Manifesto analysis – Julia Hegele for SRC Vice President of Student Support

1st March 2021

One of two candidates running for the position of Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President of Student Support (VPSS) is Julia Hegele. Having been Gender Equality Officer for the SRC for the past two years and worked as a University court assessor throughout the past year, Julia offers a wealth of experience relating to student ...


Manifesto analysis – Ella McCabe for SRC President

1st March 2021

Holly Jennings analyses Ella McCabe manifesto for VPSA following their interview. Following her year as the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President of Student Support, Ella McCabe is running for SRC President. Ella has experience in multiple positions across the University, from serving on the Glasgow University Union Board of Management to committee involvement with ...


Student-led team at Glasgow publish the UK’s first student interdisciplinary journal

1st March 2021

Contributors come from Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, and Glasgow, with a variety of different disciplines. A student-led team at the University of Glasgow has published the UK’s first student interdisciplinary journal, titled The 1451 Review.  The first volume of the review contains contributors from the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, London School of Economics and Political Science, ...


TEDxUniversity of Glasgow are to launch their first virtual conference this week

1st March 2021

 The conference ticket will include a virtual goodie bag and access to entertainment performances. For the first time in TEDxUniversity of Glasgow history, the eagerly-anticipated and well-renowned main conference will be brought to all viewers in their homes, entirely virtually. “Distortion” is the theme of 2021’s online event, which is to take place on the ...


Manifesto analysis – Eva Simmons for SRC’s Vice President of Student Support

1st March 2021

Rebecca Scott analyses Eva Simmons’ manifesto for VPSS following their interview. One of two candidates running for the position of Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President of Student Support (VPSS) is Eva Simmons. Having been a General Representative for the SRC over the past six months, Eva has first-hand experience with the Council and voicing ...


Manifesto analysis – Miko Mojsiej for SRC President

1st March 2021

Holly Jennings analyses Miko Mojsiej manifesto for SRC President following their interview. For the first time in years, the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) President position is contested. Miko is undoubtedly the dark horse of the race, lacking experience with the SRC. However, given students frustration over the SRC’s handling of the pandemic (see: Glasknow 2.0), ...


Manifesto analysis – Tigerlily Bloggs for SRC’s Vice President of Student Activities

1st March 2021

Luke Chafer analyses Tigerlily Bloggs’ manifesto for VPSA following their interview. The last candidate in the spotlight for the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President for Student Activities (VPSA) role is Tigerlily Bloggs. A candidate that also offers a wide range of experience from on-campus societies: she has previously held the role of General Secretary ...


‘Murano 12’ threatened with eviction and £1,200 fine after suffering trauma from external parties

1st March 2021

The University accused of focusing more on payment for damages than student welfare. Content warning: Sexual assault Following three traumatic events which impacted a singular flat at Murano Street Student Village across two weeks, the affected students – the “Murano 12” – have consequently been presented with a bill for damages costing over £1,200 alongside ...


New study reveals belief in conspiracy theories could peak at age 14

28th February 2021

This study has shed new light on the belief in conspiracies in young persons for the first time. New research involving the University of Glasgow has found that adolescent belief in conspiracy theories is heightened at the age of 14. The study, which involved UofG’s Dr Yvonne Skipper, was published in the British Journal of ...


Manifesto analysis – Ruaridh Fleck for SRC Vice President of Student Activities

27th February 2021

Luke Chafer analyses Ruaridh Fleck’s manifesto for VPSA following their interview. The next candidate to be interviewed for the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President for Student Activities role was Ruaridh Fleck. The experience he will bring to the role is incredibly diverse, with experience in events management for his political arts start-up “Goodbye Collect...