Six free day-trips to go on in Glasgow

Whether you’ve just newly moved to the city, or are a veteran Glaswegian, it’s always fun to be a tourist. So, whatever your experience, here are six day-trip ideas for exploring what Glasgow’s cultural scene has to offer. Plus, they’re all free! Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one ofContinue reading “Six free day-trips to go on in Glasgow”

The Freshers Showcase

Dear Readers, I welcome you to the showcase section of the G-You magazine. A space for letting Glasgow University students creativity flourish. Over the course of the year I will be introducing some of GU’s wonderful creative minds but for now, as this is the freshers edition, here are two poems. The first is theContinue reading “The Freshers Showcase”

Glasgow’s Quirkier Event Scene

We really are spoiled for choice in Glasgow as every month, the city plays host to hundreds of different creative culture events, many of them free and often on the campus doorstep. With that in mind, here is a round-up of some more obscure options to keep an eye out for… Lady Balls Bingo @Continue reading “Glasgow’s Quirkier Event Scene”

A Look at the Political Groups on Campus

Student years have long been associated with, amongst a suitable quantity of debauchery, being socially and politically active. Almost every revolution has a paragraph somewhere about a group of drunken students hatching plans for a better tomorrow. However, the one thing that all these groups have in common is just that, they are groups. So,Continue reading “A Look at the Political Groups on Campus”

Your Complete Guide to the Best Drunk Scran around the West End

As the madness that is Fresher’s Week comes around again for another year, it is easy for fresh-faced first-years to feel overloaded with information about life here at Glasgow. Between all the sports fairs, union events and campus tours running throughout the week, vital knowledge could well be missed. Picture the scene. A young GUSAContinue reading “Your Complete Guide to the Best Drunk Scran around the West End”

How Climate Change Might Be Affecting Your Mental Health and What You Can Do About It

This past summer, I’m sure we all experienced, heard or worried about, and maybe even benefitted from the looming cloud- or sun, in this case- of climate change. Enjoyable summer evening drinks, or days in the park with friends are coupled up with a  jaded feeling of helplessness and fear. In July, we saw temperaturesContinue reading “How Climate Change Might Be Affecting Your Mental Health and What You Can Do About It”