QMU Autumn by-election

Halloween saw the Queen Margaret Union hold its autumn by-election for new board members. The successfully elected candidates were Kerr Stevenson, Saxon Strausz, Bryce Johnston, Calum MacInnes, Sean McFadden, Andrew McAllister and Emma Jewson.…

Glasgow University to hold independence poll

Students at the University of Glasgow have launched plans to hold a campus referendum on Scottish Independence. A broad coalition of student societies will invite all 23,000 students to the ballot boxes next February, ahead of…

Russell Group Universities in Clearing

Six of the twenty-four Russell Group universities were available through UCAS Clearing this year, a rarity for the Group. Some members of the Group have never been offered through Clearing before. The Russell Group blamed this…

A £7m development? Now is the time to protect the unions.

Confirmation of the University’s investment in Glasgow University Union (GUU) was welcome news to this writer: partly because of my affinity with the aforementioned institution as ex-President; but more importantly, because it signalled a tangible investment…

GUST anger over ‘Say Hello’ video

Members of Glasgow student television team, GUST, have expressed anger over the University spending £15 505 oo the ‘Say Hello’ youtube video released in July. All forms of student media, including GUST, GUM and Subcity, are…

QMU block grant suspended

£67,000 of the University’s block grant to the Queen Margaret Union has been suspended by the University Court’s Student Finance Sub-Committee. The QMU – who were informed of the decision on the second day of Freshers’…