#GetItOffYourChest

If you haven’t heard of CoppaFeel! you’ll certainly know all about the Glasgow University team by the end of this year. Founded in 2009, CoppaFeel! is dedicated to raising awareness about breast cancer. Their main goal is to eradicate late and misdiagnosed breast cancer in young people through improving awareness. Most people in the 18-24Continue reading “#GetItOffYourChest”

‘I know we have the capacity to bring about change’ – GUCFS on putting the mental health charity SAMH first.

GUCFS this year are working with SAMH, an incredible charity focussing on running some amazing campaigns to end the stigma in Scotland around issues surround mental health. They run both community and national programs, including the See Me campaign which aims to end the stigma surround mental health. Their Respect Me campaign aims to put anContinue reading “‘I know we have the capacity to bring about change’ – GUCFS on putting the mental health charity SAMH first.”

Dealing with Homesickness: Top Tips

So Freshers Week is over and you’ve started tosettle into university life. Whether you’re a fresher or not; feelings of homesickness can affect anyone and everyone at any point during their university career. Moving away from home in your teens or early twenty’s can be a shock to the system, and just as some may thriveContinue reading “Dealing with Homesickness: Top Tips”

‘I reckon the Tudors would have had some mental tunes’: Scott Mills & Chris Stark Interview

DJs Scott Mills and Chris Stark gaveve G-You an exclusive interview before their Glasgow University Union Freshers week set. G-You: Hi guys. So, what inspired you to become a DJ in the first place? Scott Mills: I wanted to be a radio presenter since I can actually remember, so maybe eight or seven? When IContinue reading “‘I reckon the Tudors would have had some mental tunes’: Scott Mills & Chris Stark Interview”

‘Music started out as a pastime for me’: Ali Robertson Interview

Glasgow University’s very own Ali Robertson played a brilliant set on the Thursday night of Fresher’s Week before Model Aeroplanes and Nina Nesbitt took the stage. We managed to have a quick chat with him after his set. G-You: So you just played the GUU, how does that feel? Ali Robertson: It was class; the soundContinue reading “‘Music started out as a pastime for me’: Ali Robertson Interview”

‘We wanted to be Kings of Leon when we started out’: Model Aeroplanes Interview

We landed an interview with up and coming Dundee band Model Aeroplanes to talk about how they are soaring to new levels, and their own thoughts on Glasgow University. G-You: You guys are signed by Island Records. How does it feel to be signed by a record company that signed names such as Amy Winehouse and BobContinue reading “‘We wanted to be Kings of Leon when we started out’: Model Aeroplanes Interview”

Film Review: The Girl on the Train

*WARNING* May contain spoilers. ‘The Girl on the Train’ is the latest fast paced crime thriller on the big screen. The film adaption of Paul Hawkins best selling novel begins with Rachel (Emily Blunt), an alcoholic shell of her former self, peering out of a train window into the lives of two suburban couples. SheContinue reading “Film Review: The Girl on the Train”

‘I think magic is most powerful when it’s not just magic on it’s own, but magic for a reason’: Richard Jones lays his cards on the table.

We spoke to Britain’s Got Talent 2016 winner Lance Corporeal Richard Jones ahead of his Freshers Week performance to see what tricks he had up his sleeve. G-You: What inspired you to pursue a career in magic? Richard Jones: Once I was in a bar in Cyprus with the army and one of my matesContinue reading “‘I think magic is most powerful when it’s not just magic on it’s own, but magic for a reason’: Richard Jones lays his cards on the table.”