Students send ‘wake up call’ to SNP

16th June 2009

Ross Mathers SRC President Gavin Lee has joined with politicians and other student presidents in condemning the Scottish Government’s failure to improve funding....


SRC election landslide for Wilson

16th June 2009

Sarah Smith Glasgow University Guardian's Picture Editor, Jim Wilson, has been elected to the SRC board, after receiving a huge percentage of the student vote....


The Scream comes to Glasgow

16th June 2009

Craig MacLellan Edvard Munch's most famous artwork, ‘The Scream’, is due to go on display at the Hunterian Art Gallery this summer....


‘Gloomy’ outlook for 2009 graduates

16th June 2009

Craig MacLellan A 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

16th June 2009

Craig MacLellan Graduating students face an uncertain summer as university lecturers ballot on strike action over redundancies....


US students choosing exile over debts

28th April 2009

George Binning 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 with over 10 million borrowers holding a total debt of over $126.9 billion. The company has attracted ...


Residents question Murano safety

28th April 2009

Sarah Smith 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 of incidences involving the student halls, including students mugged at knifepoint during Freshers’ Week and the failure ...


Government improves disability support

28th April 2009

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 does not meet the existing criteria for assistance if their application has been supported by their ...


GUSA ball loses £4000

28th April 2009

Sarah Smith 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 and half-price entry for half Blues. The ball itself lost £1400 chiefly through unsold tickets and a ...


Rodeo raises £14,000 for charity

28th April 2009

James Porteous 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 alike, with all profits from the event being given to nominated charities. This year, money was being ...