Fresher’s Week: What I wish I’d known

Two weeks before I moved to Glasgow, my parents went on holiday without me for the first time. I took this as a challenge – a test run before the real thing. I learned how to use the washing machine and even attempted to iron some things, but nothing prepared me for the experience known […]

Club Spotlight : Surfing! Meet people on your wavelength at uni

Starting uni and wondering what club to join for after-lecture fun? We’ve got a few ideas up our sleeves. This week, we shine the spotlight on the surf club… With weather like this, you’ll want to drop everything and jump on the next train to the coast. So why not learn a new sport to […]

A note from the editor: a new look for Source

Hello! *waves awkwardly* It’s been a while since I gave you an update of the goings on at Source HQ, so what better time than now, as myself and the rest of the team try and get some work done after ODing on pizza over lunchtime? If you’re lucky enough to have teachers and lecturers […]

The 5 personalities of Instagram

Spend half your life on Instagram? Us too. (At @source.magazine in case you were wondering.) If you’re as into liking the pics of strangers as us, chances are you’ve come across these interesting characters as your scroll your life away… The Supportive Friend Probably your flatmate who gives you the obligatory like 2 seconds after […]

#GrowingUpScottish: the best bits

Scotland rocks. We’ve got some of the most beautiful landscapes, best people, strangest traditions, most incredible bands and enough amazing stories to last us for years – and it would seem that social media agrees. For the last 24 hours, the hashtag #GrowingUpScottish has been trending on Twitter, as Scots far and wide recall the […]

Which summer cliché are you?

The holidays are well underway, which means our social media feeds are full to bursting with holiday snaps from our 852 closest friends. From the abundance of hotdog legs on perfect beaches on Instagram to Snapchat updates of selfies with reality stars in Marbs, summer’s well and truly here. While we all think we’re highly […]

Student-friendly cooking

You get the shock of your life when you no longer have Chef Mum dishing up your dinner every night after school, but the classic combination takeaways, instant noodles and coffee is not the diet of kings. Cooking is a pretty handy skill to have – and, as Jamie Oliver once said, anyone can learn […]

The good and bad of social media

Today is Social Media Day! Yeah, really. That’s a thing. Mashable launched #SMDay back in 2010 (the same year Instagram launched, fact fans), and now in its sixth year, there are events taking place all over the shop to celebrate the wonder of all thing social media. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, Vine, Flickr, Tumblr, […]

Five rising British stars at Wimbledon 2015

The UK’s favourite summer sporting event returns today, as we hold our breath once again in hope that Andy Murray will lift the pineapple-topped trophy at Wimbledon as he did on that roasting day on 7 July 2013. While Murray might be the UK’s best hope of winning any silverware this year, we look to the […]