Top 5 activities to do in Glasgow

November is drawing to a close, if you’re a fresher studying in Glasgow you can no doubt look back fondly on two months packed full of making friends, wild nights out, numerous alcoholic beverages, countless noodles and beans on toast and maybe a couple of hours of actual studying.

How to leave your summer job

As the summer holidays come to an end (cry), you might be starting to think about your summer job and, more specifically, how to leave.

University: Preparing for higher education

Leaving home to start university or college can be stressful. You have to do your own washing (what?!), make new friends and try not to get lost on your way to class. We’ve rounded up our top tips to prepare you for higher education.

Top 10 money making degrees

Debates over the cost of tuition in England are ongoing and while we are fortunate to receive free tuition, it’s hard not to wonder what will make you the most money.

5 places for Glasgow freshers to visit this week

As Freshers Week comes to a close, the excitement of starting uni, maybe even moving to a new city, is starting to wear off. But just because classes start next week, it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Here are a few student loan-friendly ways to spend your free time in Glasgow, if you’re […]

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 […]

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.

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.

Welcome to Jerry’s Open House

Sailor Jerry is known and loved by many across the world. From the rum drinkers to the tattoo fans, and everyone in the middle, Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins has brought art, music and some serious style to the masses.

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

The Americans hit Glasgow

Originally from Los Angeles, The Americans are an old school rock n’ roll band with a distinctly contemporary feel.

Hitting the road with Aleem

In under a year Chicago based singer songwriter, Aleem has made big waves in the music industry. Not only has he toured with some of the biggest names in pop – Little Mix anyone?

Grab your tier-one TRNSMT tickets fast

As the dark, cold winter days seem to drag on forever it’s normal to start dreaming about summer. Hopefully the sun (possibly) will make an appearance as beer gardens open up and that means only one thing. Festival season is about to start – enter TRNSMT. Glasgow’s answer to Glastonbury, TRNSMT was a roaring success […]

Turns out Rabbie Burns is one of us

Today people across Scotland will be stuffing their faces with haggis and probably indulging in a dram or two – it’s only right on Robert Burns Day.

Lily Allen is here to make Glasgow smile

Glasgow is pulling all the big names in for gigs this year. We recently revealed that pop royalty Britney Spears is heading to Glasgow, and now LDN gal, Lily Allen, has announced some intimate shows.

Figuring it out with Royal Blood

Ben Thatcher (left) and Mike Kerr Partying with purple painted toenails and dreams of driving a Rolls Royce – there’s more to Royal Blood than electrifying rock songs.

Freshers’ Week: Useful contacts

Whether you’re transporting yourself to a brand new city or staying put in your home town, freshers’ week is a really exciting time. You’re finding your feet, meeting new people, exploring an exciting new life – there’s nothing quite like it! But you might come up against a few challenges during your first year as […]

Freshers’ food: mastering the basics of the kitchen

Moving away from home for college or uni means you’ll be learning a lot of more than introduction to psychologic and molecular biology. There’s a lot of ‘life skills’ you’ll have to master too. Sorting your washing, contemplating ironing (then realising it’s easier to just hang things up carefully), making your own doctors appointments, remembering to lock […]

How to make the most of Freshers’ week

So you’ve met your conditions, your place in halls is secured and you already feel like you’re swamped with reading lists. But before classes start, you have to navigate the infamous Freshers’ week. To make it a little less daunting, we’ve compiled some helpful advice that we wish we’d known as fresh-faced 17-year-olds stepping foot […]

A letter to my first-year self…

Dear Saskia, First of all, congrats on getting into university. I know this is something you’ve wanted for a long time, so you must be very proud of yourself. I am writing to you because going to university can be tough, and unfortunately, I know it will be tough for you, so I hope this […]