Being a student is no mean feat. The pressures we feel pushing on us from the outside are great, be they looming deadlines, the pressures to socialise, wondering “what comes next”, dealing with student loans that barely cover rent never-mind cost of living, and of course the stress of figuring out “who you are” – … More G-YOU’s Pledge: We Will Talk About The Black Dog
Hello and welcome to the Glasgow University Union! Sat at the foot of University Avenue we are proud to be the hub for the student social life on Campus! With four amazing committees, and a board full of dedicated students, we are all here to make your time at University as memorable and fun as … More The President’s Welcome
A year ago, almost to the day, Theresa May came back from a walking holiday in Wales and decided to call a snap General Election. I could scarcely imagine just how much her decision that day would turn my life upside down to such an extent that I am now writing this article from my … More Alumni Column: Paul Sweeney MP
Our generation is lazy. Our generation is self-entitled. Our generation are snowflakes. We can’t survive without the steady, satisfying shimmer of a screen. An hour without internet and all hell breaks loose. We’ve lost respect for ourselves, others, and most importantly- anyone who’s not us. Well, that’s what some would have you believe, anyway. … More Talking ’bout Our Generation!
Feminism, like all social movements, has a long history of self-identification with the group through clothing – right from its beginnings with the suffragists’ homemade sashes to the DIY ethos of the Riot Grrrls of the nineties. Now our desire to display our political allegiances on our bodies has been taken over by fashion retailers. … More Money For Nothing: Do ‘Feminist’ Companies Just Want Your Money?
It is hard to think that it was this time a week ago that I, sitting in the kitchen of my mobile home, was solemnly writing my letter of resignation, interchanging between sobbing, lamenting and allowing my empathic, wide-eyed roommate to feed me sips of gazpacho out of a small drinking glass. But, I suppose … More A Eulogy to my Summer Job in the South of France.
The NHS is turned 70 on the 5th July 2018 and its time to give credit where credit is due. The NHS in England alone treats more than 1.4 million patients every 24 hours and it is the UK’s largest employer with over 1.5 million staff ranging from midwives, nurses, doctors, porters and researchers from … More Dear NHS, Happy Belated 70th!