28th April 2014 - The Glasgow Guardian

Hive/Stevenson extension delayed further

28th April 2014

Fraser McGowan The new extension to the Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) and the Glasgow University Union (GUU) is estimated to cost the University an additional £516,000, Glasgow Guardian can reveal. At a meeting of the University Court on 12 February, the Finance Committee reported that that they had agreed “to proceed to re-tender” and ...

Real world economics at Glasgow

28th April 2014

Faheem Ahmed Rokadiya Founded last year after economics students were given an introductory module in Post-Keynesian economics, the Glasgow University Real World Economics Society (GURWES) expands on that rare glimpse of critical thought that us economics students were later explicitly told to “forget” for the remainder of our degree programme. In that module we were ...

Senate slip-up

28th April 2014

Euan McTear Glasgow Guardian can reveal that more than 250 decisions were made or approved by Glasgow University’s Senate since 2008 without the meetings being quorate. This means that meetings have not been sufficiently attended to make votes constitutional. In the five year period from the academic year 2008/09 to 2012/13, Senate approved or endorsed ...