What have we to be happy about, I hear the cynical among you cry! Its always raining and grey! Well, according to recent research by Britain Thinks, the people of Glasgow are 12% happier and prouder about our city heritage than the rest of the UK.   Heritage plays a powerful role in bringing people

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This week we are talking to our Live Language Director Studies, Sharon Chalmers, about her up and coming presentation at the English UK Management Conference in York in March 2015.   Sharon, tell us about your role here at Live Language…. I’m the Director of Studies which means I’m in charge of the all aspects

Interesting Facts About Running To celebrate the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Live Language will be focusing on fitness! Every day we will be posting little motivational messages to improve your health, while practising your English, of course! To get us in the mood for this weekends marathon, read on to learn more about the benefits of

Today is the beginning of the biggest sports tournament finals on the planet with the opening game of the FIFA World Cup.  The event takes place once every four years and this time round it is the turn of five –time winners Brazil to  host it. The action will take place in 12 stadiums across

Free International Student Guide Collins is one of the biggest publishers of English materials and they have written a guide to surviving as an international student in an English-speaking country.  It offers tips and advice on how to prepare for university and the best thing is ….. it’s  FREE!   Just click here, then register

Try this website:   http://www.whatsonglasgow.co.uk/events/   You can search events by category.  For example, for shopping, there is a craft fayre in Merchant Square every weekend.   Or   You can search events by festival, the Southside Fringe Festival is on in May.   Or   You can search events by date, just put in

Free university education in Scotland

Thursday, 08 May 2014 by

This sounds too good to be true, but it is in fact free if you are a European Union student.  Unfortunately if you are from outwith the EU you will have to pay in full, but hopefully a government sponsorship or a nice scholarship can help with the cost. The strangest thing is that it

What to do in the Easter break

Thursday, 17 April 2014 by

It might be a challenge not to get bored during 4 days of holiday if you are new to a place. This handy guide gives you some ideas: Go on an egg hunt organised by the National Trust for Scotland Treat your self with an Easter mini-break Discover the beautiful Highlands (www.rabbies.com) Egg-stravaganza at Kelvingrove

Scotland’s year to shine

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 by

A new report from English UK proves that Scotland was the second most popular country in the UK to study English in 2012.  Glasgow was the ninth most popular city in the whole of the UK for visitors to experience English language immersion, with London and the south coast of England being the most popular. 

Globaliveation is very pleased to announce Brightwork will be coming to the school to provide a short presentation about finding work in the UK on Wednesday 2nd April at 13:00, Room 6. Brightwork, with one of Scotland’s largest and most experienced recruitment teams, have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to