Plans to ban English language dictionaries stall

Debate over dictionaries sheds light on English language provision issues The decision to act on the recommendation to prohibit the use of dictionaries in examinations has been placed on hold over concerns…

University commits to gender quota for governing bodies

The University of Glasgow has pledged to ensure that women hold at least 40% of positions on its governing bodies. The assurance was provided after the chairs of Scotland’s 18 higher education institutions committed…

Editorial April 27th 2015

Quickfire editorialisations, go! Do you care about your society? Then vote, the election is very soon and it seems pretty important. Did I say pretty important? I meant immensely. I’m not going…

Erasmus+ students lose grants

The University of Glasgow will not pay grant funding to Erasmus+ students who are working abroad and earning more than €500 a month from…

In pictures: Hope Over Fear rally

The day was busy, lasting  from 11am into the evening. A lady from Dunoon told me that people had come from all over Scotland to lend their support. There was a really varied mix of…

Open letter from GU Mental Health to the SRC

Dear President & Permanent Secretary, It has come to my attention that the SRC Mental Health Equality Officer has been removed from his position due to his university enrollment status. I would be most appreciative if you could confirm…