A Newspaper or Prawn’s Pee

The Prawn’s Pee project plays with the time old format of a newspaper but not as we know it. Utilizing an old printing press and using screen printing to come out with around 200 issues a…

Olympic Alumnus honoured by University

Olympic Gold Medalist and Glasgow University Alumnus Katherine Grainger has been awarded the GU Young Alumnus of the Year Award. Katherine Grainger MBE, Britain’s most successful female rower, won a Gold medal for Team GB at…

SMG to get 3.6% pay rise

The Senior Management Group (SMG) will receive an increased pay rise of 3.6%, the University has confirmed. The increase in salaries from members of the SMG was negotiated during the Court meeting which took place on…

The X Factor: Where Does It Go From Here?

So, as 2012 begins to wrap up its concluding weeks, another series of The X Factor has ceased airing. But in case you don’t own a computer or aren’t in touch with the television…

For the students, by the students?

Two announcements of note caught my attention this month. Firstly, the news that Glasgow University Union (GUU) is receiving £7m for a new extension development. Secondly, this newspaper’s revelation that the Queen Margaret Union (QMU) has…

In defence of austerity

Since the start of the coalition, the very idea of deep spending cuts and austerity has become gradually more popular to demonize and protest against. All students at this university have, at some point, been exposed…

UWS hit harder by SAAS incompetency

Even as most students from the Glasgow University are having their applications processed and beginning to receive funding from SAAS, the same cannot be said for all students. Up to 700 students at the University of…