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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…

21st Century Graduation


My first week in the social media team got off to a flying start as it coincided with the first week of graduations. Every day the campus was filled with hundreds of excited soon-to-be graduates and proud parents and we set out to cover the events live across our channels. We aimed to cover the personal stories of a selection of…

Pokémon GO = Work Experience?


Written By: Roberto Muscatelli Shirt and Tie, Handshakes, Hellos, these are the kinds of formalities expected when embarking on a work experience post. However, whilst my work experience included these formalities, there was one unlikely addition to the list… walking around the University of Glasgow (UofG) Campus playing Pokémon Go! This may sound futile to some, but in my opinion…