Jonathan Richman – Oran Mor – 10/10/2009

Dominic Maxwell-Lewis A welcome addition to the steady stream of acts rolling through Oran Mor this month was Jonathan Richman. Without any of The Modern Lovers and accompanied on the drums by Tommy O’Reilly, the stage was a simple…

Students still waiting for loans and grants

Anna Murray Thousands of students in Britain have still not received their first payment of bursaries and loans from government bodies almost a month into the academic year. A record 135,784 applicants this year have left the Student Awards…

SRC positions to remain vacant

Craig MacLellan The nominations have been announced for the Student Representatives’ Council’s (SRC) forthcoming autumn elections, though a number of the positions have once again been left vacant. The posts of Academic Convenor for Veterinary Medicine and Postgraduate Taught…

Students left without loans

Craig MacLellan Thousand of English students, including those studying at Scottish universities, have been left without their loans after the Student Loans Company (SLC) struggled with demand for loans. The firm, which has only this year taken over the…

News in brief: 28/09/09

Lecturer killed in Ethiopia Professor Simon Thirgood, Honorary Professor in Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was killed in Ethiopia on 30 August. Professor Thirgood, who had been working on a biodiversity project at the time, was killed when…