Have you registered to vote?

You are probably not registered to vote. Last year the government changed the registration process to ‘a voting system fit for the 21st century’ so that rather than one person registering everyone in their…

Scottish student debt rises by 69%

It was released at the end of October that debt for Scottish students had risen by 69% for the last academic year, with reported figures as high as…

Science outreach project hailed success

A team of University of Glasgow researchers have completed a successful science outreach project, which brought science to over 6,500 Glaswegians in some of the city’s most deprived neighbourhoods. The Scottish Government’s “Talking Science”…

Gender inequality in University of Glasgow court

The Glasgow Guardian has discovered that the University of Glasgow falls short of the von Prondzynski recommendation that university governing bodies should have a minimum of 40% female representation. In 2011,…

Minimum wage increase

An increase in minimum wage rates has come into effect on 1 October 2014, the first cash increase in real terms in six years. The above inflation rise follows the recommendations from the…

‘Brain drain’ feared in an independent Scotland

There are fears that Scotland’s top universities could lose researchers if there is a yes vote for independence, resulting in a “brain drain.” Despite repeated promises from the Scottish government that independence would…