Silence of the LAMB

The Glasgow University Union has decided to suspend all single sex dinners whilst they conduct an independent review into the culture of the union. This independent review was announced after the Glasgow Ancients debate scandal caused…

NUS: That’s What She Said!

An NUS study published almost in conjunction with events that unfolded in the GUU debates chamber has shed light on the widespread nature of campus sexism and ‘laddism’ at universities across the UK.  The…

Glasgow sees increase in postgrad applications

Glasgow University has reported a 3.1% increase in postgraduate applications, despite Scotland experiencing a 2.6% decrease of applicants on the whole according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). The HESA figures also reported postgraduate applications…

South Korea and Scottish unis: best buds?

On the 6th of March, Scottish Universities, which represents Scotland’s 19 higher educational institutions and the Korean Council for University education, which represents 201 of South Korea’s University institutions, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to…

10 Minutes with: Calum Nicol

Following on from a fantastic year of sport at Glasgow University, the Glasgow Guardian managed to grab an interview with up and coming basketball star, Calum Nicol. Guardian: What have been your personal sporting highlights in…

Penny for your thoughts

Katherine Thomas Well, perhaps that headline was misleading. What I really meant was penny for your brain. Or maybe you could just give it to me for free? Maybe I’ll just take it when you don’t need it anymore?…

Reinventing higher education

A leading think-tank has published a report suggesting that a radical overhaul of higher education is required to prevent the death of the university as we know it. The Institute for Public Policy Research,…