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UofG’s Mannequin Challenge


UofG’s annual festive video has been doing the rounds for the past three years now and, as a huge fan of all things Christmas, it’s definitely my favourite part of the job. The project is a real collaborative project, bringing together colleagues from MaRIO, Communications & Public Affairs and GUST, our student television gurus. We started back in 2014 with a…

October Round up


October Highlights #UofGAutumn Our campus has been looking particularly lovely this month as we have enjoyed the driest October for 65 years! To showcase our pretty campus, we have been encouraging our community to use #UofGAutumn to post photos of campus. We have been sharing the best ones through our main channels and supplementing with some of our own –…

September Social Media Round Up


As September arrived so did our UofG students and it was good to have them back! Read on for the social media highlights of the month. September Highlights Freshers’ Week Freshers’ Week was a big focal point of September. With a host of events on campus from the Freshers’ Fair to campus tours; Sports Tasters to Ceilidhs, there was loads…

Personalised GIFs – Hello UofG


As exam results landed through thousands of letter boxes (and inboxes!) across the country there were many happy students proclaiming their excitement about securing university places on social media. We wanted to share in this excitement and congratulate our new students – and what better way than through personalized GIFs! MAKING THE GIFS A few weeks before Scottish Higher Results…

5 Tips for Surviving an Awards Night


Recently UofG’s Social Media team have shortlisted (and won) a few awards for Best Use of Social Media. Instead of just dwelling on our own success, though we enjoy that as well, lets run through what we’ve learned to get through the night in one piece. 1. Join the Conversation Early All of these awards nights will have hashtags, so get on…