Tag Archives : University of Glasgow

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…

Top 6 Content Creation Hacks of 2016


Tash and I had the difficult, yet enjoyable, task of creating the end of year video for our UofG social media channels. Difficult, only because we’ve been able to cram so much into one year it’s actually a little bit mind boggling, and extremely hard to choose the best bits. Without ruining the video for you (which is at the bottom…

Facebook 360° Photo Spheres


On the evening of June 9th 2016 Facebook introduced support for viewing 360° photos and photo spheres. On the morning of June 10th, the Development & Alumni Office posted a photo sphere of the Cloisters. Was it the first use of photo spheres on Facebook by a University? If not, it was certainly close. Here’s how you can start creating photo…

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…

#TeamUofG


Now that the RIO Olympics are all wrapped up and we’re well on our way into the Paras, we think a quick recap of what we did across our Social Media channels is in order. We have two current UofG students who competed in the Olympics this year: Laura Muir (Runner) – UofG Veterinary Medicine Camilla Hattersley (Swimmer) – UofG Aeronautical Engineering…

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…

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…