2021 March



Manifesto analysis- Susanna Zarli for QMU president

3rd March 2021

Jordan Hunter analyses Susanna Zarli’s manifesto for QMU president following their interview. Susanna is a well experienced candidate coming off her tenure as publication’s convenor and running Qmunicate. Her manifesto mostly relies on creating a creative space and promoting the union’s activism in broader social issues. While she is clear on her aims with the ...


Manifesto analysis – Jessica Woodcock for GUSA President

3rd March 2021

Jade Aimers analyses Jessica Woodcock’s manifesto for GUSA President following their interview. Jessica Woodcock, a candidate with extensive experience, has been elected unopposed to the role of Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) President. Her manifesto promises a great deal, targeting the key issues of representation, welfare, sustainability, and communication. Her overarching ai...


Manifesto analysis – Thomas Stoker for VP Education

3rd March 2021

Jacob Skipper analyses Thomas Stoker’s manifesto for SRC VP Education following their interview. Thomas Stoker is a Common Law and Philosophy student, who was previously a class representative and founder of a “social ecology” society, which believes in environmental protection through a sustainable society. This is an issue he wishes to promote at the Students’ ...


Manifesto analysis – Mia Clarke for SRC Vice President of Education

3rd March 2021

Jacob Skipper analyses Mia Clarke’s manifesto for VP Education following their interview. Mia is a Social Science MRes student, who currently serves as a SRC general representative. She’s worked with the VP student activities on events for and improving engagement with at-home students, as well as improving communication between class and school reps. She believes ...


SRC Sabbatical Spring Hustings 2021

3rd March 2021

The SRC 2021 Spring Elections open at 9am Wednesday 3 March and close at 5pm Thursday 4 March. Here’s what went down at the sabbatical hustings, as well as the links you need to find candidate manifestos and where you can vote. Yesterday, the Students’ Representative Council held their Spring Elections hustings via Facebook Live, ...


QMU Executive Spring Hustings 2021

3rd March 2021

The QMU 2021 Spring Elections open at 9am on Wednesday 3 March and close at 5pm on Thursday 4 March. Here’s what went down at the QMU Executive Debate, as well as the links you need to find candidate manifestos. Last night, the Queen Margaret Union (QMU) ran their Spring Election Hustings for executive positions ...


Glasgow University cancels 2021 summer graduations

2nd March 2021

Online events will take place instead as Bute Hall cannot host socially distant  ceremonies. After months of uncertainty, it has been confirmed today that the University of Glasgow is to cancel all 2021 summer graduation ceremonies.  The announcement came this morning: “Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, we are unable to hold our summer graduation ...


Glasgow University Netball Club is a beacon of hope for university sport

2nd March 2021

Sports Reporter Claire Thomson interviews netball club captain Alix Galbraith about how she and the netball club have coped during these dark times for university sport. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, when university sports clubs everywhere are suffering like never before, Glasgow University Netball Club (GUNC) has been the light at the end of the tunnel ...


The road(map) not taken

2nd March 2021

Johnson and Sturgeon took two very different approaches to announcing their lockdown easing roadmaps, but which was right? Boris Johnson and Nicola Sturgeon have both announced their roadmaps for easing restrictions, a welcome hint towards a post-Covid world as we near the anniversary of the beginning of the first lockdown. Yet, the two announcements took ...


Ex-Glasgow Warriors second row turned professional heavyweight boxer

2nd March 2021

Nick Campbell joins a select few professional athletes to risk it all in attempting to be a success at the elite level of another sport. In the past, fans have occasionally witnessed the greats of different sports turn their attention to a different activity within the sporting world. We have seen the likes of basketball ...