academia Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

Academia’s acute accessibility problem

7th April 2023

The Glasgow Guardian explores whether universities are doing enough to make academia accessible. Knowledge is a diverse substance. One which knows no boundaries to those who obtain it, regardless of gender, race, class or disability. Accordingly, it would seem that academia, a field of knowledge and study, should be an institution built upon such diversity ...

Job insecurity at the University at ‘record levels’ according to UCU report

5th November 2021

The UCU annual casualisation report found that 1,149 members of staff are at risk in the next five months. Ahead of the ballot on University College Union (UCU) strike action, the Glasgow branch of the Union produced their annual report on casualisation at the University. The report found record levels of job insecurity at the ...