Elections 2017



GUSA Election Results Announced

2nd March 2017

Jess Owen News Editor This evening the results for the Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) election were announced. Outgoing Vice President Isabella Heath has been elected as President, beating fellow candidate Liam Roberts for the position. Last year’s Health and Fitness Convenor Paddy Everingham has also beaten rival candidate Sally Bell for the position of ...


SRC election results announced

2nd March 2017

Katy Scott News Editor The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) elections closed at 5pm today, with the winners announced afterwards at 6:30pm. Outgoing Vice President (VP) Education Kate Powell has been elected uncontested to the position of President with 1432 votes. Outgoing representative for the School of Humanities, Hannah-May Todd, has been elected with 860 votes ...


As it happened: 2017 election winners

2nd March 2017

Welcome to the Glasgow Guardian’s closed election announcements live blog! You can let us know your thoughts by tweeting us at @GlasgowGuardian, or send a Facebook message to the Glasgow Guardian page. You can read and watch all our coverage here. ...


As it happened: GUU Hustings

1st March 2017

Welcome to the complete Glasgow Guardian live blog for the GUU Hustings! The debates were a chance to discuss the candidates’ manifestos and ask questions. You can read and watch all our interviews and analysis for the GUU here. ...


Interview and analysis: Ash Ringhus – GUU Presidential Candidate (unopposed)

1st March 2017

Andrew McCluskey and Kate Snowdon Reporter and Editor Manifesto Analysis Ash Ringhus is running unopposed for President of the Glasgow University Union (GUU), following the late dropout of his only competitor, Blair Lockwood. While Ringhus’ manifesto offers few revolutionary ideas, several reasonable and highly positive proposals do stand out; increased support for mental health issues, ...


Interview and analysis: Ailsa Jones – GUU Honorary Secretary Candidate

1st March 2017

Austen Shakespeare Reporter Manifesto Analysis Jones wishes to continue the good work of the sexual violence prevention training. She intends to do this by getting already trained students to roll out sessions to help further the cause, something that has seen some success in other student bodies. Jones hopes for mandatory training for heads of ...


Interview and analysis: Sally Bell – GUSA VP Candidate

1st March 2017

Selena Jackson Features Editor Manifesto Analysis After a year as Glasgow University’s Sport Association (GUSA) Welfare Convenor, Sally Bell is now aiming higher, running for the position of Vice President. As Welfare Convenor, she worked with a number of cross-campus groups, and she certainly has a solid track record behind her, including orchestrating GUSA’s involvement ...


Interview and analysis: Liam Roberts – GUSA Presidential Candidate

1st March 2017

Jack Haugh Sports Editor Manifesto Analysis Of the two GUSA Presidential candidates, Liam Roberts’s manifesto is the most daring, including a radical redesign of the existing Club-Tier system which could drastically affect how clubs are funded. However, it would completely contradict Glasgow University’s commitment to widening participation by shifting wealth towards the “elite”...


Interview and analysis: Paddy Everingham – GUSA VP Candidate

1st March 2017

Megan Brass Writer Manifesto Analysis Candidate for Glasgow University’s Sport Association (GUSA) Vice President Paddy Everingham is highly passionate and offers long term yet reasonably feasible goals. A sport science student and the current Health and Fitness Convenor, he is already largely involved with GUSA and has clear visions on how he would like to ...


Interview and analysis: Craig Everett – GUU Honorary Secretary Candidate

1st March 2017

Hamish Morrison Investigations Editor Manifesto Analysis The first point of Craig Everett’s manifesto is his dedication to improving the catering services at the Union. In the interview, he claims to be working as part of the Board of Management in his role as Present Student Member, with catering firm Moray Young Associates, to provide better ...