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…

New governance code ignores SRC suggestions

Glasgow University is to implement the main points of the controversial new Scottish Code of Good Higher Education Governance. The aim of the Code is to “promote the enduring success, integrity and probity” of the institutions…