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This year, let’s change the eating disorder discourse

6th January 2022

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn discusses the fluctuation of the weight-loss and body-positive rhetorics ever-present at New Year, and suggests, instead, body indifference should be our aspiration. CW: eating disorders Yesterday was the “hangriest day of the year” for Glasgwegians, according to new WW* research. How so? Because, following New Year’s resolutions, more than a third of ...


Sports Personality of the Year 2021

23rd December 2021

A round up of all of the awards from the 2021 Sports Personality of the Year. This year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) awards were hosted by Clare Balding, Gabby Logan, Alex Scott and Gary Lineker. Taking place as a mixed virtual and in-person format due to a rising number of Covid-19 cases ...


Are audiobooks a good alternative during the academic year?

18th December 2021

Health & Wellbeing Editor Rebecca Richard talks us through why she’ll be listening to her books this semester. I’ve fallen asleep to some variation of an audiobook for my whole life. Whether it was my parents reading me chapters of The Chronicles of Narnia when I was little, or Jim Dale’s narration of every Harry ...


Winter graduations to take place this year as UofG confirms commitment to hold postponed graduations

13th October 2021

This winter will mark the first time on-campus graduations take place since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Following the postponement of in-person graduations since the Covid-19 outbreak, winter graduations are scheduled to take place on campus this year between Monday 29 November and Friday 10 December 2021. Additionally, the University of Glasgow has confirmed ...


The University of Glasgow has offered first-year students cash incentives to defer their courses

11th October 2021

Following a record number of students meeting their conditions of offer, the University has offered bursaries in return for deferral. Following a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, The Glasgow Guardian has learnt that the University of Glasgow offered some incoming first-year students set to start their studies in 2021 a £1500 bursary if they deferred ...


Third year medics express ‘frustration’ at ‘almost entirely online’ timetable

7th September 2021

Year group urged by fellow students to email course leads after reasons given for online teaching deemed “not good enough”. Third year medical students left their introductory lecture with “disappointment and frustration” after hearing that the majority of their teaching will remain online this year. A copy of an email sent to the “year 3 ...


The GG team’s top albums of 2020

31st December 2020

 Ah, the prestigious GG AOTY awards. Somewhat akin to the Grammys, without the shady snubs, The Glasgow Guardian team have assembled to bring you their top picks from a year in which music wasn’t live with a pint in hand, but rather alone in your room, staring out the window, and perhaps genuinely missing the ...