All University events

All University events


University of Glasgow Settlement Exhibition
University of Glasgow Settlement Exhibition

University of Glasgow Settlement Exhibition

Date: Friday 29 June 2018 - Friday 31 August 2018
Time: 08:00 - 17:00
Category: Exhibitions
Venue: Wolfson Medical Building
Speaker: N/A

The University of Glasgow Settlement Exhibition shares the story of the legacy of the Settlement, and its tie to student social action. From its foundation in 1897 as the Queen Margaret College Settlement, to its current “Find A Solution” internships, the Settlement hopes to use its history to inspire future student social action.

 'A Journey Worth 70 Years' - Documentary screening
 'A Journey Worth 70 Years' - Documentary screening

'A Journey Worth 70 Years' - Documentary screening

Date: Monday 23 July 2018
Time: 18.00 - 19.30
Category: Films and theatre
Venue: Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill Halls (at the junction of University Ave and Kelvin Way).
Speaker: Bashir Maan

This documentary was commissioned as a part of a research project by the British Council in Pakistan. It traces the journeys of three Pakistan-heritage families, who are now based in the UK. The film invites these families to reflect on the lives they have left behind, their changing relationship with both the UK and Pakistan, and how their experiences are absorbed and interpreted by the next generation of British Pakistanis. The event includes a pre-screening reception and post-screening discussion. See attached flyer for full details. The screening is free to attend. Please register on the Eventbrite site.

Electronic skins connecting cyberspace and human
Electronic skins connecting cyberspace and human

Electronic skins connecting cyberspace and human

Date: Friday 27 July 2018
Time: 11:30 - 13:00
Category: Public lectures
Venue: Room 408, Rankine building, University of Glasgow
Speaker: Prof. Takao Someya

In the series of prestigious annual lectures organised by the ESDC, we are delighted to announce the next lecture on the topic "Electronic skins connecting cyberspace and human" by Professor Takao Someya of the University of Tokyo, Japan. Please register for the event beforehand for this not to miss event.

Bioinformatics Summer School
Bioinformatics Summer School

Bioinformatics Summer School

Date: Monday 20 August 2018 - Friday 24 August 2018
Time: 09:00 - 19:00
Category: Courses
Venue: West Medical Building
Speaker: N/A

Bioinformatics Summer School 2018. Hosted by Dr Thomas Otto and Dr Kathryn Crouch.

ESRC SGSSS Institutional Visit - PhD Studentships
ESRC SGSSS Institutional Visit - PhD Studentships

ESRC SGSSS Institutional Visit - PhD Studentships

Date: Monday 20 August 2018
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Category: Academic events
Venue: Senate Room, Main Building
Speaker: James Hairsine

The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) directorate will be repeating last year’s schedule of visiting all university partners across Scotland and share with academic staff key information on the past year, developments going forward and also hear from colleagues on how we can continue to develop and deliver our training and services to support doctoral students and supervisors. This event will be of interest to current ESRC studentship supervisors, PGR Convenors and colleagues interested in putting forward project proposals for the Collaborative, AQM, Data Set and Industrial Strategy Awards.

2018 Sydney Alumni Gathering
2018 Sydney Alumni Gathering

2018 Sydney Alumni Gathering

Date: Thursday 23 August 2018
Time: 17:30
Category: Alumni events
Venue: PJ O'Brien's, 57 King Street, Sydney
Speaker: TBC

An informal gathering for University of Glasgow alumni guests in the heart of Sydney

Open Day
Open Day

Open Day

Date: Tuesday 28 August 2018
Time: 09:30 - 15:00
Category: Open days and visits
Venue: Gilmorehill campus

An opportunity for prospective undergraduates and their families to visit the University and find out about the academic subject areas and student services.

China and the World: The Mapping of Exchange
China and the World: The Mapping of Exchange

China and the World: The Mapping of Exchange

Date: Wednesday 29 August 2018 - Saturday 1 September 2018
Time: 9:00
Category: Conferences
Venue: University of Glasgow, Main Building and Kelvin Hall
Speaker: Dr Stacey Pierson and Prof Ya Ping Wang

The School of Culture and Creative Arts and the Scottish Centre for China Research are hosting the 22nd Biennial Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies (EACS) Aug 29-Sept 1, 2018. The programme (101 sessions with 377 presentations) is now up on the conference website and we also welcome delegates without presentations. The online registration will be open until Aug 14. So join us in Glasgow for stimulating presentations and discussions on a broad variety of China related topics.

BACC 50th Anniversary Celebrations
BACC 50th Anniversary Celebrations

BACC 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Date: Saturday 15 September 2018
Time: 18:00 - 23:00
Category: Alumni events
Venue: Bute Hall, University of Glasgow
Speaker: n/a

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the BAcc programme at the University of Glasgow, we will be holding a gala dinner event in the University's grand Bute Hall, on Saturday 15 September 2018. This is a terrific opportunity to return to your University and enjoy a convivial evening in the company of fellow BAccs, their guests, and BAcc lecturers past and present.

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Rose Room
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Rose Room

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Rose Room

Date: Thursday 20 September 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall

Voted ‘Best Band’ in the Scottish Jazz Awards 2018, Rose Room is Scotland’s leading ensemble influenced by ‘Hot Club’ Swing. Led by virtuoso violinist, and two-time Scottish Jazz Award-winning ‘Best Vocalist’, Seonaid Aitken, expect the effervescent sound of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli as they serve up a mix of 1930s standards, original music and gyspy-jazz favourites.
Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Admission free without ticket, subject to seating capacity of Hall.

Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations I
Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations I

Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations I

Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel

 

Music in the University Lunchtime series - TBC
Music in the University Lunchtime series - TBC

Music in the University Lunchtime series - TBC

Date: Thursday 27 September 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off Unversity Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

Music in the University Lunchtime Series - Kim Carnie
Music in the University Lunchtime Series - Kim Carnie

Music in the University Lunchtime Series - Kim Carnie

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off Unversity Avenue, G12 8QQ

Oban Gaelic singer, Kim Carnie, was finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year last year. Today, she and her band mix Gaelic songs with original material.

Admission free without ticket, and subject to seating capacity of Hall.
Funded by the Ferguson Bequest & UofGGàidhlig.

Music in the University Lunchtime series - The Vision Quartet (Berlin)
Music in the University Lunchtime series - The Vision Quartet (Berlin)

Music in the University Lunchtime series - The Vision Quartet (Berlin)

Date: Thursday 11 October 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

A quartet recital with a difference, not to be missed - Beethoven Quartet in A minor Op.132

Admission free without ticket, and subject to seating capacity of Hall.
Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Scottish Ensemble - Chamber Notes
Scottish Ensemble - Chamber Notes

Scottish Ensemble - Chamber Notes

Date: Friday 12 October 2018
Time: 19:30
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

In association with Music in the University, we're delighted to welcome the Scottish Ensemble to the University's Memorial Chapel with outstanding British clarinettist, Matthew Hunt, in a performance of Mozart and Brahms’ Clarinet Quintets. Ticket details at www.scottishensemble.co.uk/concerts Tel: 0141 565 8000 or visit the Glasgow Concert Halls box office @ 2 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3NY

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations II
University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations II

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations II

Date: Tuesday 16 October 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Lauryna Sableviciute, piano - 'Armistice 100 - Unforgotten Lines'
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Lauryna Sableviciute, piano - 'Armistice 100 - Unforgotten Lines'

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Lauryna Sableviciute, piano - 'Armistice 100 - Unforgotten Lines'

Date: Thursday 18 October 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

A portrait and commemorative concert of Cecil Coles (1888-1918) to include a new work by Scottish composer Tom Harrold written in remembrance of Cecil Coles.

Admission free without ticket and subject to seating capacity of Hall - funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Open Day
Open Day

Open Day

Date: Saturday 20 October 2018
Time: 09:30 - 15:00
Category: Open days and visits
Venue: Gilmorehill campus

An opportunity for prospective undergraduates and their families to visit the University and find out about the academic subject areas and student services.

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Katherine Bryan (flute), Scott Mitchell (piano)
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Katherine Bryan (flute), Scott Mitchell (piano)

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Katherine Bryan (flute), Scott Mitchell (piano)

Date: Thursday 25 October 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Principal Flute of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Katherine will play a lunchtime programme to include the Flute Sonata by Gabriel Pierné.

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations III
University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations III

University of Glasgow Chapel Choir - Choral Contemplations III

Date: Tuesday 30 October 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

 

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)
Music in the University Lunchtime series - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)

Music in the University Lunchtime series - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)

Date: Thursday 1 November 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

We're delighted to welcome the Quatuor Bozzini from Canada to the University for 2 concerts today and tomorrow evening. The first programme is:

Egidija Medeksaite: Megh Malhar
JS Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 (excerpts)
Beethoven: Quartet Op.95 in F minor

Admission free without ticket and subject to seating capacity of Hall - Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Music in the University - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)
Music in the University - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)

Music in the University - Quatuor Bozzini (Canada)

Date: Friday 2 November 2018
Time: 19:30 - 21:30 approx.
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Quatuor Bozzini from Montreal offer a rare, if not unique, opportunity to experience Mauricio Kagel's quartets no.1 and 2 as part of the international ten-year anniversary of Kagel’s death.

Mauricio Kagel: String Quartet no.1
Mark Applebaum: Darmstadt Kindergarten
Mauricio Kagel: String Quartet no.2
Sarah Lianne Lewis: Blossoms in bloom are also falling blossoms
Cassandra Miller: Warblework

Admission free without ticket and subject to seating capacity of Hall - Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

Music in the University Lunchtime series: Simon Johnson (trombone), Scott Mitchell (piano)
Music in the University Lunchtime series: Simon Johnson (trombone), Scott Mitchell (piano)

Music in the University Lunchtime series: Simon Johnson (trombone), Scott Mitchell (piano)

Date: Thursday 8 November 2018
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Simon Johnson, Principal Trombone of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, will play a programme to commemorate the Centenary of the end of WW1 in the beautiful setting of the University Memorial Chapel. To include pieces by Schumann, Prokofiev, Persichetti, Piazzolla and Brahms.

Admission free without ticket - Funded by the Ferguson Bequest.

University of Glasgow Choral Society & Chapel Choir Commemorative Concert - Katy Lavinia Cooper, Conductor
University of Glasgow Choral Society & Chapel Choir Commemorative Concert - Katy Lavinia Cooper, Conductor

University of Glasgow Choral Society & Chapel Choir Commemorative Concert - Katy Lavinia Cooper, Conductor

Date: Saturday 10 November 2018
Time: 19:30 - 21:15 approx.
Category: Concerts and music
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

A programme to commemorate the centenary of the end of WW1 to include the premiere of Tom Harrold’s A Glasgow Elegy commissioned by the University, and Ronald Center’s Dona Nobis Pacem.

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