Staying safe in the sun during festival season

Scotland is officially experiencing a heatwave and while we might not be used to the big ball of fire in the sky, one thing’s for sure – it won’t be getting the best of us during festival season.

Top five live music venues in Glasgow

The weekend is coming up and you’re out of ideas about where to spend your Friday and Saturday night. Don’t worry! How about a live music café? After all, nothing goes better with great food than quality music.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Reaching Out

On the occasion of the #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, it is good to celebrate the hard work of those who understand the struggle and are willing to contribute to the well-being of others.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Stress

This week it’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) but mental health affects people all year round. We’ve talked about opening up when you’re struggling with your mental health and about body image.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Opening Up

We're incredibly sad to hear about Scott from @frabbits Our thoughts are with all those closest. He spoke openly about his depression and we have no doubt that helped so many people across Scotland, and the rest of the world in understanding their own feelings. If you're struggling you can speak to @Samaritanscharity anytime on […]

Superdrug apprenticeships

Not knowing what you’re going to do once you leave school can be daunting and university or college isn’t for everyone.

Take back conTROLL

Kelly McGurk, 29, was humiliated after her ex-boyfriend, Jamie Leitch sent private images and video which spread to dozens of people sharing them. 

What to do in your summer holidays

Exams start today and it might feel like they’ll last forever, but in just over a month the worst will be over and you’ll be free for summer. I know, we can’t wait either.

Time to unwind

Exam season is a stress-fest – no two ways about it, but you don’t have to let it get to you. Here’s seven ways to help you keep exam tension at bay. 

Keeping young love safe

There’s nothing more thrilling than your first relationship. But how much do you really know about spotting signs of abuse?

Travel, teach, and earn money by doing TEFL on your gap year

If you’re interested in travel and want to get paid for it, you should consider teaching English overseas. It’s a great way to see the world, make money and boost your CV. We talk to TEFL Org UK about what’s on offer. There are paid and voluntary positions available all over the globe; from central and South America […]

Your ultimate guide to exam revision

With exams fast approaching, if you’ve never had to revise for anything more serious than a class test, there’s a good chance you’re bricking it right now.

Review: Love, Simon

As part of the Glasgow Film Festival 2018, we watched Love, Simon, a comedy drama based on the 2015 novel Simon vs the Homo-Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. 

The Big Interview: Julia Michaels

Breathy vocals, slow beats, raw lyrics with simple chord changes… Issues was one of the major anthems of 2017 that struck a chord with its honesty.

REVIEW: Mae Martin at Glasgow Comedy Festival

Mae is startlingly confident – she holds the room effortlessly and at the end of the show, you want to be her best friend. You’ll certainly never look at Bette Midler the same way again. 

Having a Laugh with Larry Dean

Stand-up comedian Larry Dean chats about taking his show Fandan back to his native Glasgow and how he started his comedy training in school.

The Psychedelic and Free-Wheelin’ Turbowolf

Turbowolf is a band hard to pin down. Musically they’ve been called everything from metal to rock to punk to psychedelia and the band’s always changing sound is what has gained them a devoted fanbase.

Introducing… Lewis Capaldi

He played a sold-out gig at the iconic King Tut’s before he’d even released a single, performed in front of a massive crowd at last year’s TRNSMT, and he spent an epic month-long writing and recording trip in the States