‘Erase the Grey’ Campaign Arrives at City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College has teamed up with Glasgow Caledonian University to help spread awareness about their gender-based violence campaign #erasethegrey. Large poster boards have been placed on the second floor of the City Campus calling out common excuses used to downplay assaults and abusive behaviour. ‘Erase The Grey’ was launched in 2019 by Glasgow Caledonian University as a way to spread knowledge and awareness … Continue reading ‘Erase the Grey’ Campaign Arrives at City of Glasgow College

GlasGLOW Tackles the Climate Crisis

This year’s GlasGLOW event took inspiration from the COP26 conference happening on the other side of the city and donned a climate change theme. The event has been successfully running for three years in Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens. The theme is presented to guests via metaphors and imagery. Loudspeakers announce that you are a reporter sent to investigate the disappearance of ‘Gloop Corp’s’ CEO and what … Continue reading GlasGLOW Tackles the Climate Crisis

Animal Rights Activists Stage Protest in City Centre

George Square was the home of multiple demonstrations as Extinction Rebellion, Farm Animal Rights Movement and Animal Rebellion took to the streets to protest environmental change. Farm Animal Rights Movement, the oldest animal rights organisation in America descended to Glasgow to spread awareness about the exploitation of animals and the impact it has on the planet. The group is also passionate about reducing reliance on … Continue reading Animal Rights Activists Stage Protest in City Centre

How Glasgow University Is Tackling Eco-Friendly Periods

The University of Glasgow’s Queen Margaret Union (QMU) was one of the first student unions in Scotland to provide free environmentally friendly menstrual products to all students. Products include menstrual cups, biodegradable pads and tampons, reusable pads, and even latex free condoms. They’re also providing pamphlets with instructions on how to use these products safely and correctly. Sustainable hygiene methods for those that menstruate have … Continue reading How Glasgow University Is Tackling Eco-Friendly Periods

Police Scotland Set To Target Drunk And Drug Driving

From the 23rd-29th of August Police Scotland intend on cracking down on drivers travelling under the influence. Police Scotland has revealed that in July alone they conducted 75 roadside drugs tests and 427 roadside breath tests. These tests resulted in 156 drink and drug related traffic offences being reported. Police Scotland said: “We have sadly seen time and time again that people are willing to … Continue reading Police Scotland Set To Target Drunk And Drug Driving

16-17 Year Olds In Scotland Set To Receive Covid Jab

From the 6th of August all 16 and 17 year-olds can register for their first COVID jag. If young people don’t sign up to have their vaccine they will be sent an invitation through the post. Those living in the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland will be contacted via their local health board. Youngsters can also make use of drop in clinics to receive their … Continue reading 16-17 Year Olds In Scotland Set To Receive Covid Jab