By Layla Maguire Climate change has become one of the most crucial factors in the UK’s voting behaviours in this year’s general election, with thousands currently campaigning in the COP25 climate change talks in Madrid since 2 December. Professor Sandy … Continue reading How important is Climate Change to UK voters?
by Rebecca Weinberg Scottish universities receive 10% of their research income from the EU, according to a report by the Scottish Government. The EU’s Horizon 2020 research project is an integral part of Scottish academia, allowing Scottish universities to collaborate with researchers from other EU countries on groundbreaking projects across a variety of subjects. However, the looming shadow of Brexit is putting Scotland’s academic research community at risk. UWS News spoke to Graham Jeffery, a reader in Arts and Media at the University of the West of Scotland, about Brexit’s effect on EU-funded research in Scotland. “I was involved … Continue reading Brexit’s effect on EU-funded research programmes
By Ryan Brown On the day of Ayr United ’s managerial interviews, goalkeeper Ellis Hare-Reid was full of praise for interim boss Sandy Stewart as the club look to fill a permanent post. Owner Lachlan Cameron had a six man … Continue reading Sandy Stewart backed for permanent Ayr United job
By Jack Ewing Speaking a short time ago from a factory in Stoke, Theresa May warned MP’s both no deal and no Brexit would be “Damaging and Catastrophic”, as she urged MP’s to back her deal. Theresa May called on … Continue reading BREAKING: Theresa May warns: “Parliament paralysis more likely to lead to no Brexit rather than no Deal”
Stars take to the Scottish capital to watch premiere of new historical film. Mary Queen of Scots star Saoirse Ronan is one of the many famous names expected to attend the Scottish film’s premiere at Edinburgh Castle tonight. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is also on the list along with Scottish actors Jack Lowden, James McArdle and comedienne Karen Dunbar who also appears in the movie. Director Josie Rourke and producer Tim Bevan are also expected to attend the first Scottish screening of the historical drama, which conveys the story of the two rival queens. Irish actress Saoirse Ronan, who rose … Continue reading Mary, Queen of the Screen.
A recent report from the Universities and Colleges Union proposed a new system in which students in England, Wales & Northern Ireland would only be able to apply for higher education the day after receiving their exam results. This is … Continue reading Report to Help Students make Better Choices
BY FIONA MACKIE KEIRA Knightley has called out Disney for teaching young girls to wait for a Prince to come to their rescue. Banning her daughter from watching Cinderella and The Little Mermaid, Knightley said recently in an interview with … Continue reading Should Original Disney Films Be Banned?
By Brodie Gettins TODAY marks the last day for the public to participate in the UK government’s consultation of the Gender Recognition Act 2004. The consultation at Westminster opened in July this year, after being stalled due to transphobic media … Continue reading CLOSING DATE FOR UK GENDER RECOGNITION ACT CONSULTATION
By Gregor Hynds Just over five years ago, Belgium captain Vincent Kompany remembers when he first encounter the kid that would go on to captain Scotland against him last Friday. On his last trip to Glasgow in 2013,Kompany and his … Continue reading Kompany: “It’s great to see him do well”
By Dane McBeth For many at UWS it’s the first day of term with first year and returning students beginning classes. For students who are part of the Erasmus programme (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) … Continue reading UWS Welcomes Record Number of ERASMUS Students Despite Brexit Fears