SAAS delays loans to students

Changes to the technology used to process SAAS applicants faster this year has led to thousands of students being left without living expenses since September. The Scottish government had previously claimed that applicants who had yet…

£1 Billion “Black hole” at centre of education policy

The British government is facing further allegations of incompetence against its higher education policy after it was revealed that there had been a £1 billion miscalculation in the estimation of reform costs. As a result, the…

Britain as bad as Kazakhstan in postgraduate education

A report examining the state of Europe’s Postgraduate education has found British universities to be among the worst. Britain was placed joint bottom of the result table – tied with the nation of Kazakhstan. The Higher…

GUU continues to affiliate with undemocratic society

Glasgow University Union has faced criticism following their decision to re-affiliate Glasgow University International Society, despite warnings from the SRC that the society is undemocratic. This summer Glasgow’s International Society applied for reaffiliation to the SRC…

University of Glasgow launches plans for new museum

The University of Glasgow has launched plans for a new museum in the Kelvin Hall. The University is currently in talks with hall owners Glasgow Life, the branch of Glasgow City Council who are responsible for…

LAMB still on the menu

Glasgow University Union hosted their controversial ‘Last All Male Board’ dinner at the end of November. The dinner was a tradition set up by the GUU’s all-male board of management once the union was forced to…

Fee chaos for year abroad students

Confusion over the University and the year-abroad programmes offered has led to a student not receiving Student Finance for nearly two months after the academic year began. Sasha Murphy, now a fourth year student studying History,…