I’m News Editor for The Glasgow Guardian, covering campus news and broader student-focused stories.

What I cover

I cover a varitey of news stories including industrial action, student campaigns and political intrigue. I am most interested in covering developments in Scottish poltitics and they impact students through issues such as funding and the housing crisis.

My background

I am a third year student of History and Scottish Literature from Glasgow.

Last updated: 09/02/2024

Rector voting opens

The election for the next Rector of the University of Glasgow has opened via the UofG Life app. Voting for the next rector has officially begun, as of 9:00am Monday 24 March. All current students are eligible to vote via the UofG Life app in the ‘voting’ tab. The electronic

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Rector candidates discuss the campaign

Confirmed candidates to be the next University of Glasgow Rector have spoken to The Glasgow Guardian. As the election for the next Rector of the University of Glasgow approaches, four of the candidates have given exclusive interviews to The Glasgow Guardian to discuss their unique pitch to students and the

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Staff at University of Aberdeen to strike over cuts

A University and College Union ballot for staff at the University of Aberdeen has returned with a mandate for strike action over proposed cuts to language degrees. University of Aberdeen staff are expected to strike in response to plans from senior management to cut language degrees at the University. The

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University building occupation ends after two weeks

The occupation of 11 University Gardens by Glasgow Against Arms and Fossil Fuels has ended after just over two weeks. The occupation of George Service House at 11 University Gardens by Glasgow Against Arms and Fossil Fuels ended last Tuesday after over two weeks. On the morning of Tuesday 6

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Council by-election in Hillhead

All candidates are now confirmed for the council by-election due to take place soon for Hillhead. A by-election for the council ward of Hillhead is due to take place next month. The West End ward encompasses most of the University of Glasgow’s main campus and stretches from Byres Road in

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Update on University building occupation

Nearly two weeks into the occupation of 11 University Gardens, Glasgow Against Arms and Fossil Fuels (GAAF) tell The Glasgow Guardian “we are confident we won’t face repercussions” for their actions, and discussed plans to repurpose the building to host “community events”.  Operating under the name of GAAF since the

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Four candidates confirmed for 2024 Rectorial election

Four candidates have been nominated in the upcoming 2024 University of Glasgow Rectorial elections. Following the Monday deadline for nominations, the confirmed candidates have been revealed by the University: Dr Ghassan S. Abu-Sittah, Susan McCabe, Lady Rita Rae, and Paul Sweeney MSP.  The Rector is a student-elected position on the

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Paul Sweeney MSP runs for rector

Member of the Scottish Parliament for Scottish Labour and UofG alumni, Paul Sweeney, is running to be the next Rector of the University. Labour politician and former UofG alumni Paul Sweeney will be nominated to be the next Rector of the University of Glasgow, The Glasgow Guardian can reveal. The

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Data reveals extent of grade inflation at UofG

New data seen by The Glasgow Guardian has revealed that the number of undergraduates awarded top grades at the University of Glasgow have steadily increased in recent years. Data seen by The Glasgow Guardian has shown a dramatic increase in the number of first class degrees awarded by the University

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