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Manifesto Analysis- Josh Hay for QMU President

3rd March 2021

Jordan Hunter analyses Josh Hay’s manifesto for QMU President following their interview. Josh Hay has been running an interesting campaign to say the least. Between his video full of cinematic references and his endorsement from his dog his campaign has the energy that he’s  known for throughout the union. His manifesto brings interesting ideas to ...


Manifesto analysis – Jessica Woodcock for GUSA President

3rd March 2021

Jade Aimers analyses Jessica Woodcock’s manifesto for GUSA President following their interview. Jessica Woodcock, a candidate with extensive experience, has been elected unopposed to the role of Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) President. Her manifesto promises a great deal, targeting the key issues of representation, welfare, sustainability, and communication. Her overarching ai...


QMU Executive Spring Hustings 2021

3rd March 2021

The QMU 2021 Spring Elections open at 9am on Wednesday 3 March and close at 5pm on Thursday 4 March. Here’s what went down at the QMU Executive Debate, as well as the links you need to find candidate manifestos. Last night, the Queen Margaret Union (QMU) ran their Spring Election Hustings for executive positions ...


Nathan Evans: “The fact that everyone’s feeling alone … a sea shanty gives you a feeling of togetherness”

2nd March 2021

The Glasgow Guardian interviews Nathan Evans; a former postman from Airdrie who found overnight fame when his covers of sea-shanties blew up on TikTok, gaining viral fame and a three record-deal. I’ll admit it – I’m far too obsessed with TikTok for my own good. And, as the overly avid fan of the app that ...


University of Glasgow found to have thousands of pounds of investments in West Bank-related firms

11th February 2021

Many Scottish universities have been reported to own significant shares in companies with dealings in the West Bank. Glasgow is one of the many Scottish universities outed to have illegal shares in companies related to West Bank settlements. Scottish universities appear to be profiting off of firms that have illegal dealings in the West Bank. ...


Glasgow students could have saved over £8,000 staying at home this year

6th December 2020

New figures reveal how much money students at each university could save staying with mum and dad. New research has revealed students at the University of Glasgow could have saved over £8,000 staying at home this academic year, rather than living on campus. The figures revealed by Studee, looked into how much money students could ...


Glasgow University Student Tenant Union publishes open letter to University management

8th November 2020

A new student protest union at the University of Glasgow has launched and are already making their voices be heard. Glasgow University Student Tenant Union is a new union set up by student tenants, which claims to defend student tenants at Glasgow and campaign for lower rent and better living conditions. This morning, the new ...


Vent to views

15th October 2020

 Your questions answered by our Views Editors. I’m going into my first year now and I’m still a virgin. I always assumed I’d just lose it to a randomer in Freshers’ Week and get it over with, but obviously with the current situation that’s looking a bit impossible. I’m really stressing about the idea of ...


University chief operating officer tweets “false information” to downplay coronavirus

9th October 2020

 David Duncan tweets that at 50 universities in America no student has died despite high cases.  David Duncan’s recently deleted tweet claimed that while nearly 70,000 students tested positive for the virus, only three needed hospitalisation and that nobody had died. A recent New York Times investigation found that over 70 deaths could be attributed ...


Mercury is in retrograde: so what?

14th March 2020

  Ciara Higgins Writer Ciara Higgins asks you to be a bit more down to earth when talking about Mercury’s retrogrades. I’ve never had a particular interest in how the sky above me pertains to my life, other than when it starts raining unexpectedly and I’ve forgotten my umbrella. At least that was the case ...