2011 January



Academics in revolt as senior managers attempt to ‘shift balance of power’

15th January 2011

Documents obtained by the Guardian have revealed unpublicised plans by the University to reduce academic influence within the University Court....


Three arrests in GUU gatecrash

15th January 2011

Nick Sikora Three protesters have been arrested following an attempted break-in at the Glasgow University Union (GUU). The attempt, which occurred on Friday 26 November, was part of a wider protest against cuts to higher education. Demonstrators attempted to gain access to the GUU when it was learned that the building was scheduled to host ...


Students’ national day of protest

15th January 2011

Adam Campbell Glasgow University students  have joined with protestors from across Glasgow and the rest of the UK in a national demonstration against education cuts. Over 500 Glasgow University students turned out to join a protest against cuts to the higher education budget and increased tuition fees in England and Wales, which took place on ...


Beatson Pebble Appeal nears completion

15th January 2011

Allan McKinnon The Beatson Pebble appeal has reached a Landmark £8 million of it’s required £10 million appeal, and has announced the name of the new cancer research centre. The Wolfson Wohl research centre (WWRC) was chosen as the name for the new Translational research centre for cancer research, to honour a joint donation of ...


Future of historic pub in doubt

15th January 2011

Jennifer Campbell Fears have been raised over the future of the historic Tennent’s Bar. Announced changes to the layout and services provided by the popular Byres Road institution, Tennent’s Bar, has led to fears that it is to become a modernized ‘gastro-pub’ or brasserie. Reports initially stated that Tennent’s was to become a ‘Nicholson’s pub,’ under a ...