Stressed? De-stress.

It’s that time of year again! Can you feel it? The tension in your spine? The ache in your fingers from typing those last essays, writing those final notes, thumbing through those endless papers to find that quote you remember someone said at some point  in some book somewhere? If you don’t feel it, that…

Thirsty for opportunity?

Title: Thirsty for an Opportunity Are your hands shaking and is your mouth dry? Are you standing in front of hundreds of people – an audience – all waiting to hear your voice, to hear your ideas, to listen to your passions and to understand your journey? Would you like to be? Come join TEDxUniversityofGlasgow…

All Kinds of Minds

On Thursday, the 9th of November, the TEDxUniversityofGlasgowSalon team will host its second mini-conference of the year. This time the focus will be on mental health, the stigma that surrounds it and the lives of people with ‘All Kinds of Minds’. The speaker lineup is the following:   What the pluck? Coming out proud with…

Press Pause to Begin

7.15: The alarm goes off. You look at your phone. Five emails since you closed your eyes and fell asleep last night – a record low for you. One text and three messages, mostly in the form of emoticons and never-ending, repetitive GIFs. But it’s 7.15 so you set a new alarm for 8.00 and…

Humans Need Not Apply Follow Up

We hope that many of you enjoyed TEDxUniversityofGlasgow’s first salon event, Humans Need Not Apply. If you missed the mini-conference then here is a brief synopsis of what was covered. Alessandro Vinciarelli, Katerina Manoli, and Alexandre Cohen led the evening with an intriguing – sometimes frightening and sometimes awe inspiring – discussion about the future…

Salon Event: Humans Need Not Apply

TEDxUniveristyofGlasgow Salon Team is hosting a mini conference this Tuesday, the 10th of October. The conference will focus on the advancement and implications of artificial intelligence. Take a look at the speaker lineup: Can robots read our minds? – Dr Alessandro Vinciarelli Technology has come a long way, and its potential is even further reaching….

Who are we?

‘Who’ is TEDxUofG Some of you may wonder who turns the working dials of TEDxUniversityofGlasgow. Perhaps you are curious about what it is, exactly, that we do. Maybe you are planning to apply for one of our Brand Ambassador positions and you would like to see your future TEDx teammates. Whatever stimulates your curiosity, hopefully…

It’s that new beginning time of year again!

Welcome back to a new year at TEDxUniversityofGlasgow! As promised, our team has been working hard throughout the summer. We have prepared a thrilling portfolio of events and opportunities for you to discover, enjoy, and engage with. This year is beaming with brilliant ideas worth sharing! Our year has begun with an impressive start at…

We wish you all a wonderful summer holiday!

We would like to thank our many supporters, followers, and idea sharers for an exciting year at TEDxUniveristyofGlasgow! This last year has been filled to the brim with brilliance! In order to ensure this success again next year, this blog space is about to take a short break until mid-August. We are dedicating the summer…

Launch party recap to mark the final countdown to the conference!

With only 7 days left until the annual conference, we can hardly contain our excitement at the TEDxUofG HQ! Therefore, we thought a wee throwback to our Launch Party is the perfect way to mark the countdown to the conference! As you may have heard/seen/read around campus, we had our Launch Party at QMU with…

Introducing the Ticket Application System

Introducing the Ticket Application System – A Blog Repost from January 2016 In January 2016 we introduced a change in how we organise our TEDx events – we introduced the ticket application system. Below we’ve shared some thoughts by one of our previous Project Managers, Andrei Masca, regarding the introduction of this application system. Please…

‘One Step Further’ Open Auditions

About two weeks ago we had our Open Auditions for the annual TEDxUniversityofGlasgow conference that will take place on the 4th of March at our beautiful university. As some of you may know, this year’s conference theme is ‘One Step Further’ – 3 simple words that combined together have the power to convert our thoughts…