Students get mentally healthy

The buzz about caring for our mental health is only getting bigger since World Mental Health Day (10 October). Now Glasgow Clyde College and SAMH have launched a Mentally Healthy College Community. The initiative was announced earlier this year, and in just four months, over 200 college staff have been trained to support the mental […]

Glasgow is not affordable for students

Setting off to university in Glasgow this year? Well, get saving team. The Royal Bank of Scotland student living index discovered that Glasgow is the least affordable city in the UK for students. Expensive It just so happens to also be one of the best student cities out there too. The study revealed that Glasgow […]

Students should stop worrying about work

Students and their families are being encouraged to stop getting “too fixated” on finding a job after university by the former head of UCAS, Mary Curnock Cook. Speaking with The Telegraph in her final interview before stepping down as the head of UCAS at the end of this month, Curnock Cook believed that focusing on […]

InterRailing is overrated – here’s how to travel Europe

Every student should know exactly what InterRailing is but, if you don’t, it’s essentially travelling around countries in Europe with a train ticket. Lots of people will tell you that inter-railing is the best and cheapest way to see more of the world as a student – but that’s just not true. InterRailing tickets can […]

Tips to battle homesickness

You’re all moved in and the term is in full swing but for some reason your ideal uni life isn’t falling perfectly into place as planned and you’re feeling a bit fed up! Flatmates can become pests, uni workloads can pile up and after one too many smoke alarm encounters you can discover that the […]

Five for friday : Fresher’s Events in Glasgow

Speed-mating! Don’t worry – it’s not what you think! One big worry for new students is finding new pals at uni, but luckily most institutions have scheduled friend-finding speed-dating style sessions into fresher’s week for you to get to know new people. You will have a few minutes to exchange pleasantries/jokes/numbers and win people’s friendship […]