Students Representative Council



SRC First Year Student Representatives byelections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

Two candidates with the most votes will be elected First Year Representatives. Zainab Alshaber Zainab lists many goals within her manifesto targeted at improving student life both on and off campus, many of which aim to provide social opportunities for students in the current pandemic. These goals include setting up both social and virtual spaces ...


SRC General Representatives byelections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

Four candidates with the most votes will be elected. On Thursday 15 October, voting opens to elect four general representatives of the SRC student council. Here are the candidates and their manifestos with review and analysis. Bailey Camack  Bailey is a second year Common Law student running for SRC General Representative. Bailey was an SRC ...


SRC School Representatives byelections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

Four schools at the University of Glasgow are electing a sole representative to represent their students at the SRC student council. The SRC is holding by-elections for one representative from four different schools at the University, here we look at the candidates and provide a review and analysis.  School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing Representative ...


SRC Flatshare back in operation

27th August 2020

Since the Scottish government’s introduction of phase two in late June, students can again search for places to live through the SRC’s Flatshare database. The Student’s Representative Council (SRC) announced that students would be able to use its Flatshare database again following Scotland’s move into phase two of easing lockdown restrictions. With social distancing measures ...


Freshers’ Week 2020 unveiled with Covid-19 restrictions

14th August 2020

  University of Glasgow announces Freshers’ Week 2020 plans, adhering to Covid-19 restrictions with a mix of on-campus and online events The Freshers’ Week lineup was announced on 13 August, with both online and in-person events adhering to social distancing regulation still in place due to Covid-19. This year will also not require a Freshers’ ...


Aamer Anwar critical of University at final rector round table talk

12th January 2018

Austen Shakespeare Reporter The third round table talk with Rector Aamer Anwar revealed his frustration with the University management and the Students’ Representative Council (SRC). Near the beginning of the meeting, Anwar stated that he felt that he felt “things were not particularly that great on campus”. Anwar stated that University staff of all levels ...


New anti-abortion society generates controversy

24th November 2017

Jennifer Bowey Writer An anti-choice society has recently been launched at Glasgow University. The society, named Glasgow University Protection of Unborn People Society (GUPUPS), has garnered substantial interest at the University in recent weeks. GUPUPS hosted their first official meeting on Tuesday 21 November during which administrative matters and initial plans were discussed, including their ...


SRC autumn by-election results announced

12th October 2017

Credit: Flickr Commons/Wolf Gang Agni Koulla Writer The results of the 2017 SRC autumn by-election were announced at 6:30pm this evening after voting closed at 5pm, and are as follows:   The results of the 2017 SRC autumn by-election were announced at 6:30pm this evening after voting closed at 5pm, and are as follows: For ...


SRC by-election candidates fret over mental health, student engagement – dog bites man

12th October 2017

Credit: Flickr Commons/Hungju Lu Tara Gandhi & Isabel Thomas Writers Last night’s Students’ Representative Council (SRC) by-elections hustings were almost exclusively dominated by two key issues – mental health and student awareness of the SRC’s role. Mental health concerns seemed to take priority with almost every candidate discussing it or having it as a central ...


As it happened: SRC Sabbatical Heckling

28th February 2017

Welcome to the complete Glasgow Guardian live blog for the SRC Sabbatical Hustings! The debates were a chance to discuss the candidates’ manifestos and ask questions. You can read and watch all our interviews and analysis for the SRC here. ...