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Published: 5 December 2017

Avenue 63 is packed full of inspiring features, reunion updates and alumni news.

Avenue 63 is packed full of inspiring features, reunion updates and alumni news

From lightbulb moment to business plan

Student entrepreneurs share their start-up stories, including gin maker Helen Stewart who forages the botanicals for her gins from her family’s farm, and Abdallah Moh D who started a global book subscription service that he hopes will help to bridge the cultural divide.

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We have a way with words

How the world’s first historical thesaurus of English has transformed teaching, learning and research at Glasgow. The Historical Thesaurus of English took more than 200 researchers, working 320,000 hours, almost half a century to complete.


Investment in chemistry

As part of the University’s £1bn campus redevelopment programme, the Joseph Black Building – home to the School of Chemistry – is receiving a £35m make over. Over the centuries investment in chemistry at Glasgow has led to ground-breaking discoveries and world-changing research. Current head of the school Professor Graeme Cooke is well aware of the department’s past achievements and expects that this latest investment in chemistry will be a catalyst for even greater things to come.



The latest reports from recent reunions and notices for those coming up.


General Council

The next meeting of the General Council takes place on Monday 22 January 2018 in the Learning & Teaching Centre, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, at 6.30pm.‌

For minutes from the last meeting and updates from John Marsh, Convenor of the General Council Business Committee.


Alumni news

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First published: 5 December 2017