By Alice Liana Galli The Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warns that coronavirus advice “shouldn’t be seen as optional” but as a set of rules to be followed by everyone. That includes young people who she says are showing “sense of invincibility” during the ongoing pandemic. The warning follows the rise of the Scottish death-toll to 14 from Covid-19. Speaking on BBC radio Scotland Good morning Scotland programme earlier today, Nicola Sturgeon declared that the rules put in place by the Scottish Government are the key to slowing down the spread of the virus and reduce its peak impact, and … Continue reading Facing Covid-19 while young and "Invincible"
By Nora Garcia ”I think that the University should be able to figure something out. I hope they will, but I just don’t know.”. ”I’m afraid because I’m only in this country for one and a half year VISA, so … Continue reading MA Broadcast Journalism students facing campus restrictions as COVID-19 spreads
By Nora Garcia The UWS Ayr Campus advised last Friday for their students ‘’not to attend campuses from the 16th of March’’ as a consequence of the spread of the coronavirus. After that announcement, UWS International students started to get … Continue reading UWS Ayr Campus international students returning to their countries as COVID-19 spreads
by Ryan Brown After the government’s move to bring forward a ban on diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040 to 2035, is the country ready for a switch to electric? With the UK aiming to emit zero carbon by 2050, … Continue reading Is Scotland ready for the electric car?
by Rebecca Weinberg Members of a Glasgow group are continuing their campaign to fight off privatisation of the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens – alongside ensuring its rejuvenation. Friends of the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens (FPPWG) began their investigation … Continue reading Campaign against privatisation of Glasgow museum continues
By Magdalena Szczepanczyk Scotland: the land of lochs, glens and fairy-tale castles. Young people are becoming less and less aware each year of the beauty that Scotland has to offer and choose to visit places abroad instead. According to The … Continue reading Young People on the Discovery of Scottish Beauty
By Magdalena Szczepanczyk When thinking of swimming in a lake, ocean or the sea, winter is probably not the first season you immediately think of. When the outdoor temperature drops down below 5 degrees and all you want to do … Continue reading Braving the Cold… Winter Swimming in Scotland
by Darren Gibson The amount of homelessness assistance applications made in Glasgow increased by 11 per cent between January and September 2019, new government figures have revealed. There were 5,873 applications made during that time period, an increase of 599 … Continue reading Rise in applications for Glasgow homelessness assistance
By Lewis McLeod Rainbow six siege player Jack ‘Doki’ Robertson was banned from competitive play by Ubisoft and ESL for ‘severe toxicity’, This happened back in October and his ban will run until April 2nd. The moment he was banned … Continue reading Scottish Esports player opens up after ban
by Rebecca Weinberg A staggering £533.6 million worth of loans were authorised by SAAS in 2018 – 2019, according to a report by Audit Scotland. As 505,800 individuals still had outstanding debt in April 2019, UWS News spoke to various … Continue reading The reality of student loans – students’ experiences