‘Gloomy’ outlook for 2009 graduates

Craig MacLellanA major new study has found that final year students are apprehensive about their employment prospects when they graduate this summer. …

Lecturers ballot on job cuts

Craig MacLellanGraduating students face an uncertain summer as university lecturers ballot on strike action over…

US students choosing exile over debts

As student debt in the US hits $700 billion American international students are resorting to self-imposed exile rather than paying off their “exploitative” student loans. Sallie Mae is the primary student loan company in the US…

Residents question Murano safety

Students living at Murano Street Student Village have voiced their concern at the relative lack of information given to them about crimes in the nearby area. Over the past year, Guardian has reported on a number…

Government improves disability support

Craig MacLellan The Scottish Executive has announced plans to implement new measures aimed at giving greater support and advice to disabled students. The new procedures will mean that an expert group will review the case of any student who…

GUSA ball loses £4000

Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) lost a total of £4135.47 through its annual ball and Blues awards reception. The majority of the loss was due to the free tickets and drinks made available to Blues winners…

Rodeo raises £14,000 for charity

Large crowds gathered at Garscube last weekend to attend the University of Glasgow’s largest annual fundraising event, the Vet Rodeo. Now in its 49th year, the Rodeo plays host to numerous attractions for children and adults…

Glasgow students make a break for it

Four Glasgow University students recently managed to make their way to Alicante – without spending a single penny. As part of a fundraising attempt for Comic Relief, the Jailbreak Challenge required the nine participating teams to…

SRC speaks out against SNP alcohol proposals

The Glasgow University SRC has aligned itself with members of the alcohol and retail industry in questioning the Scottish Government’s proposed controls on the sale of alcohol. President Gavin Lee made the comment in response to the SNP’s plans…

Dentists win innovation award

Ross Mathers Students from the Glasgow University Dental School have been awarded the top prize in this year’s Dental Innovation Technology Ideas awards. The final year students — Adam Gray, David Lagan and Pearce Hannigan — developed their entry…