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.

REVIEW: Tom Odell – O2 Academy, Glasgow

Tom Odell Support: Wildflowers/Josef Salvat O2 Academy, Glasgow, 16/10/13 Taking to the stage in a crisp white shirt, the eagerly awaited Tom Odell was welcomed with an unprompted cheer from the cocktail of people gathered in Glasgow’s o2 Academy. Tom’s opening number – Grow Old With Me, taken from debut album Long Way Down – […]

INTERVIEW: Frank Hamilton

Laura Redpath caught up with singer-songwriter Frank Hamilton after his recent Glasgow show…   Hi Frank. For Source readers who aren’t familiar with your work, tell us a bit about yourself… I’m from a small town called St Ives near Cambridge, which is not be confused with the town of the same name in Cornwall! […]

Source loves… Downton Abbey

After a nine month wait, Downton Abbey is finally back on the small screen – there really isn’t a better way to spend a Sunday night than on the couch with tea and biscuits, inhaling the fabulous fashions and splendid story-lines of our favourite period drama. Set six months after the tragic death of Matthew […]

A Break From Routine: 2 Years in South Korea

When the final year of my undergrad degree arrived, I was totally clueless when it came to deciding which road to take. The exit sign pointed in two different directions: full-time employment or postgraduate study. Having sat exams annually since the age of 15, I felt pretty unmotivated by a postgrad and although employment seemed like a sensible […]

REVIEW: Frank Hamilton – The Arches, Glasgow

Frank Hamilton The Arches, Glasgow 21/09/2013  While standing subdued during support acts, the female-dominated audience was spurred into a chorus of screams and wolf-whistles as Frank Hamilton took his place on stage.  Being likened to The Streets’ frontman Frank Skinner is just one of the compliments the folk-indie singer has been been paid by the […]

Life After Freshers’ Week: Getting Started on Your Course

We trust freshers’ week lived up to your expectations and you’ve made some new friends to spend your uni days with but, with the festivities subsiding it’s time to get started on your chosen course. Uni operates a little differently from school and you’ll be expected to work more independently than you have in the […]

New Semester Resolutions

With summer drawing to a close, us students will no doubt be starting to plan the dreaded budget and the thought of giving up the luxuries we enjoyed over summer can heartbreaking. But by following these ‘new semester resolutions’ you can still save money without having to sacrifice the things you love… 1 )Walk more […]

A Fresher’s Guide to Flat Politics

Your first flatmates at uni often become the first friends you make on your new adventure – but if things go wrong, you may end up with an unwanted arch-enemy. To stop World War III breaking out, here are some simple solutions to the most frequent flat frictions.   Problem: Household supplies Undoubtedly one or […]

Off the beaten career path

When you study law at university, your career is usually pretty much set in stone. You’ll graduate, complete your diploma, become qualified and that’s it. You’re on your way to becoming partner or opening your own law firm. Dee Ripoll, on the other hand, became a qualified lawyer in 2011 and had no intention of […]