Hares and Hounds continue to dominate

Thomas Fay snatched gold in the Glasgow Hares and Hounds annual 5 mile road race, as the former Glasgow student returned to his former stomping ground to comfortably take the title by 53 seconds ahead of current Glasgow student…

Knock out blow for Glasgow Boxing

Fighters descended on Dundee from around the country, piling into the small basement club in the Student Union that, for one day only, was converted into a boxing arena to host the coveted Scottish University Championships. There is an…

The curious case of John Oguchuckwu

John should be sitting where you are now: reading the Glasgow Guardian, in the library perhaps, maybe over a coffee, taking a break from writing his honours dissertation. Instead, the Glasgow student is in Lagos, Nigeria,…

MyCampus (December feature)

Part 1: it will be “MyCampus, but not as we know it” The issues which made the implementation of MyCampus almost farcical when it launched in September should be resolved by the beginning of the next academic year, according…

MyCampus: staff feedback

The following is a body of staff comments given as part of the staff consultation on MyCampus, which was initiated in the wake of the system’s troubled launch in September 2011. There is very little functionality in this system,…

2012: ‘MyCampus, but not as we know it’

The issues which made the implementation of MyCampus almost farcical when it launched in September should be resolved by the beginning of the next academic year, according to the university’s vice principal of learning and teaching,…

How to make the worst of software changeovers

Hello, and welcome to the 2011/12 edition of Bureaucracy and You, your one-stop shop for maximising inefficiency, alienation and teeth-grinding rage among your consumers. In this simple and easy-to-follow guide, we use real-life examples to take you through methods…