Podcasts, books, music and boxsets have been this year's way to unwind. Check out these recommendations by students, for students, on the latest live streams, hot-topics and reviews.

This month our focus is... Christmas! 

Even with current restrictions, there's still events happening in Glasgow and beyond to get you into the festive spirit. Check out our local events page to find out more. 

Charitable Gifts 

Do you still need to find the perfect present? Why not check out our top charitible gifts! 

Mary's Meals - Feed a child for a year 

In return for a donation of £15.90, enough to feed a child with Mary’s Meals for a whole school year, they will send you a PDF of this lovely digital gift to email or print off as a gift.

Buy this digital gift here 


WWF - Adopt a Polar Bear

That's right... give the gift of a polar bear this year. Don't worry, a polar bear won't be arriving at your front door!  By helping protect polar bears you’re helping to make sure the Arctic food chain stays healthy – for the benefit of wildlife and people in and beyond the Arctic. Adopt a polar bear for yourself or as a gift for a loved one. 

Buy this gift here

News Article Recommendation of the week 

WWF -Top tips for a sustainable Christmas 

Check out the WWF's guide to having a sustainable Christmas. From gifts, to food to decorations, this handy article provides you with some great ideas. 


Video and Film Recommendation of the week 

The CitySA Film Society's theme this month is Christmas films. They will be meeting up on Wednesday 16th December for their next Christmas film. Find out more about this society by joining their Facebook group. 

Video - Scraps - Gary MacLean 

Glasgow Science Centre’s Scraps campaign aims to highlight food waste as an issue relevant to climate change that anyone can engage with at home and empower the viewer to get creative in the kitchen. This episode of Scraps features the multi-award winning National Chef of Scotland, Gary Maclean.


Film - Mank (dir. David Fincher, 2020) - Netfix 

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

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