Elections 2020



Interview and manifesto analysis: Rachel Symon – SRC VP Student Support

3rd March 2020

Hailie Pentleton Online Team Member Rachel Symon, an undergraduate Spanish and Classics student, is one of the four candidates hoping to become the Vice President of Student Support within the SRC. As a disabled student Rachel recognises and has experienced some of the issues she seeks to rectify if elected. This year, Rachel has served ...


SRC Non-Sabbatical Spring Hustings

3rd March 2020

Jasmine Urquhart and Blair Cunningham Reporter and Deputy Theatre Editor The SRC 2020 Spring Elections open at 9am on Wednesday 4 March and close at 5pm on Thursday 5 March. Here’s what went down at the non-sabbatical hustings, as well as the links you need to find candidate manifestos and where you can vote. Yesterday ...


Interview and manifesto analysis: Liam Brady – SRC President

3rd March 2020

Tara Gandhi Editor-in-Chief Liam Brady running uncontested to be the SRC President, following his year as SRC VP for Education. His manifesto focuses on welfare, academic support and improving the student experience. His time working as VP Education is clear in his manifesto as he clearly pinpoints what students are wanting from teaching at U ...


Interview and manifesto analysis: Nam Ranpuria – GUU President

3rd March 2020

Holly Ellis Writer Nam Ranpuria is a second year law and politics student running for GUU president. She has previous experience on the GUU board and has been heavily involved within the welfare committee. With two years of experience, Nam is incredibly positive about the future of the GUU.  The manifesto she offers intends to ...


Interview and manifesto analysis: Kelly MacArthur – QMU President

3rd March 2020

Jordan Hunter Deputy News Editor Kelly MacArthur’s manifesto focuses on trying to make the appeal that QMU is historically known for, working to build inclusivity and welfare. She does this in several instances such as by promoting LGBTQ+ events, promoting mental health campaigns like Elephant in the Room, and combating gender-based violence. Her manifesto sets ...


GUSA Hustings coverage

3rd March 2020

Holly Jennings and Holly Ellis Views Editor and Writer  Last night, the Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) held their spring council election hustings, where all council members had the opportunity to pitch their manifestos to an open room and answer questions from the audience, both live and from the live stream on their Facebook page.  ...


QMU Hustings coverage

3rd March 2020

Jordan Hunter and Silas Pease Deputy News Editor and Reporter Didn’t make it to the QMU? Don’t worry, Jordan and Silas have a run down of all the positions and questions, from the serious to the silly. Last night culminated the first day of election action, and QMU hosted the hustings for their non-executive positions. ...


Interview and manifesto analysis: Elinor Tipper – SRC VP Student Activities

3rd March 2020

Holly Jennings Views Editor Editor’s Note – The first time she interviewed with us, our camera did not record the conversation. We immediately restarted, but it should be known Elinor had previously heard these questions before we recorded this version! Currently a fourth-year Psychology student, Elinor Tipper is running as one of the two candidates ...


Katerina Schwartz – QMU VP Memberships, Clubs, and Societies

3rd March 2020

Tara Gandhi Editor-in-Chief Katerina P. Schwartz is running for the contested position of QMU VP MCS, and has chosen not to interview with The Glasgow Guardian as part of her campaign. We have reached out to see if there is anything we can do to accommodate her but she is happy in her decision. She ...


Interview and manifesto analysis: Pheobe Reilly – GUSA President

2nd March 2020

Tara Gandhi Editor-in-Chief Current GUSA Welfare Convenor, Phoebe Reilly has been involved in GUSA for a number of years now. In her time as Welfare Convenor, she met with Equality and Diversity teams at the university to discuss improvements to the GUSA consitution, and took part in voluntary sexual violence training, two things she hopes ...