2021 March



GUU election results

4th March 2021

GUU may only have had one race but it is one of the closest to date. The GUU has certified its results meaning Amy Briggs will be elected president. The Glasgow University Union was broadly uncontested with only a singular race, which saw Fuad Kehinde winning the position of library convenor. The results are as ...


GUSA Council election results

4th March 2021

Most positions were uncontested including the presidency with only convenors for sport, events and welfare being contested. The results of the GUSA spring elections 2021 have been announced. The results were announced by out-going GUSA president Sherief Kholeif, revealing all elected positions on the GUSA council for the next academic year. The elections to the ...


SRC’s 2021 spring election results announced

4th March 2021

The results were announced on a livestream hosted by the SRC’s current president Liam Brady and SRC returning officer Andrew McConnell. The results have been announced for the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) spring elections. Taking place on a Facebook livestream hosted by current president Liam Brady and SRC returning officer Andrew McConnell, results were revealed ...


QMU election results

4th March 2021

Queen Margaret Union’s election closed in a hotly contested presidential race which saw Susanna Zarli being elected. There was only one other contested election, that being for tech convenor, which was won by Ashliegh Reece. There were no disqualifications or reported irregularities and no position was reopened for nominations. The results were as follows: Current ...


Manifesto analysis – Amy Briggs for GUU President

4th March 2021

Samyukta Vidyashankar analyses Amy Briggs’ manifesto for GUU President following their interview. Amy Briggs is a third-year student Chemistry student who has recently been elected as President of the Glasgow University Union (GUU). She won uncontested which is unusual when it comes to elections at the GUU. Regardless, with two years of experience as PSM, ...


Flat Nightmares: There’s a rat in my flat!

4th March 2021

The kind of rat-holes students live in. Before my second year at uni, I had only encountered one rat in my life. Its bug-eyes peered out behind a takeaway joint during my interrailing trip in Berlin, burrowing into a sea of soiled styrofoam cones and curried bratwurst, before scuttling down by the Alexanderplatz underpass. Momentary ...


Bringing Bach back: the Bridgerton effect

4th March 2021

Megan McManus argues it’s time we re-examine classical music, and why it deserves a place “Bach” in the charts – no longer relegated to study playlists. Shonda Rhimes’ latest regency romance series Bridgerton has certainly made waves in recent weeks. With its historicised Gossip Girl context, eye-catching costumes and raunchy sex scenes – the series has ...


Can too much choice be a bad thing?

4th March 2021

After Disney’s announcement of its extensive slate of upcoming projects, Tenzin Murry explores this explosion of entertainment. 2020 was a year defined by being locked down and indoors. A recent Ofcom study confirmed that many people had little else to do besides binge their way through box-sets in Netflix’s back-catalogue. Viewing figures for streaming services ...


GUU Hustings Coverage 2021

4th March 2021

GUU Elections are on Thursday 4th March from 9am to 7pm. Here’s what went down at their hustings.  The Glasgow University Union Elections are today. They ran their hustings on Facebook Live, with candidates summarising their manifestos and answering questions last night. There is only one contested election, which is the libraries convenor race.  Executive ...


Manifesto Analysis- Josh Hay for QMU President

3rd March 2021

Jordan Hunter analyses Josh Hay’s manifesto for QMU President following their interview. Josh Hay has been running an interesting campaign to say the least. Between his video full of cinematic references and his endorsement from his dog his campaign has the energy that he’s  known for throughout the union. His manifesto brings interesting ideas to ...