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Although Christmas will be a lot different for everyone this year, there's still plenty going on around the University and Glasgow. Lots of celebrations and events will take place online.
We know that Christmas can also be a difficult time of year for many people, with this year offering more challenges. Find out more below about events that are taking place during the holidays as well as support services we'll be offering.
Our Campus Security team is available 24/7 over the festive period - 0141 548 2222
Check out the Strath Union Festive Calendar, running from 1 December through to 11 January for hand-picked deals, events and surprises each day.
They've also curated a series of events for those in Halls who are staying over the Festive Season, called Deck the Halls.
International Support Team
We’ll be running our International Café over the holidays as well as two other events with our friend Gary from The Keltic Ginger.
Bookings for these events open at 9am on Monday 21 December; so set a reminder so you don’t miss out on a place. Zoom details will be sent out to attendees 20 minutes before each event.
Get to know Glasgow & beyond
Glasgow Accent Zoom Presentation: Useful Words, Phrases & Sayings
23 December – 6pm-8pm
This new presentation will take you on a journey with the Glasgow Accent. Even if you've joined us before you can join again. This will include new content and fun words and phrases. We'll recommend some videos to watch at the end for you to hone your skills. Don't worry if you've not understood anything so far in Glasgow, after this you should understand a lot more.Glasgow Accent Zoom Presentation
Virtual Tour of Scotland: North Coast 500 & more
30 December – 6pm-8pm
Join us on a Zoom presentation around Northern Scotland. We'll take you on a journey from Glasgow, up through Inverness and Culloden and towards the north coast. We'll see beaches, ruins, waterfalls and caves. You'll hear stories from your guide Gary and his adventures in these hard to reach parts of the country. You might not be able to go there yourself just now, but we'll take you there this holiday season.Virtual Tour of Scotland