SRC proposes new essay penalty policy

News Staff The Student’s Representative Council (SRC) have produced a policy that, if passed, will standardise the penal system for late submissions of coursework. The document suggestions include a University-wide code of marking that would apply to every academic…

Beanscene’s been saved

The sale of Scottish coffee house chain, Beanscene, to Fifi and Ally, has rescued the company after going into administration, with the result that 130 jobs have been saved. Beanscene went into administration in July, leaving…

Historic win for Glasgow lecturer

News Staff A professor at the University of Glasgow has become the first woman to win the Estelle Grover Lecture Award. Professor Mandy MacLean won the accolade in recognition of her research into pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).  She was…

Lembit at launch of Lib Dems

Lembit Opik was in Glasgow on September 23 for the 2008 launch of the student Liberal Democrat party. The event, held at Curlers Bar on Byres Road, marks the beginning of an already successful year for…

Big bang – Big flop

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest scientific experiment, came to an abrupt halt on the 19th of September, just nine days after it was switched on. The failure caused the LHC to leak over…

Worms inspire new research

Worms could hold the key to more effective treatment of arthritis if research being undertaken by the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde is successful. The Arthritis Research Campaign have pledged £213,700 to the project over the…

Glasgow Uni students join war protest in Manchester

Ross Mathers Members and supporters of the Glasgow University Stop The War Coalition united recently with five thousand other protestors from across Britain to demonstrate outside Labour Party’s annual Conference in Manchester. The demonstration took place on the opening…

Ye good olde days

Hannah Currie delves into the archives to reveal Glasgow University’s colourful history These young folk have it easy Exams in the olden days were as much of a drag as they are now, though conducted quite differently. Paper was…

Living on a knife edge

It is somewhat depressing to have to report on crime in the first issue of Guardian this university year – especially considering the lead story in the first issue last year related to a sexual attack…