2011 March



Tennis club swing for victory

17th March 2011

Joe Mclean THE GLASGOW UNIVERSITY Tennis team have battled against a previous history of defeats to finally get ahead and into the semi finals of the BUCS Men’s competition. The club’s past track record has been disappointing, with the team being knocked out in the first round for the last two years of the competition. ...


GUSA ball a sporting success

17th March 2011

Joe Mclean THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE Glasgow University Sports Association’s calendar is the annual GUSA Ball. This year the black-tie dinner dance, at which Blues, Half-Blues and Sporting Awards are presented to successful student athletes and teams, has been heralded as a sporting success by the GUSA council. The event, which took place at the ...


GURC spurred on to success

17th March 2011

Joe Mclean THE GLASGOW UNIVERSITY RIDING CLUB (GURC) has had one of their most successful seasons on record. Both the A and B teams have qualified for the BUCS Equestrian regional heats, which are the qualifiers for the BUCS national championships, with the A team winning all of their league fixtures en route to qualification. ...


Glasgow University Sport Results

17th March 2011

Basketball Men’s 2nd 60 – 52 Edinburgh Men’s 2nd Fencing Women’s 1st 135 – 75 Bangor Women’s 1st Football Men’s 3rd 0 – 0 Stirling Men’s 3rd Golf 1st 3 – 5 Stirling 2nd Hockey Women’s 3rd 3 – 2 Robert Gordon Women’s 2nd Hockey Women’s 2nd 2 – 1 Abertay Women’s 1st Hockey Men’s ...


Old Firm: New era, age old problems

17th March 2011

Joe Mclean Glasgow was named as Scotland’s ‘artistic powerhouse’ this week, once again proud to be called a City of Culture. Ironically this announcement came the day before the Scottish Government held their Old Firm summit at Holyrood, to discuss the mayhem surrounding the recent Celtic and Rangers games in the city, a game the ...


Staff set to strike

16th March 2011

University lecturers across the country are set to walk out this month in a strike over disputed changes to staff pension schemes....


GUSA ball awards 2011

11th March 2011

Blues Awards 2010 – 2011 A GUSA Blue is the highest individual sporting award presented at Glasgow University to the sportsmen and women who have consistently performed in an outstanding manner, excelling at an elite level throughout the previous season. Full Blues Name,Category Colin McMorrin,Canoe Louise Creechan,Fencing Craig Moffat,Karate Stephanie McDowall,Rowing Half Blues Name,Cat...


Students make their voice heard

8th March 2011

2,000 people turned out to lobby the University of Glasgow Court against planned cuts to student courses, as part of university plans to save £20 million....


NUS head in campus “kettle”

8th March 2011

Aaron Porter, President of the National Union of Students (NUS), was surrounded and heckled by Glasgow University students on a recent visit to a Labour Party conference....


SRC elections spring into gear

8th March 2011

Philine Apenburg The nominations for Glasgow University’s Students’ Representative Council (GUSRC) spring elections have been taken in and confirmed. In the election the positions on the Council for academic officers, welfare officers, and sabbatical officers will be open for election. The structure of the SRC Council has been changed in order to reflect the new ...