Ayr United Vs Inverness Caledonian Thistle

Angus Hyde UWS News After a stunning victory away at Tannadice on Friday, Ian McCall’s Ayr United look to extend their lead at the top of the Scottish Championship as they host Inverness CT at Somerset park. The Honest Men pulled out a top-drawer performance against Dundee United, slapping the home side 5-0 in the highly anticipated game, putting even more pressure on the east-coast … Continue reading Ayr United Vs Inverness Caledonian Thistle

CEO of Edinburgh Fringe Festival “blown away” by UWS students

By Amy Cassidy 26thNovember 2018   When the inspiring become inspired: Performance students at UWS took centre stage at the Inspiring Women Event last week to perform a thought-provoking contemporary piece about Brexit, in front of an audience that included Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and keynote speaker at the event. Shona told her audience when she started to speak that … Continue reading CEO of Edinburgh Fringe Festival “blown away” by UWS students

“Redressing this Historical Imbalance”-Dave King

By Gregor Hynds After finishing fourth in their most recent season, Rangers women have been giving a huge backing by the board and by Chairman Dave King.   King announced at Rangers annual AGM meeting two days ago that the board are planning to invest into the women’s team. King himself said a huge part of the reasoning for more invest is to “redress this … Continue reading “Redressing this Historical Imbalance”-Dave King

Top Academic – US Football Needs a Pyramid System

By Fraser Clarke US football academic and historian Professor David Kilpatrick believes that American soccer has to embrace a pyramid system in order to halt a worrying drop in participation rates. Speaking at Hampden Park during the ‘Football Collective‘ conference, the New York Cosmos club historian said: “I think having a pyramid system would open everything up, I think it would incentivise things. “Right now … Continue reading Top Academic – US Football Needs a Pyramid System

Football Collective Conference 2018 Opens

By Chris Macmillan THE Football Collective 2018 conference is underway at Scotland’s national stadium and promises two days of academic insight into every form of football. The theme for the conference at Hampden Park is that of ‘challenging the narrative’, and in line with such a theme, the conference was opened with an opening presentation from keynote speaker Solvejg Wolfers, a PhD candidate currently exploring … Continue reading Football Collective Conference 2018 Opens

Public Health approach to Drug and Alcohol Strategy

by Erin Kearns Scotland’s first drug and alcohol strategy in a decade aims to treat the issue as a public health concern rather than a criminal justice one. Joe Fitzpatrick, SNP MSP and Scottish Public Health Minister, in a document published  this morning, has said that he has combined his strategy for both drug and alcohol misuse because they had many solutions in common. Figures … Continue reading Public Health approach to Drug and Alcohol Strategy

Netflix Giant to Adapt Beloved Roald Dahl Books into Movies

BY FIONA MACKIE NETFLIX announced yesterday on Twitter that the online streaming service will be remaking Roald Dahl’s best known books in animation form. This will include well – known favourites Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, along with The BFG, George’s Marvellous Medicine, and The Twits. Roald Dahl is still incredibly popular with his works today, despite his last book Esio Trot being … Continue reading Netflix Giant to Adapt Beloved Roald Dahl Books into Movies