Uni students not taking classes but assisting at trinity academy!

by Zuzana Martinkova The claim that students from Edinburgh University are being drafted in to teach maths at Trinity Academy is false, according to Councillor Ian Perry.   City of Edinburgh Council have today clarified that both the Scotsman and the Evening news articles that suggested that students will be taking classes give the readers misconceptions.   After two failed advertisements to fill two vacancies … Continue reading Uni students not taking classes but assisting at trinity academy!

Are NHS Canteens contributing to Scottish obesity crisis?

By Olivia Armstrong PUBLIC health expert Dr Drew Walker has accused the National Health Service of promoting obesity in its canteens although a Scottish dietician has said the problem is bigger than this one issue. Giving evidence to the committee as a representative of the Scottish Directors of Public Health Network, Dr Walker, said: “In far too many hospitals in Scotland, one of the first … Continue reading Are NHS Canteens contributing to Scottish obesity crisis?

Celtic and The Champions League; A Chemical Romance

By Christopher Duffy AS THE curtain closed on yet another European adventure for Celtic last night, it is already time for manager Brendan Rodgers to start building towards next season’s gruelling set of Champions League qualifying rounds. Rodgers has already spoken about the possibility of using the January transfer window, if the right players become available, in order to let new players adapt to the club … Continue reading Celtic and The Champions League; A Chemical Romance

Students Favourite Scottish Attractions

By Amy McGhee THERE are many different attractions all over Scotland which have intrigued tourists and locals, however just what places of interest intrigue Scotland’s students the most. Edinburgh Castle It is perhaps the most well-known landmark in Scotland’s capital city and the one tourists think of  when they think of Scotland so it’s not hard to see why 1,568,508 visitors paid a trip to the … Continue reading Students Favourite Scottish Attractions

One Christmas: three celebrations around the world

By Ada Adamczak CHRISTMAS is a very special occasion for everyone,  does not matter whether you are religious or not but it can be celebrated very differently in different countries. UWSnewsroom takes a trip around the world to have a look at some festive traditions and celebrations: SAUDI ARABIA: Even though it is a Muslim country Hannah Delbridge and her family have no problems celebrating Christmas. There is no snow and … Continue reading One Christmas: three celebrations around the world

Christmas is coming to the GFT with a festive movie marathon

By Olivia Armstrong GLASGOW Film Theatre are soon to begin their festive film season with multiple showings of holiday classics including everyone’s favourite It’s A Wonderful Life. Festive comedies Elf and Gremlins will also be screened as well as Christmas classic Die Hard with Bruce Willis and the late and great Alan Rickman. It’s a Wonderful Life, directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart, has … Continue reading Christmas is coming to the GFT with a festive movie marathon

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Scotland

By Amy McGhee AS CHRISTMAS approaches, there are many different attractions enticing people to join in the Christmas spirit and one of the most popular highlights of the festive period are Christmas markets. Christmas markets originated in Germany in the late Middle Ages before they spread across Europe and the oldest running market is the Christkindelsmarik in Strasbourg, France, which boasts an impressive 300 stalls. From … Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Scotland

Glasgow City look to overcome Euro deficit

Chris Doyle Celtic are not the only team from Glasgow experiencing Champions League football this season as Glasgow City prepare to face Swedish outfit, Eskilstuna on Thursday night at Excelsior Stadium in Airdrie. Facing a 1-0 deficit from the first leg, Glasgow City hope to progress to the last 16 of the competition. Chairperson, Carol Anne Stewart is optimistic of progressing to the next stage, … Continue reading Glasgow City look to overcome Euro deficit