2017 June



Manifesto Analysis: Benjamin Denton-Cardew

6th June 2017

Katy Scott News Editor Benjamin Denton-Cardew’s manifesto pledges are well-meaning on the grand scale of things, but fail to address more local problems relating to his target area of Govan in Glasgow South West. He intends, if elected, to investigate adding an extra 1p onto council tax to aid the NHS exclusively as well as ...


Glasgow University students owed over £1600 in deposits

6th June 2017

Katy Scott News Editor SafeDeposits Scotland has recently revealed that students in Scotland have yet to claim back almost £62,000 from the deposit scheme. A total of 188 tenancy deposits remain unclaimed by students from Scottish colleges and universities. Glasgow University students have a total of £1,678.00 to reclaim. The university with the most forgotten ...


University of Glasgow Lecturer facing Deportation

6th June 2017

Georgia McShane Writer Dr Kevin Parsons, a lecturer at the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Biodiversity, is facing deportation after the Home Office rejected his Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application. Parsons runs the risk of being deported as early as 11 June if he does not adhere to the Home Office’s order to leave ...


What a Difference a Year Makes

2nd June 2017

Georgia McShane Writer As I sit here on the eve of the Eurovision finale – which will, by the time you read this, have produced 2017’s winner – I cannot help but be reminded of the monumental changes which have occurred over the year. You see, this time last year my friends and I were ...