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Travelling the world through the power of food

29th December 2021

Elena Adams shares why she thinks that trying new food is the best part of travelling. People travel for many reasons; the weather, scenery, tourist attractions, and to experience different cultures. But, if you’re anything like me, then the best reason is the food. It could be in a local restaurant, or a food truck ...


Manus x Machina: 3D printing in the fashion world

28th December 2021

Rachael Allan explores the future of accessible technologies in fashion. The fusion of fashion and technology was at the forefront of the media during the 2016 Met Gala, when the theme “Manus x Machina” was chosen as an exploration into this unfamiliar dynamic. Manus (the hand) meeting machina (the machine) is fundamental to fashion, and ...


How to save the world, one step at a time

12th December 2021

Four simple ways that everyone can and should live in order to stop the destruction of the planet. As thousands of politicians and climate activists gather in Glasgow this month to debate the future of our planet, UofG students may feel a hopeless sense of climate despair. To lift our spirits, The Glasgow Guardian has ...


Creating space in a post-lockdown world

17th November 2021

Rebecca Richard explores how to make time for creative hobbies as high-speed life ramps up. As the initial three-week lockdown slowly turned into three months, I found myself at a loss for how to fill my time. The normally hectic months at the end of the academic year were suddenly freed up as exams were ...


World Changers in Focus: October

17th November 2021

 A deep dive into the world-changing research by Team UofG. Headlines were made for “World Changing Glasgow” this month when University of Glasgow alumnus David MacMillan won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. The Glasgow Guardian covered his success at the time, but this instalment of our World Changers column takes a look at some of ...


Climate conference controversies: world leaders welcomed as Glasgow locals shunned

5th November 2021

Despite hopes that the Glasgow-based event will be pivotal for action against the climate crisis, The Glasgow Guardian has spoken to a number of students, residents, and workers in and around Glasgow who are concerned about some of the negative effects resulting from the UN Climate Conference coming to the city. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon ...


World leaders make commitment to end deforestation by 2030

4th November 2021

The first major deal was struck at the COP26 climate summit on Tuesday morning as more than 100 world leaders have made a promise to end and reverse the effects of deforestation by 2030. The deforestation commitment includes almost £14bn of private and public funds to tackle human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. Almost a quarter of greenhouse ...


Cricketing Calamity: A different game in a post Covid-19 world

15th October 2021

What India wants, India gets. Chaos in the cricketing world ensues, as India call off the fifth test.  On 10 September, the morning of what was scheduled to be the first day of the fifth test, the English and Indian cricket boards released statements declaring the match cancelled. Citing an outbreak of Covid-19 in the ...


World Changers in Focus: September

11th October 2021

A deep dive into the world-changing research by Team UofG. This month has been an impressive one for the University of Glasgow. The Times’ Higher Education Scottish University of the Year has risen to 73rd in the QS world rankings and 11th in The Guardian’s UK table. In this instalment of our World Changers column, ...


World Changers in Focus

25th September 2021

A deep dive into the world-changing research published this month by Team UofG. The “World Changers Welcome” bunting reaching across campus is hard to miss as you walk up University Avenue. When applying to the University, the slogan found its way onto the majority of freebies and goodies handed out to bright-eyed applicants, designed to ...