2021 March



QMU Non-Executive Spring Hustings 2021

2nd 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 Non-Executive Hustings, as well as the links you need to find candidate manifestos and where you can vote. Yesterday, the QMU held their Spring Elections Hustings via Facebook Live, ...


Manifesto analysis – Julia Hegele for SRC Vice President of Student Support

1st March 2021

One of two candidates running for the position of Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President of Student Support (VPSS) is Julia Hegele. Having been Gender Equality Officer for the SRC for the past two years and worked as a University court assessor throughout the past year, Julia offers a wealth of experience relating to student ...


Manifesto analysis – Ella McCabe for SRC President

1st March 2021

Holly Jennings analyses Ella McCabe manifesto for VPSA following their interview. Following her year as the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President of Student Support, Ella McCabe is running for SRC President. Ella has experience in multiple positions across the University, from serving on the Glasgow University Union Board of Management to committee involvement with ...


Student-led team at Glasgow publish the UK’s first student interdisciplinary journal

1st March 2021

Contributors come from Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, and Glasgow, with a variety of different disciplines. A student-led team at the University of Glasgow has published the UK’s first student interdisciplinary journal, titled The 1451 Review.  The first volume of the review contains contributors from the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, London School of Economics and Political Science, ...


TEDxUniversity of Glasgow are to launch their first virtual conference this week

1st March 2021

 The conference ticket will include a virtual goodie bag and access to entertainment performances. For the first time in TEDxUniversity of Glasgow history, the eagerly-anticipated and well-renowned main conference will be brought to all viewers in their homes, entirely virtually. “Distortion” is the theme of 2021’s online event, which is to take place on the ...


Review: The Dig

1st March 2021

Netflix film The Dig tells the story of the discovery of Sutton Hoo. Before 1938, one of the biggest archaeological finds in Britain remained deep under burial mounds on an estate in Ipswich, East Anglia. Curious about what was under these mounds, estate owner Edith Pretty contacted Ipswich Museum in summer 1937, and the following ...


Manifesto analysis – Eva Simmons for SRC’s Vice President of Student Support

1st March 2021

Rebecca Scott analyses Eva Simmons’ manifesto for VPSS following their interview. One of two candidates running for the position of Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President of Student Support (VPSS) is Eva Simmons. Having been a General Representative for the SRC over the past six months, Eva has first-hand experience with the Council and voicing ...


Manifesto analysis – Miko Mojsiej for SRC President

1st March 2021

Holly Jennings analyses Miko Mojsiej manifesto for SRC President following their interview. For the first time in years, the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) President position is contested. Miko is undoubtedly the dark horse of the race, lacking experience with the SRC. However, given students frustration over the SRC’s handling of the pandemic (see: Glasknow 2.0), ...


Manifesto analysis – Tigerlily Bloggs for SRC’s Vice President of Student Activities

1st March 2021

Luke Chafer analyses Tigerlily Bloggs’ manifesto for VPSA following their interview. The last candidate in the spotlight for the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President for Student Activities (VPSA) role is Tigerlily Bloggs. A candidate that also offers a wide range of experience from on-campus societies: she has previously held the role of General Secretary ...


‘Murano 12’ threatened with eviction and £1,200 fine after suffering trauma from external parties

1st March 2021

The University accused of focusing more on payment for damages than student welfare. Content warning: Sexual assault Following three traumatic events which impacted a singular flat at Murano Street Student Village across two weeks, the affected students – the “Murano 12” – have consequently been presented with a bill for damages costing over £1,200 alongside ...