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University of Glasgow: 2016 Year in Review
 
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Thanks to everyone for a World Changing 2016 at UofG! 🎉 #UofGWorldChangers
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Graduations summer 2015 at the University of Glasgow.
 
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Take a look at some of the special moments captured as part of this year’s graduations. Congratulations to all our new graduate world changers!
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UofG Christmas Mannequin Challenge
 
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Wishing you a fun and festive holiday season! Lots of Love, UofG xox
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University of Glasgow Announces Tower Helter Skelter
 
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We're thrilled to announce the true purpose of the University of Glasgow’s iconic tower construction work - to create the world’s first helter skelter inside a listed building! For months, construction crews have worked in total secrecy inside the 279-foot-tall tower, to install a state-of-the-art helter skelter which will be open to the public from the end of April. Nearly half a kilometre of tightly twisting slide is packed into the historic tower, and we hope it'll attract visitors from around the world. http://www.gla.ac.uk/news/headline_453752_en.html
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Hao: Problems with living in Scotland
 
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Moving to Scotland to study a Masters at the University of Glasgow! First impressions of the city, and a few problems… www.glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife
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Unearthing the Cochno Stone
 
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The UofG archaeology team is unearthing the most important Neolithic cup and ring marked rock art panel in Europe - on the edge of a housing estate in Clydebank near Glasgow. The Cochno Stone, dating back to 3000BC is being fully excavated for the first time since it was buried in 1965 to protect it from vandalism.
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UofG Spring Walk Through
 
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We're taking advantage of the summer weather today! Join us for a campus walk, starting at the North front of the uni, through the quads and cloisters, ending at the South side flag pole. Let us know what your favourite spot on campus is in the comments below. ☀️
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World Changing Glasgow
 
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/ Apply to Glasgow and benefit from: :: Studying at a world top 100 University named Scottish University of the Year 2018* :: 600+ degree programmes offering choice and flexibility :: 4 years study for the price of 3 :: A guaranteed offer at our standard entrance requirements :: An extensive range of study abroad opportunities as part of your degree *Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 The University of Glasgow, changing the world since 1451. https://www.gla.ac.uk/
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Future World Changers - University of Glasgow students celebrate their graduation.
 
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University of Glasgow students celebrate their graduation with friends and family in the inspiring surroundings of the Gilbert Scott Building and quadrangles and wonder what their future will hold. www.glasgow.ac.uk/undergraduate
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Exploring Sustainable Energy on the Isle of Eigg
 
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Masters student Somesh has an ambition to bring sustainable energy to remote villages in his home country of India. For inspiration, we took him to a Scottish island that is completely off the grid and generates its own electricity. Somesh is a UofG Future World Changer. Discover his story: http://ow.ly/FvqL30j3lQL #UofGWorldChangers
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Accommodation options for University of Glasgow students
 
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Mint shows us three accommodation options for University of Glasgow students. For more information on University of Glasgow accommodation, check out: https://www.glasgow.ac.uk/accommodation Study at UofG: https://www.glasgow.ac.uk/study
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Computer Science Education at the University of Glasgow
 
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Our approach to Computer Science Education at Glasgow www.glasgow.ac.uk/computing
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Ellie: 3 life hacks for studying at UofG
 
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How to eat more cheaply, take effective notes at lectures, and find the best view at the University of Glasgow…by the time you’re in fourth year, you know all of the secrets. www.glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife
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Arts & Humanities in the city of Glasgow
 
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Some of our students tell us why Glasgow is a great city to study Arts & Humanities. The University of Glasgow, changing the world since 1451. https://www.gla.ac.uk/
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How to survive Glasgow weather
 
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I've come from Thailand to study in Glasgow. Here are my four tips to help you survive the weather here! https://www.glasgow.ac.uk/study
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Dissection of a Sand Fly Gut
 
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Sand flies transmit the Leishmania parasite which causes the disease Leishmaniasis. A disease that causes painful and disfiguring lesions in the skin and can be fatal if it affects the major organs of the body. Millions are at risk and current treatments can have dangerous side effects. Scientists at the Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology are studying the transmission of this parasite to understand its complex lifecycle in more detail, in the hope that this will lead to safer treatments. The Leishmania parasite develops into human infective forms in the gut of the sand fly. In order to study this important stage of the lifecycle, the gut of the sand fly must be removed and studied in greater detail. In this short film, Dr Hector Diaz Albiter demonstrates how the gut of the sand fly is removed in a delicate and highly skilled procedure. http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/wtcmp/
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University of Glasgow: A Christmas Surprise
 
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Every year, some of our students don't get to see their families over the holidays; so we threw them a Christmas party...with a surprise they'd never forget. Merry Christmas everyone!
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Dissection of a Kissing Bug  and Chagas Disease
 
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Dissection of a Kissing Bug (full edit) - The video features Dr Hector Diaz Albiter of the Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology discussing Chagas Disease and dissecting a kissing bug – the insect vector of this disease. http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/wtcmp/ The University of Glasgow, changing the world since 1451. https://www.gla.ac.uk/
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Chloe: How to find calm in Glasgow
 
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Stressed in the city? UofG psychology student Chloe Walsh wants to improve student mental health. Her journey to reduce the stigma of asking for help begins with an exploration of places where you can find calm in the busy city of Glasgow. http://glasgow.ac.uk/worldchangers Recreate Chloe’s day of calm in Glasgow! Tramway and the Hidden Gardens: http://www.tramway.org/ and https://thehiddengardens.org.uk/ Saramago café and bar at the Centre for Contemporary Arts: http://www.cca-glasgow.com/saramago-cafe University of Glasgow cloisters: http://glasgow.ac.uk/explore/visit/attractions/tour/cloisters/ The glasshouse at Glasgow Botanical Gardens: http://www.glasgowbotanicgardens.com/ If you’re struggling with mental health issues, please ask for help. The University’s Counselling and Psychological Service is a useful pathway to support. Other options include Breathing Space, Lifelink and the Samaritans. Your GP can also offer advice. http://glasgow.ac.uk/counselling http://breathingspace.scot/ http://lifelink.org.uk http://www.samaritans.org/
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Making Ammonia to Feed the World - Yalina Poya presenting 2018 3 Minute Thesis Competition
 
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Yalina Poya presenting as part of the 2018 3 Minute Thesis Competition - Making Ammonia to Feed the World. The University of Glasgow, changing the world since 1451. https://www.gla.ac.uk/
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Happy Holidays from #TeamUofG
 
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The University of Glasgow would like to wish you and your loved ones all the very best for this festive season! Thanks to Saltire Beat for the music and their starring roles. http://www.glasgow.ac.uk https://www.saltirebeat.com
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Duncan: One big reason to study marine biology
 
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What's the best thing about studying marine biology at the University of Glasgow? glasgow.ac.uk/study
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The Graduation Ceremony Academic Procession
 
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At the end of the graduation ceremony the academic procession leaves the Bute Hall and circles the east quadrangle before halting at the cloisters.
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Desistance, Identity and Belonging
 
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This short video was recorded for a conference of prison and community chaplains. In it, Professor Fergus McNeill discusses his pathway into studying desistance from crime, his understandings of the issues and processes involved and his assessment of the implications for criminal justice reform. For more information: www.sccjr.ac.uk PolicyScotland website Email: [email protected]
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NEW BOOK REVEALS FRESH PERSPECTIVE ON CULLODEN
 
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Two hundred and seventy years after the defeat of the Jacobites under Bonnie Prince Charlie a ground breaking new book reveals the truth of what really took place on Culloden Moor in 1746. In 'Culloden' Murray Pittock, (Bradley Professor at UofG) has produced a fresh perspective on the last land battle to have taken place in Britain. This book argues that the Jacobites might have lacked men but were professional in the formation they adopted and in the weaponry they used. traditionally badly chosen by Sullivan or by Prince Charles was in fact ow.ly/Vw76302evrb
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The Gifford Lectures in Natural Theology, 2016, lecture 2
 
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The Gifford Lectures in Natural Theology, 2016: The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself. Prof Sean Carroll, Caltech Lecture 2. The Stuff of Which We Are Made: There is much that we don't know about the universe, but there is also much that we do know – and that knowledge includes a set of ingredients and rules that suffices to completely account for the stuff underlying our everyday experience. We are collections of vibrating quantum fields, obeying a set of laws known as the Core Theory. Future discoveries will teach us much about the nature of reality, but the basic picture of the particles and forces that make up you and me is secure. https://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2016/11/23/gifford-lectures-on-natural-theology/ http://www.gla.ac.uk/gifford/
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What's first year like?
 
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What's first year like at the UofG? From Freshers' Week to Reading Week, student vlogger Jonas shares how he found beginning his undergraduate degree in film and television at the University of Glasgow. https://www.glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife
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Illusions, delusions and the brain. A Ramachandran lecture on body image and mind body interactions.
 
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This lecture by Prof. V.S. Ramachandran (University of California, San Diego) will focus on body image and mind body interactions. http://www.glasgow.ac.uk/index.html?refer=guyoutube This year's prestigious University of Glasgow Gifford Lecture Series will feature three talks from V.S. Ramachandran, the Director of the Centre for Brain and Cognition and Distinguished Professor with the Psychology Department and Neurosciences Program at the University of California. Founded in 1887 by the bequest of Lord Gifford, the annual Gifford Lecture Series was established to promote, advance and diffuse the study of Natural Theology in the widest sense of that term. The focus of this series will be 'Body and Mind; Insights from Neuroscience.' Ramachandran said: "Monday's lecture will focus on body image and mind body interactions, while Wednesday's lecture will deal with understanding higher brain functions through studies of synesthesia and other types of intersensory interactions, including discoveries of mirror neurons. I will also touch on the important deeper philosophical implications that surround these subject areas." Dr Susan Stuart, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Glasgow said: "It is our great pleasure that Vilayanur S. Ramachandran has agreed to present the 2012 Gifford lectures at the University of Glasgow. Ramachandran is one of the world's leading neuroscientists; he has been responsible for groundbreaking work in the fields of behavioural neurology and psychophysics. "His work on autism, visual processing, and synaesthesia is truly pioneering and during his career he has carried out marvellous work on understanding and treating phantom limb disorders as well as linking between temporal lobe epilepsy and hyper-religiosity, a field now known as 'neurotheology' or 'spiritual neuroscience'." Biography: V.S. Ramachandran is Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition and Distinguished Professor with the Psychology Department and Neurosciences Program at the University of California, San Diego, and Adjunct Professor of Biology at the Salk Institute. Ramachandran initially trained as a doctor and subsequently obtained a Ph.D. from Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. Ramachandran's early work was on visual perception but he is best known for his experiments in behavioral neurology which, despite their apparent simplicity, have had a profound impact on the way we think about the brain. He has been called "The Marco Polo of neuroscience" by Richard Dawkins and "The modern Paul Broca" by Eric Kandel. In 2005 he was awarded the Henry Dale Medal and elected to an honorary life membership by the Royal Instituion of Great Britain, where he also gave a Friday evening discourse (joining the ranks of Michael Faraday, Thomas Huxley, Humphry Davy, and dozens of Nobel Laureates). His other honours and awards include fellowships from All Souls College, Oxford, and from Stanford University (Hilgard Visiting Professor); the Presidential Lecture Award from the American Academy of Neurology, two honorary doctorates, the annual Ramon Y Cajal award from the International Neuropsychiatry Society, and the Ariens-Kappers medal from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences. In 2003 he gave the annual BBC Reith lectures and was the first physician/psychologist to give the lectures since they were begun by Bertrand Russel in 1949. In 1995 he gave the Decade of the Brain lecture at the 25th annual (Silver Jubilee) meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. In 2010 he delivered the annual Jawaharlal Nehru memorial lecture in New Delhi, India. Most recently the President of India conferred on him the second highest civilian award and honorific title in India, the Padma Bhushan. And TIME magazine named him on their list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Ramachandran has published over 180 papers in scientific journals (including five invited review articles in the Scientific American). He is author of the acclaimed book "Phantoms in the Brain" that has been translated into nine languages and formed the basis for a two part series on Channel Four TV (UK) and a 1 hour PBS special in USA. NEWSWEEK magazine has named him a member of "The Century Club" -- one of the "hundred most prominent people to watch in the next century." He has been profiled in the New Yorker Magazine and appeared on the Charlie Rose Show. His new book, "The Tell Tale Brain" was on the New York Times best-seller list. In addition, Ramachandran has an interest in history and archaeology (see his article on the Indus Valley Code).
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Austerity and the Politics of Money
 
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Mark Blyth Mackenzie Lecture 2015 - Mark Blyth provides a critical assessment of austerity policies across Europe and their effectiveness and impact. http://www.gla.ac.uk/stevensontrust/
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‘The 2017 General Election: What Happened and What Does it Mean?’
 
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John Curtice analyses the results of the 2017 UK General Election as well as the specific patterns and factors at play in Scotland. http://www.gla.ac.uk/stevensontrust/
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Mariana'
 
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An examination of Alfred Tennyson's poem 'Mariana', with accompanying text. This podcast is part of the Poetry Podcast series created by lecturers in English Literature Dr Kirstie Blair & Dr Rhian Williams, University of Glasgow. http://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/victorianliterature/topiccourses/?refer=guyoutube
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Jazzy: Let’s do Freshers’ Week!
 
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Orientation, induction, the Freshers’ Fair, a pirates vs mermaids themed club night…and getting a TeamUofG tattoo. www.glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife
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Hao: embarrassing language mistakes
 
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Moving to a new country to study is exciting, but when English isn't your first language, you may make a few mistakes until you've had some practice! Here are some of my most embarrassing English fails. www.glasgow.ac.uk/international
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Making our world safer
 
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Future world changer Mehwish has an ambition to join the growing number of talented women working to counter terrorism. Read her full story here: glasgow.ac.uk/worldchangers/mehwish #UofGWorldChangers
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Celebrating the life and legacy of David Livingstone
 
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The life and legacy of David Livingstone -- the renowned Scottish explorer, missionary and scientist -- will be celebrated at the University of Glasgow next week. Sir Kenneth Calman, Chancellor of Glasgow University and Chairman of the National Trust for Scotland, will deliver the introductory speech at the biomedical conference. He says: "This year marks the 200th anniversary of Dr Livingstone's birth. The Glasgow University events feature as part of the David Livingstone 200 programme of celebrations taking place across the UK and Africa to commemorate the bicentenary year, with the focus to re-discover the man and the legacy he has given the world. http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/biography/?id=WH0220&type=P
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Ellie: Typical day studying life sciences at the University of Glasgow.
 
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Completing my dissertation. The big hand in moment. Food shopping. And introducing you to my flatmate. Typical day studying life sciences at the University of Glasgow. http://www.glasgow.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/biochemistry/
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The Changing Character of War
 
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Professor Hew Strachan, Chichele Professor of the History of War at Oxford University, addresses the first lecture on global security issues at the University of Glasgow. Global Security (MSc): http://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/globalsecurity/index.html?refer=guyoutube
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The Gifford Lectures in Natural Theology, 2016, lecture 3
 
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The Gifford Lectures in Natural Theology, 2016: The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself. Prof Sean Carroll, Caltech Lecture 3. Layers of Reality: When we look at the world, we don't see individual atoms and particles. The world we see is an image of macroscopic objects and causes. One of the most profound features of reality is that it appears to us in layers – self-contained emergent descriptions at one level are consistent with, but autonomous from, what is going on down below. Different ways of talking about the world reveal fundamentally distinct kinds of concepts, each of which deserves to be called "real" if it accurately captures some part of the bigger picture. https://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2016/11/23/gifford-lectures-on-natural-theology/ http://www.gla.ac.uk/gifford/
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Is Glasgow expensive?
 
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New year, new resolutions...Patrick gives some tips on how to live on a budget in Glasgow. Cost of living guide: https://www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/livinginuk/costofliving/ Study at Glasgow: http://www.glasgow.ac.uk/study Music: https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/track/inspire
Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury
 
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Professor Mona Siddiqui in conversation with then Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams in October 2008, at the University of Glasgow's Bute Hall. www.gla.ac.uk/index.html?refer=guyoutube
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Ellie: Freshers’ Fair time
 
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It’s the Freshers’ Fair, where many, many student clubs and societies have a stand to introduce themselves to Freshers and recruit new members. I’m representing for GUCMU (Glasgow University Contemporary Musicians United!) Hope we get some new students to join us. Did I mention that it’s free…?! www.glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife Music Kronicle - Another Chill Day - https://youtu.be/UY1XuLwsT8A Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/the-chemist-10 Joakim Karud - Waves (Vlog No Copyright Music) Music provided by Vlog No Copyright Music. Video Link: https://youtu.be/VMghJ_civuM
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Matt: It’s okay to skip class. Student life at the University of Glasgow.
 
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Second year means more confidence, more coffee and having the nerve to skip classes. University of Glasgow www.glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife
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Madelin: Best coffee/study spots in Glasgow
 
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Main requirements for effective study: good coffee and good WiFi. What’s the best place to find both near the UofG campus? This visit to Avenue G, Artisan Roast and The Mitchell Library is, of course, all in the name of research. www.glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife
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What's Glasgow really like?
 
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What's Glasgow really like? Student vlogger Duncan takes his camera out into the city to show you what you can expect if you choose to live in Glasgow while you study at the UofG. https://www.glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife/glasgow
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Fiona: my mini uni tour
 
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UofG vlogger Fiona shows where she spends her time studying at the University of Glasgow – from the beautiful Gilbert Scott building (main building) and the quadrangles to the Adam Smith Business School and Library. www.glasgow.ac.uk/study
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University workload: what's it like?
 
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University workload: is it manageable? Should you get a job? Is there time to have a life? UofG student vlogger Patrick lets you know what to expect at undergraduate level. http://www.glasgow.ac.uk/study Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music “Better Days” “Creative Minds” “Once Again”
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Exam De-Stress Pack
 
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Our student unions have you covered this exam season! Drop into any of their exam de-stress events and pick up your pack stuffed with specially selected items that are guaranteed to relieve your exam stress. More info on events and activities here: facebook.com/LookAfterYourselfGlasgowUniversity/
Snow day at UofG!
 
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When a snowstorm called 'The Beast from the East' shuts down your university and your city, it's time to grab a onesie and a baking tray. https://www.glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife
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Fat Dog Slim: a short film promoting healthy living in dogs (University of Glasgow)
 
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Obesity is the most common medical condition of dogs and has reached worryingly high levels in the canine population. Obesity can predispose dogs to other diseases, reduce quality of life and decrease lifespan. The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Glasgow have made a short film to convey some of the most important factors that can help keep pet dogs slim and happy. For further information about the correct weight of your dog or for weight loss advice please talk to your veterinary surgeon. https://www.royalcanin.co.uk/discover/preventing-excess-weight-dogs/ The University of Glasgow, changing the world since 1451. https://www.gla.ac.uk/
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MSc Museum Education Programme: Face-to-face and Online programmes
 
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Promotional video: Maggie Jago in Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum talking about the new MSc Museum Education Programme - Face-to face or Online programmes. http://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/museumeducation/