Glasgow University Union



Freshers’ Week 2020 unveiled with Covid-19 restrictions

14th August 2020

  University of Glasgow announces Freshers’ Week 2020 plans, adhering to Covid-19 restrictions with a mix of on-campus and online events The Freshers’ Week lineup was announced on 13 August, with both online and in-person events adhering to social distancing regulation still in place due to Covid-19. This year will also not require a Freshers’ ...


GUU President candidate refusing to be interviewed

4th March 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor Editor’s note: This article has been amended since its initial publication. In a GUU President race that is being contested for the first time in years, Matthew Miller, one of the two candidates, is refusing to be interviewed by The Glasgow Guardian. His opponent Owain Campton was interviewed earlier today, and his interview ...


GUU by-election results announced

19th October 2017

Tomas Dvorak Reporter Morgan Harrold and Francis Webb elected to GUU Board Glasgow University Union held the by-elections for its Board of Management on Thursday 19 October. The two positions up for election were the Convenor of Games and Present Student Member. Both representatives will stay in office until March 2018. Nominations were closed on ...


GUU Election Results Released

3rd March 2017

Hamish Morrison Investigations Editor The results of the Glasgow University Union (GUU) elections were announced last night, with polling closing at 7pm. Ash Ringhus ran unopposed for President of the Union, after his opponent Blair Lockwood dropped out late in the campaign. Ailsa Jones was elected Honorary Secretary beating her opponent Craig Everett with over ...


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: 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 ...