Rock on…

Let the music begin…Kick-starting 25th Anniversary celebrations for GKC’s student run record label Electric Honey

Join us at The Hug and Pint for the first gig to start Anniversary celebrations to mark 25 years of music. For 25 years student label Electric Honey has helped kick-start the careers of many of Scotland’s best bands. Belle & Sebastian, Snow Patrol and Biffy Clyro are just some of the names who’ve released songs through the label, which is run through Glasgow Kelvin College.

 

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 Electric Honey’s new signing Dope Sick Fly just won the Celtic Connections “Danny Kyle” Open Stage Award!!!white-bee-no-border

“Founded in the summer 2015 in Glasgow Scotland having busked the streets of Glasgow, the band evolved their sound into a Soul, Rock, Poetic, Acid Jazz fusion with just the right amount of Funk. With lead singer/poet Ant Thomaz soulful vocals, guitarist Chris Darling and his keen desire for funk, Drummer Calum macrae with his Jazz background, Joe Djaelani on bass elevating Neo Soul and bluesy backing vocalist Wendy Rae, Dope Sick Fly truly emanates a new refreshing alive sound. There’s a confidence and power to the band’s live set that at times can be mesmerising. The lyrically explosive, musically diverse, Funk Rock Hybrid known as Dope Sick Fly project an upbeat feel good vibe inviting everyone to join in with catchy hooks and to dance their hearts out. Dope Sick Fly are encouraging & sing of life, connecting to all ages of people; making music for people!” Source: http://www.celticmusicradio.net/category/dkos/

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Get Fit 2017!

Students & Staff – Beat the winter blues at Springburn Campus Gym – Everyone is welcome to attend the free fitness sessions which are held in Springburn Campus; Games Hall at 12:10 – 12:50:
• Monday – Hatton Boxing
• Wednesday – Metafit
• Friday – PiYo

Gym inductions ideally have to be booked via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gym-inductions-tickets-29779… and are available Monday – Thursday during the lunch break.

APPROPRIATE FITNESS ATTIRE IS ESSENTIAL.

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Communities Tackling FGM

Join us on 17 February at 10:00–16:30 for a Seminar and training led by Rosa, the UK fund for women and girls. The event will take place at Albany Training Centre, 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow, G3 6DS.

Rosa, the UK fund for women and girls, recently produced the ‘Communities Tackling FGM – Best Practice Guide’, to share lessons taken from the Tackling FGM Initiative. The key recommendation of the initiative was the need to work with, provide resources for and engage community based organisations who have developed effective approaches to preventing FGM.
This Glasgow based event has been organised in conjunction with FGM Aware to promote the Best Practice Guide and support community organisations to embed the lessons learned within their practice. The event will also promote local community engagement work and provide an opportunity for networking.

The morning session will hear from a range of speakers and is open to workers, volunteers and community activists who are engaging with communities potentially affected by FGM or who would like to increase engagement with these communities.

In the afternoon Rosa will lead a training session and priority for places will be given to community representatives.
There is no charge for attending this event. To apply for a place please email the following information to jan@womenssupportproject.org.uk
Name and organisation (if applicable).
Whether you are interested in attending the morning session, the afternoon session, or both.
Brief details of any current engagement with communities affected by FGM.



National Youth Worker Awards

So excited to be shortlisted for the Youth Awards 2017! Youth Work Partnership Finalists.The Awards celebrate the outstanding commitment, service and impact that youth workers, managers and partners have on the lives of the young people of Scotland and recognises the various categories of youth workers and the various roles that they undertake throughout Scotland. Well done to our dedicated team!

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Glasgow Kelvin College sponsors Glasgow Rocks in their game against Cheshire Phoenix, taking place at the Emirates Arena on Friday 17th February 2017.

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Tickets will be issued on a first come first serve basis with a maximum of 4 tickets per person.  To book your tickets, please provide the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your campus
  • Your faculty or department
  • Your course
  • Number of tickets you require (max 4)

We will contact you to let you know when you can pick up your tickets from your chosen campus.

Tickets will be in high demand for this game. If you’re unable to get one of the free seats, there is also the option of purchasing discounted tickets. You can buy these tickets from the box office at the Emirates Arena if you show your ID card.

Check out our highlights video below from previous sponsorship games (click on the image below)…

 

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