Entertainment is an awkward word to define, the main difficulty being, that some fail to appreciate what others call entertainment. – Marcia Mackeand, QMU Convener of Entertainments 1961-62. (DC240/5/2/6) Since its foundations in 1890, the Queen Margaret Union has offered students… Read More ›
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March 8th marks International Women’s Day, a day that celebrates the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women worldwide. This year’s campaigning theme is Be Bold For Change, so we thought it appropriate to showcase some of the University’s… Read More ›
The 7th of January marks the University’s official Birthday, when Pope Nicholas V issued the Bull that granted the permission for our foundation! Since 2017 is the Scottish Government’s Year of History, Heritage, and Archaeology we thought we would share… Read More ›
Guest blog post by Olivia Howarth, digital preservation trainee with the SCA Opening Up Scotland’s Archives programme Over the past year, I’ve been privileged enough to work on cataloguing the Papers of Reverend James MacMorland, who was a University of… Read More ›
Blog post as part of a series by Maria Amvrosiou for her fourth-year public engagement project. Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) epidemic has been one of most important events in the history of UK. Thousands of cattle had been slaughtered and… Read More ›