For over one hundred years the University of Glasgow Settlement has pioneered innovative responses to changing social needs.

The University of Glasgow Settlement has helped many local charities through its annual Find a Solution (FAS) programme which harness the knowledge base of the University by recruiting students to help find innovative solutions to problems.


The following organisations were assisted to Find a Solution by teams of 2 students during the summer of 2017:

  • Lambhill Stables: An analysis of the needs of the area using demographic statistics and other data.
  • Indepen-Dance: An analysis of the impact of participation as a tool for developing future strategy
  • St Paul’s Youth Forum:  A business plan for a “city farm”.

In addition, 2 students from the School of Computing Science assisted Kingsway Health and Wellbeing with their IT system.

Organisations interested in submitting a project for 2018 should send an expression of interest to uogsettlement@gmail.org

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For more information about the history and the current work of the University of Glasgow Settlement please follow the links above.

Pioneering innovative responses to changing social needs in Glasgow for over a century