University court rejects divestment petition

22nd October 2020

The petition put forward by Glasgow University Arms Divestment Coalition demanded the University of Glasgow fully divest from companies involved in arms trade within two years. The University court has rejected the petition put forward by Glasgow University Arms Divestment Coalition (GUADC), demanding that the institution fully divests from companies involved in the arms trade ...


E-scooters set to scoot into Glasgow

21st October 2020

A city council committee has recommended a trial scheme and could be deployed in Glasgow as early as this year. Electric scooters could be deployed in Glasgow before 2021, as a city council committee has recommended a trial scheme. These battery-powered scooters, extremely popular in the United States and mainland Europe, offer a “last mile” ...


High levels of anxiety and PTSD found among nurses and care staff dealing with Covid-19

21st October 2020

Glasgow’s Dr David MacTaggart estimates 43% of Northern Italy’s care staff have been left with moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety and PTSD working during the pandemic. A recent study has revealed high levels of anxiety and PTSD amongst nursing and care home staff resulting from dealing with Covid-19.  In the first detailed on the ...


SRC’s 2020 autumn election results announced

16th October 2020

The results were announced on a livestream hosted by the SRC’s vice president student activities and the results returning officer. The results of the SRC’s 2020 autumn elections have been announced. Taking place on a livestream hosted by Amy MacKenzie Smith, SRC vice president student activities and the SRC’s results returning officer named Drew, results ...


QMU Autumn election results announced

16th October 2020

Results were revealed this morning of Friday 16 October after voting was extended to 9am today over technical fault in the online voting system. The QMU Autumn elections results of autumn 2020 are in.The results were declared later than expected due to technical issues with the online voting process which led to voting extended to ...


SRC Convenors and Officers byelections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

The SRC are electing officers for charities, clubs and societies; international students and postgraduate convenors for the arts and research. The SRC is holding by-elections for a variety of convenor and officer roles on Thursday which include Charities, Clubs and Societies officer; International Student officer, Postgraduate Arts Convenor and Postgraduate Research Convenor. Here we have ...


SRC First Year Student Representatives byelections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

Two candidates with the most votes will be elected First Year Representatives. Zainab Alshaber Zainab lists many goals within her manifesto targeted at improving student life both on and off campus, many of which aim to provide social opportunities for students in the current pandemic. These goals include setting up both social and virtual spaces ...


SRC General Representatives byelections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

Four candidates with the most votes will be elected. On Thursday 15 October, voting opens to elect four general representatives of the SRC student council. Here are the candidates and their manifestos with review and analysis. Bailey Camack  Bailey is a second year Common Law student running for SRC General Representative. Bailey was an SRC ...


Queen Margaret Union by-elections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

The QMU are electing current and first year student representatives. It’s election season at the University of Glasgow once again. On Thursday 15 October, all registered members of the QMU will have the opportunity to vote for first year and current student representatives. Both positions open to first year students are uncontested.  Current Student Representative ...


SRC School Representatives byelections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

Four schools at the University of Glasgow are electing a sole representative to represent their students at the SRC student council. The SRC is holding by-elections for one representative from four different schools at the University, here we look at the candidates and provide a review and analysis.  School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing Representative ...