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University hosting ‘Night of Comedy’ with ‘The Masked Singer’ host Joel Dommett

24th March 2021

The host of ‘The Masked Singer’ and ‘I’m a Celebrity’ finalist will feature among other comedians in a joint production with the University and OfftheKerb Productions TV Presenter of “The Masked Singer”, Joel Dommett is to take part in a “Night of Comedy” hosted by the University this Friday 23 March at 6pm. Joel Dommett, ...


Student group AIESEC looks to improve youth employability

24th March 2021

 AIESEC is a global platform offering many internship opportunities for young people worldwide. An AIESEC information session is taking place this Wednesday 24 March at 6pm to share learning opportunities to help career development. Founded in 1948, AIESEC is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organisation, run by young people. The mission of which is to aid ...


‘Reclaim These Streets’ events take place across Glasgow in memory of Sarah Everard

13th March 2021

Vigils are taking place 6pm tonight across Glasgow and online. “Reclaim These Streets” vigils are to take place this evening, Saturday 13 March, in George Square, Queens Park, Kelvingrove Park and at the Mary Barbour Statue in Govan at 6pm following the disappearance and murder of Sarah Everard. The Glasgow vigil is one of many ...


Voices of the ‘Murano 12’: speaking to the students involved

10th March 2021

The Glasgow Guardian spoke to the “Murano 12” following the “victim-blaming” statement about them from the University. Hours after publishing the reported injustices faced by the so-called “Murano 12”, the University of Glasgow responded to our query for a statement to defend their alleged lack of compassion. The students involved were appalled by the official ...


GUU election results

4th March 2021

GUU may only have had one race but it is one of the closest to date. The GUU has certified its results meaning Amy Briggs will be elected president. The Glasgow University Union was broadly uncontested with only a singular race, which saw Fuad Kehinde winning the position of library convenor. The results are as ...


GUSA Council election results

4th March 2021

Most positions were uncontested including the presidency with only convenors for sport, events and welfare being contested. The results of the GUSA spring elections 2021 have been announced. The results were announced by out-going GUSA president Sherief Kholeif, revealing all elected positions on the GUSA council for the next academic year. The elections to the ...


SRC’s 2021 spring election results announced

4th March 2021

The results were announced on a livestream hosted by the SRC’s current president Liam Brady and SRC returning officer Andrew McConnell. The results have been announced for the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) spring elections. Taking place on a Facebook livestream hosted by current president Liam Brady and SRC returning officer Andrew McConnell, results were revealed ...


QMU election results

4th March 2021

Queen Margaret Union’s election closed in a hotly contested presidential race which saw Susanna Zarli being elected. There was only one other contested election, that being for tech convenor, which was won by Ashliegh Reece. There were no disqualifications or reported irregularities and no position was reopened for nominations. The results were as follows: Current ...


Manifesto analysis – Amy Briggs for GUU President

4th March 2021

Samyukta Vidyashankar analyses Amy Briggs’ manifesto for GUU President following their interview. Amy Briggs is a third-year student Chemistry student who has recently been elected as President of the Glasgow University Union (GUU). She won uncontested which is unusual when it comes to elections at the GUU. Regardless, with two years of experience as PSM, ...


GUU Hustings Coverage 2021

4th March 2021

GUU Elections are on Thursday 4th March from 9am to 7pm. Here’s what went down at their hustings.  The Glasgow University Union Elections are today. They ran their hustings on Facebook Live, with candidates summarising their manifestos and answering questions last night. There is only one contested election, which is the libraries convenor race.  Executive ...