SRC recommendations ignored by university

UCU asks for stricter accountability at university level The University and College Union (UCU) is calling for the Scottish government to implement stricter legislation to ensure governance and accountability at university level. They argue…

Gregor Townsend: a soundbite

After GUSA’s Sport and Wellbeing Week success earlier this year, and with Glasgow Commonwealth Games rapidly approaching, it seemed only right to have a (quick) chat to one of Scotland’s most influential sportsmen, the…

Manvir still missing

Glasgow University third year medical student Manvir Singh has been missing since Wednesday 19 March and his whereabouts are still unknown. His family are appealing for any information about his disappearance. Manvir was last seen…

Marking boycott delayed

Delayed graduations and examination chaos remain a possibility as university staff and employers continue to be deadlocked in UK-wide negotiations over pay. In what has been seen as the ultimate escalation of the dispute, members…

Students criticised over ‘scrub crawl’

Members of Medchir student society criticised for wearing NHS scrubs on night out While sub crawls have become popular and familiar events in the calendars of many of Glasgow University’s societies, Glasgow University medics have…

Postgraduate applications up

The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) has released its figures for postgraduate intake at Glasgow University for the academic year 2012/2013 and found that there was an increase of 3.7% from the previous year,…

Edward Snowden to be installed as rector

Following his election win in February, Edward Snowden will be formally installed as rector of the University of Glasgow later this month. At a ceremony on April 23 in the Bute Hall, Snowden will be…

Real world economics taking hold at Glasgow

Founded last year after economics students were given an introductory module in Post-Keynesian economics, the Glasgow University Real World Economics Society (GURWES) expands on that rare glimpse of critical thought that us economics…

Glasgow University Ltd.

This is the spring of Glasgow’s discontent. Indeed, it would be pretty hard to miss the numerous strikes by university staff over the last few months. And while they seem to be regarded…