2010 November



The Millbank Media

16th November 2010

The events at Millbank provide a rare platform for anti-cuts demonstrators to be heard. By James Foley....


Students lay siege to London

16th November 2010

A protest against proposed changes to higher education funding descended into chaos as thousands of students laid siege to Conservative Party HQ....


Anton Muscatelli: Staff cost cuts may be ‘inevitable’

16th November 2010

University of Glasgow Principal, Anton Muscatelli, has stated that staff cost cuts will be inevitable if cuts to higher education continue as predicted....


Punishment fears for Strathclyde protestor

16th November 2010

Student leaders have roundly condemned the “trial by media” of a leading Scottish activist involved in the Millbank protests on November 10....


Glasgow courts Columbia

16th November 2010

Columbia University and Glasgow University, both prominent research-led universities, have created new research links which will allow the development of a range of academic collaborations....


Grim future for graduates

16th November 2010

Graduate unemployment is at its highest level for 17 years, with 8.9% of university leavers unable to find a job according to figures released earlier this month....


Fan-tache-tic: Uni groups grow mo’s for charity

16th November 2010

Allan McKinnon Students at the University of Glasgow have begun to grow moustaches to raise cash for men’s health charities during the month of November. “Movember” is when men around the world grow a moustache for a month, and get sponsored to do so. The money raised in this month is then given to charities ...


Glasgow Principal holds open Q&A

16th November 2010

News Staff The Principal of the University of Glasgow, Anton Muscatelli, has held his second open session with students on November 11. The session, which consisted of a talk by Muscatelli followed by a question and answer session with students, was held in the university’s Bute Hall. It was intended to address student concerns regarding ...


‘Fraser Fund’ finds success

16th November 2010

Linda Weber Fraser Sutherland, Vice President of Student Support, has donated 32.9% of his salary from the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) to a charitable fund. Sutherland pledged in a heckling meeting for the SRC spring elections in March this year that he would work for the minimum wage. The remaining money from his salary would ...


Poor turnout at QMU by-elections

16th November 2010

Turnout at the QMU by-elections suffers as President Iain Smith blames poor weather and bad timing for a lack of member interest....