Elections 2019



GUSA results announced, Paddy Everingham re-elected

7th March 2019

Hamish Morrison News Editor Paddy Everingham has been re-elected as GUSA President, beating his opponents Louise O’Neill and Shereif Kholeif. Sami Mustafa has been elected as Vice-President. Jason McBurnie has been elected as Secretary. The rest of the results are as follows: Alumni Convener – Holly Kirkpatrick Club Sports Convener – Charley Dickens Events Convener ...


Matthew Miller elected GUU President

7th March 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor Matthew Miller has been elected President of the Glasgow University Union (GUU) with 352 votes. His opponent, Owain Campton, received 298 votes. 27 votes were spoiled. This was the first contested GUU presidential race in years. Alexander Farren has also been elected Honorary Secretary with 331 votes. His opponent Matilda Handley received ...


SRC results announced, one sabbatical candidate disqualified

7th March 2019

Hamish Morrison News Editor The results have been announced for the SRC’s spring elections. Tom McFerran, who came second place, has won the position of VP Student Support as his opponent, Yipei Wei, was disqualified for breaking election rules. Scott Kirby has been elected President with 968 votes. He ran unopposed. Kirsty Summers has defeated ...


Winning SRC candidate disqualified for breaking election rules

7th March 2019

Hamish Morrison & Georgina Hayes News Editor & Editor   The candidate that received the most votes for SRC VP Student Support (VPSS), Yipei Wei, has been disqualified for breaking election rules. Runner up Tom McFerran has been elected as VPSS. The Glasgow Guardian understands that Wei was reported on four separate counts to the ...


QMU election results in

7th March 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor The results for the QMU elections are in, with Courtney Hughes being elected as President with 195 votes. Mitchell Welsh has been elected VP Membership, Clubs and Societies with 110 votes, and Juliet Smith has been elected as VP Board with 121 votes. For more results, read below: Josh Hay is deemed ...


Interview and analysis: Fay Pennington – QMU VP Membership, Clubs & Societies

6th March 2019

Emily Hay Books Columnist This is the second year in a row that Fay Pennington has run for QMU VP Membership, Clubs and Societies and the experience listed on her manifesto is much the same as last year. When questioned on why she’s better suited to the position now she told us she’s since taken ...


Interview and analysis: Katerina Partolina Schwartz – QMU VP Membership, Clubs & Societies

6th March 2019

Jordan Hunter Writer Katerina shows clear passion for addressing the issues inside of the QMU. She recognizes the problems, but her mechanisms in trying to address these issues often fall short of a real description of how to solve them.  Her first point is probably her best, as it addresses how to ensure the rough ...


Interview and analysis: Shereif Kholeif – GUSA President

6th March 2019

Hamish Morrison News Editor In a tight three-way race for GUSA President, Shereif Kholeif is pulling out all the stops on social media to defeat incumbent Paddy Everingham. He’s been described to The Glasgow Guardian as the “king of social media” and he is undeniably at home in front of a camera. Kholeif’s manifesto conveys ...


Live blog: GUU hustings

6th March 2019

Welcome to the Glasgow Guardian’s live blog of the GUSA Hustings, starting at 6.30 pm on 6 March. Feel free to tweet us any comments or [email protected] or message the Glasgow Guardian Facebook page. CLARIFICATION: In response to the last question, Owain said: “Because of debates I’m objective and analytical, so weigh things up and look at ...


SRC, QMU and GUSA elections voting now open

6th March 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor   Voting for the SRC, QMU and GUSA elections is now open. Voting is simple and electronic and can be done by following this link. These elections include the four paid SRC sabbatical roles of President, VP Education, VP Student Activities and VP Student Support. For GUSA, the role of President is ...