2013 September



Students to face textbook price shock

16th September 2013

Euan McTear Students at the Glasgow University could be in for a shock when it comes to purchasing textbooks for the new term, as the prices of several texts used by the University have increased by up to 300%. It is not just at Glasgow where prices have risen considerably; anyone who purchases textbooks outside ...


Welcome home, John

16th September 2013

Amy MacKinnon John Oguchukwu, a Glasgow student who was deported back to Nigeria in 2011 amidst severe criticism, has been granted leave the remain in the UK indefinitely. In November 2011, the Glasgow Guardian reported the story of Oguchukwu who was ‘forcibly removed’ from the UK after his bid for asylum failed in the Scottish High ...


Back to school

13th September 2013

Kayleigh Fraser Returning to full time education after spending time in the big, bad grown-up world is one of the most exciting, yet daunting, experiences I’ve ever known. I’m about to start my fourth and final year of my undergrad degree after having taken some time out. The decision to “drop out” of uni was ...


QMU renovated over summer

13th September 2013

Laura Brown The Queen Maragaret Union (QMU) has undergone an extensive refurbishment over the summer, including the long overdue removal of asbestos from the building. The 1960’s premises has seen a redesign of the ground and second floors under the new QMU President, Calum McInnes. The work seeks to make better use of the available ...