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Notes on Didion

21st March 2022

Megan Farrimond reflects on Joan Didion’s legacy and its impact on budding writers like herself. Life sustains Joan Didion’s work and at times her writing seems to blend the two together seamlessly. There are few people needed to remove a sense of privacy in the face of relatability, and Joan thankfully gave us this access.  ...


Further UCU strike action to take place this week

21st March 2022

The University and College Union (UCU) has announced further strike action commencing 21 March. The University of Glasgow, along with 68 other UK universities, is to be affected by further strike action this semester. This is commencing with five days of action from 21 March to 25 March, in which 39 universities will participate. The ...


Antisemitism report shows record highs of discrimination in the UK

17th March 2022

Newly published report paints damning oversight of Jewish hate crimes. A newly published report has revealed a substantial increase in antisemitic hate crimes in the UK. Released by UK-based Jewish charity Community Security Trust (CST), 2,255 incidents were reported, which is the highest number on record. Specifically, the figures indicate a steady increase with British-based Jewish hat...


The University updates students on their response to the situation in Ukraine

15th March 2022

The Principal outlines the measure taken by the University but for some, it has not gone far enough. The University of Glasgow’s response to the ongoing situation in Ukraine continued this week with a statement from Principal Anton Muacatelli on 9 March which referred to the Russian invasion of Ukraine as “unlawful and deplorable”.  In ...


Hundreds in Scotland protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine

9th March 2022

The Glasgow Guardian spoke to dozens of demonstrators at anti-war rallies in Glasgow and Edinburgh last weekend. Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh and George Square in Glasgow last weekend to protest against Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine. In the early morning of Thursday 24 February 2022, the Russian ...


UofG students support the strikes

7th March 2022

The Glasgow Guardian has conducted research into University of Glasgow student opinions regarding the ongoing UCU strike action. The Glasgow Guardian spoke to University of Glasgow students on campus and set up an online survey to gain insight into student opinions regarding the ongoing UCU strike action.  The majority of students who took part in ...


SRC spring elections: what happened at the sabbatical positions hustings?

1st March 2022

Polling opens at 9am on Wednesday 2 March at 9am for the sabbatical positions within the SRC. The Glasgow Guardian covered hustings for the sabbatical positions on the SRC. These positions are: SRC President (three candidates: Jordan Hunter, Jenna Fraser, Rinna Väre), Vice President Education (two candidates: Micaela Levesque, Miko Mojsiej), Vice President Student Activities ...


SRC spring elections: what happened at the non-sabbatical positions hustings?

1st March 2022

Polling opens at 9am on Wednesday 2 March for the non-sabbatical positions on the SRC. The Glasgow Guardian covered hustings for the non-sabbatical positions on the SRC, none of which saw more than one candidate standing. Positions up for grabs are undergraduate college convenors, school representatives and welfare and equal opportunity officers.  Undergraduate College of ...


Election analysis: Who are the candidates vying to be next year’s SRC sabbatical officers?

1st March 2022

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn and News Editor Luke Chafer break down the 2022/23 SRC sabbatical candidate manifestos. Nominations for major positions on the 2022/23 student board of the SRC, Glasgow University’s Student Representative Council, have now closed as of Friday 18 February. The SRC elections are held annually, with four paid sabbatical positions on offer, which ...


Glasgow scores as 13th best city in the world for young people

27th February 2022

New research has placed Glasgow as the 13th best city in the world to live during your 20s. Data from the financial services platform Confused.com evaluated cities on factors they deemed as fundamental to ensuring maximum enjoyment for the younger generation. The data looked at various factors in cities from rent costs to the all-important ...