East-coast born Laura has set up camp in Glasgow to study for her postgrad in Digital Journalism at Strathclyde Uni. Her favourite things include books, food, and charity shops.

On your marks, get set… Sport!

Scotland is going to be sports mad this summer. With the Commonwealth Games, Wimbledon and the Fifa World Cup around the corner, if you aren’t in a sporty, competitive mood right now, you soon will be. Over the summer holidays there’s a number of activities to get involved with. From the high profile games like […]

Travel the world… in just a few months!

Whether you’re at school where the summer holidays stretch to six weeks, you’ve got a a whopping three months of summer at university or you’ve just left education and not sure what to do next, why not get involved in a mini gap year project abroad? Laura Redpath takes a look at some of the best short-term gap options that the […]

A tea-rrific business idea…

When bubble tea arrived in London from Taiwan, Britain’s capital was instantly hooked. Never one to miss an opportunity, last autumn, May Gem Tan and her brother Liam brought the refreshment north of the border to Glasgow. Laura Redpath caught up with May Gem, 25, to find out how she got her city centre-based business running, and what it is […]

REVIEW: Example – The Garage, Glasgow

Example The Garage, Glasgow, 15/3/14 When it comes to gigs, the audience tends to spilt into three distinct groups. First come the ‘bar lot’ who can be found, well, at the bar, nodding along to the music. Second come those who hover by the walls in an attempt to avoid the dreaded pit-circle, and last, […]

Source Loves… My Mad Fat Diary

E4’s My Mad Fat Diary follows 16-year-old Rae Earl after being discharged from her four month stay at a psychiatric hospital. During the first series, which aired in January last year, Rae documented her struggles in a diary where she touched viewers with her bitter-sweet honesty. The programme returned to E4 on Monday and we […]

REVIEW: You Me At Six – Cavalier Youth

Once upon a time, boys with floppy fringes and a passion for singing about how much they hated their ex-girlfriend dominated Myspace alongside solemn-looking selfies and the infamous internet term “pc 4 pc”. Amidst this trend, five boys known as You Me At Six uploaded a song called Save It For The Bedroom which got […]

Source Loves… The Undateables

For some, dating is pretty much a taboo topic and is never discussed outwith close friendship circles. For others, it’s more of a game where cards, or hearts, are held close to the chest in order to keep bluffers and cheats at arms length. But for a group of individuals – some of whom Channel […]

Why you should… Join a Club at University

Going to uni isn’t all about writing essays and taking advantage of the union’s student-friendly prices. It’s about finding out who you are, making friends for life, and gaining skills that enable you to excel after graduating – and the hundreds of clubs and societies available at your university will do exactly this.  With the […]

The Essential Prelim Playlist

Music can bring energy to the dullest of moments, but playing it while studying can be distracting – mostly because you can end up singing along to all your favourite tracks. Lyrics are the ultimate attention diverters when we’re trying to concentrate, but it’s no fun sitting in silence for hours on end with no […]