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Published: 1 April 2016

Aerial acrobatics...Musician, environmentalist and social activist to visit UofG...ARMA awards nomination...'drought' at Garscube this weekend!

Aerial acrobatics show at QMU

Student aerial acrobatics club Vertigo are performing their show Jungle at the QMU this Saturday, 23 April.

The show will feature acts on trapeze, silks, single point, rope, hoop and corde lisse.

Book tickets at Vertigo: Jungle

On-line tickets £5
Door tickets £8

Doors open at 7pm & the show starts at 7.30pm

Venue: Queen Margaret union, 22 University Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8QN

Vertigo poster

Musician, environmentalist and social activist to visit UofG

Feliciano Dos Santos will be visiting the University this week to give a talk and meet UofG staff and students. 

Feliciano is a Mozambican internationally-recognized musician, environmentalist and social activist working on sanitation/HIV/TB prevention and environmental health.

His talk is on "Music, a powerful tool to raise awareness on good water and sanitation practices" will be held on Wednesday 20 April at 11am in Graham Kerr building LT1

This talk is open to all colleges, encouraging further discussion in the use of these creative tools for public health.

As the director of the NGO Estamos, Feliciano heads up an innovative program of public health initiatives in Niassa province and the capital Maputo, involved with the installation of latrines and clean water points, as well as hygiene and HIV/AIDS education.

For those interested in meeting him, he is available on Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday.
Please contact Dr. Julio Benavides ( to arrange a time.

2016 ARMA Awards Nomination

The University of Glasgow is a finalist in this year's ARMA Awards (Association of Research Managers and Administrators). The nomination is in the 'Collaboration' category. The project, led by Aberdeen, featured the University of Glasgow, Strathclyde, St Andrews and Edinburgh.

Water and gas supplies at Garscube

Mains water and gas supplies at the Garscube campus will be shut down on Saturday 23 April from 8am to 4pm.

The buildings affected by this are: Ian Botham building , McRobert Building, Jarrett building , VRF,WSI, SMS building , Urquhart building, MRI, Henry Wellcome Building, Galloway building, McCall building, Mary Stewart building, James Heriot library, Campbell building, E&B and the mail room.

First published: 1 April 2016

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