Student information released to police

A freedom of information request by the Evening Times has revealed that Glasgow University passed personal details of more than 30 students onto the police with regards to a bomb hoax, fraud offences…

Debts prevent students from enrolling

Students denied registration for the next academic year with extreme consequences. Glasgow University has been refusing registration for the next academic year to students who have a debt to the…

Garage Ads Banned

Glasgow nightclub The Garage has been forced to remove four ads from its Facebook page, after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled that they breached the codes for responsible advertising. The ASA released…

‘To whom it may concern’

On Snowden’s election as Rector and its consequences When I heard that the Very Reverend Kelvin Holdsworth was standing as a candidate in this year’s Rectorial Election, I was slightly suspicious. “Why is this…

Glasgow vs Edinburgh: A tale of two cities

Which city comes out on top for students? An article written in The Scotsman recently reported that Edinburgh was a cheaper university city than Glasgow to live in, and so the historic rivalry between…

The ever-changing league tables

Here’s a question. Can a university really be ‘better’ than another? League tables want to tell youyes, because, well, that’s their job. People have a desire to have important decisions made for…

Conference confusion over Palestinian flag

Glasgow City Council have raised doubts over the veracity of reports that an international business conference, due to be held in Glasgow, was cancelled in response to the decision to fly the Palestinian…