collaboration between the two universities, which began in 2018, comes to an end. The renewal of partnership between the University of Glasgow’s College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS) and the Charles Perkin Centre at the University of Sydney is expected to facilitate cross-institutional collaboration on the improvement ...


Extinction Rebellion form die-in in George Square

8th November 2021

Extinction Rebellion’s die-in protest took place in front Mercer, an asset management company, to speak out against their policies. On Monday 8 November, Extinction Rebellion (XR) met in front of the Gallery of Modern Art at 11.30am to form a die-in protest in front of Mercer in George Square. The event was planned as non-arrestable ...