Snowden: not a champion of the left

The votes have been counted, the awkward congratulatory handshakes have been shook and the celebratory/commissary drinks have been drunk.  After all has been said and done Edward Snowden, of NSA leaking fame, has been elected…

Katherine Grainger: good as gold

Olympic gold medallist and one of the heroes of London 2012, Katherine Grainger talks to Glasgow Guardian about the language of rowing, why early mornings don’t get any easier and how rowing with GB led…

Rise in international students to add to overcrowding

The overcrowding issue at Glasgow University is set to worsen over the next few years, with the University to continue increasing its intake of international students. Reporting to the Senate in June…

Sex segregation guidance condemned

Universities UK (UUK), an advocacy organisation for UK universities, has responded to attacks from politicians across the political spectrum, including Prime Minister David Cameron, as well as from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)…

QM halls management unresponsive

Students have reported several problems in University halls, including cracked ceilings, broken heating, delayed installation of wireless routers and the fact that management have not been concerned with the problems that have arisen.The reports of problems…

Travels in Kurdistan

Last summer I had the chance to visit the region of Northern Iraq known as Kurdistan. Arriving in my Dad’s hometown of Erbil, he and I made our rounds; exhaustively visiting various family members and friends…

DIY beer

When my best mate told me he was planning to start brewing his own beer, I was naturally sceptical. Home brewing sounded a bit too “The Good Life” for me. Despite my adolescent yearnings for a…

Accommodation accumulates

Students are set to see a huge increase in the availability of accommodation in the West End in the next year after several new housing projects have been given the green light. An £18 million development…