Beat the application blues

If you’ve applied for university or college, chances are you’re starting to hear back about your choices. But, what can you do if the news isn’t exactly what you’d hoped?

Getting ready for festival season

It’s shaping up to be another exciting summer, with warm weather and good tunes on the way. Grab your sunnies, your flower crowns and your best pal, because this is going to be a festival season to remember.

Getting connected during Carers Week 2019

This week (10 – 16 June) is Carers Week, where we celebrate all the hard work done by carers across the country, and push for more awareness about the challenges facing carers. The theme for this year’s week is encouraging more carers to get connected.

Giving back this Volunteers’ Week

This week (1-7 June) is Volunteers’ Week, where we celebrate the hard work done by volunteers around the country, and encourage others to get involved.

INTERVIEW: All in with the LaFontaines

The LaFontaines have spent years perfecting their unique sound, resulting in the band’s best music to date, in the form of a brand-new album. We caught up with frontman, Kerr Okan, to find out all about the new album, Junior, and how to make an impact in the hectic music industry.

Kickstart your career with the RAF

At the Royal Air Force (RAF), there are roles for everyone, depending on strengths and experience. We caught up with an Intelligence Analyst (Linguist), to find out more about the top secret role, and why you should apply.

TRNSMT Special: Let’s dance to The Wombats

Long standing Liverpudlian band, The Wombats formed back in 2003 and are no stranger to the spotlight. Hot off the back of their UK and European tour, the trio are preparing for a summer of festival fun.

Love Island: The new contestants have arrived

It’s less than one week until Love Island is back on our screens and we’re counting down the minutes. We’ve got the inside scoop on this year’s contestants, but are any your type on paper?

Volunteering: Enhance your skills this summer

The summer holidays are the perfect opportunity to gain transferable skills through work experience, a job or volunteering. We discuss the benefits of volunteering with Army Cadet Force (ACF) adult volunteer, Graeme Wells.

On the job with a language creator

Wouldn’t it be cool to create a new language from scratch? David J. Peterson thought so, then he made it a career. We speak to the colanger (a.k.a language creator) to talk Game of Thrones and how he got started.

Money: Managing your wage

We all know that gut-wrenching feeling when you realise your bank account is empty a week before payday. We’re giving you the lowdown on how to manage your wage so you don’t get the week three blues.

Credit cards: Getting credit and knowing the score

Getting your very own credit card will either seem terrifying or exciting (eek!). Having credit at the touch of a button comes with a long list of benefits, but its easy to go overboard. We’re breaking down the basics.

INTERVIEW: Bang Bang Romeo’s Guide to The Galaxy

Bang Bang Romeo are ready to take pop music out of this world, highlight the importance of mental health support and start festival season with a…bang. We caught up with frontwoman Stars as the band to prepare to support P!nk on tour this summer.

Mental health: Managing millennial burnout

Millennials can often get a bad press with an assumed lack of work ethic or motivation, but as they are branded the burnout generation it is becoming clear this ethos is quite the opposite: millennials can’t stop. We speak to two students about the dangers of millennial burnout and how to take a break.

WIN: A pair of day tickets to TRNSMT 2019

TRNSMT Festival is set to return to Glasgow this summer and you could be there. Yes, we’re only going and giving away one lucky winner a pair of Sunday (14 July) day tickets to TRNSMT. Here we, here we…

Come Fly With Me: My Experience on a Gap Year

I’m the first person to admit I never wanted to take a gap year. I wanted to move away as soon as I finished school. However, finding myself rejected from my first-choice university and unwilling to settle on anything less than that, I was suddenly having a gap year.

Travel the world with our top student travel organisations

Travelling is such an amazing adventure which everyone should have the chance to experience, but taking the first step towards a trip can be daunting. Siobhan Macdonald discovers the best travel companies on the market. There are many factors to consider when travelling: flights, visas, accommodation, vaccinations, currency; it can be totally overwhelming. Not to […]

INTERVIEW: Learning to be human with Dodie

Dodie first graced our screens on YouTube when she was just 16. Now aged 23, Dodie is on tour and has a top five EP. Emma Storr caught up with the Essex-born singer to find out all about her Human EP, working with Tom Walker and chatting honestly about mental health. How did it feel […]

Happy 50th birthday to the Open University

Yesterday (23 April), the Open University (OU) celebrated its 50th birthday. Celebrities and graduates have been sending birthday messages across social media, to commemorate the day.

Exam Season: Revision ready

Exam season is just around the corner (eeek!) Never fear, we’re here to share our best tips to get the most out of study leave without getting stressed out!

Exam Season: A stress-free study season

Bubbling over with dread? Yup, exams are looming and they ‘aint going anywhere. Feel like you’re losing control? Life is about balance, and it’s important to take care of yourself and your mental health – guilt-free – even during exam season.

He’s got the moves: Source speaks to Olly Murs

Olly Murs is certainly in the know after a decade in the business. After releasing his sixth studio album, You Know I Know, last November the cheeky chappy is getting ready to hit the road for his arena tour. Olly sat down with Lorne Gillies to chat quiff s, working with Snoop Doggy Dogg and doing an album […]

Making changes for Stress Awareness Month

Life as a student certainly has its ups and downs, and stress is a completely normal emotion to feel from time to time – small amounts of stress can even be healthy, believe it or not.

INTERVIEW: Inspiring the youth with Be Charlotte

She’s the latest young woman making a success of breaking into the music industry and leading the way to inspire the next generation of budding musicians. We caught up with Be Charlotte ahead of a very busy year for the Scottish superstar.

Mother’s Day madness

If, like us, you’re thinking about what to last minute panic-buy your mum for Mother’s Day this weekend (31 March), don’t worry! We’ve got you covered, with extravagant options, or gifts that won’t break the bank.

INTERVIEW: Going to the Year 3000 with Busted

It was a dark, dark day back on 14 January 2005 when pop-punk heroes Busted announced their break up. Well, almost a decade later we’re totally keeping it cool (NOT) ahead of Busted’s live return to Glasgow tomorrow (23 March).

The Brave New World of The Blinders

Loud, heavy and politically charged, The Blinders are taking the music scene by storm, and show no signs of slowing down. We caught up with Tom, Matt and Charlie, ahead of their Sailor Jerry city takeover show in Edinburgh.

Scottish Apprenticeship Week: Flying high with DE&S

Ever wondered how you can work protecting the safety of Great Britain? Well, it’s easy really, thanks to the DE&S graduate scheme as part of the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Recent graduate Chaniece Truelove shares her journey to working as an aerospace engineering manager.

Nursing at the University of Stirling

If you are caring and compassionate, but enjoy a challenge then nursing could be the perfect career for you.  We caught up with Jon who is in his second year of studying adult nursing at the University of Stirling to find out about his experience so far.

Get excited! TRNSMT line up announcement arrives today

If you’re as big a music fan as we are, you’ll know that the TRNSMT line up is coming later on today (18 February), if in a slightly cryptic way. We’re taking a look at the hottest festivals across Scotland this summer, to get you pumped for that one week of t-shirt weather we get […]

Scots in the States with Fulbright

Have you considered going to university across the pond? Last year, almost 11,500 UK students were in the US for their studies. Aisling Smith, originally from the Isle of Lewis, tells us about being a student at a university in the American Midwest.

Live review: Bastille have no flaws

Last night (7 February), Source HQ headed down to the O2 Academy, to see Bastille play their second Glasgow show on their Still Avoiding Tomorrow? tour.

Get ahead in nursing at UWS

UWS is the largest provider of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland; their graduates and staff are making an immense contribution to improving the health of the nation and are also making their mark across the world to improve health and wellbeing internationally.

University Interview: what to expect

As if the university application process wasn’t daunting enough, some courses require you to go to an interview to secure your place. But don’t worry, we’ve got your back, to help make your interview process as stress-free as possible.

Live Review: The Wombats take Glasgow back to 1996

The Wombats are back to bring us songs about heartbreak, making mistakes and…lemonade? No, we’re not talking about these adorable things. It’s been nearly two years since Liverpool indie rockers The Wombats headlined a gig in Glasgow, so it was only fitting they started their latest tour here. The show at the O2 Academy kicks […]