News in brief: 09/11/09

Lord Winston visits Glasgow University Lord Robert Winston, presenter of ‘A Child of Our Time’, visited Glasgow University recently to film footage for the next instalment in the BBC’s flagship science programme. Lord Winston, who is also Professor of…

Glasgow tops crime league table

New figures have revealed that Glasgow has the worst crime rate of Scotland’s four university cities. The statistics for 2005-08, published by the Complete University Guide, show that people in Glasgow are more likely to be…

Spate of mugging attacks in the West End

Craig MacLellan Students have been warned to be extra vigilant after a series of muggings on Queen Margaret Drive. Three attacks have occurred over the last month, two of which took place within a week of each other. In…

Valuing the right to vote

Over a thousand students living at Murano Street Student Village found that they were unable to vote in the European elections that took place this summer. An “oversight” by Sanctuary Management Services (SMS) meant that the Murano Street residents…