Why we should all be afraid of the new citizenship law

9th March 2022

Melanie Goldberg examines how dangerous it is when history repeats itself. For those of you unaware, the Conservative government quietly passed the second reading of a controversial bill deemed the “Nationality and Borders Bill”, that effectively targets BAME communities. The law allows the Home Office to strip citizenship from UK citizens if there is a ...

John Smith Parliamentary internship open for 2021 candidates

9th October 2020

The programme targets students from BAME and disadvantaged backgrounds, to shadow a local MSP in their work for 10 weeks. The University of Glasgow’s John Smith Centre has opened applications for its 2021 Scottish Parliamentary Internship Programme.  The centre, created in 2014 to promote and celebrate vocations in public service, is entering its fourth year ...

BAME leadership project funded By the Scottish government to be based at University of Glasgow

4th September 2020

£470,000 will be invested and based at the University’s John Smith Centre. The Scottish government is set to invest £470,000 in a new leadership and development project targeting Black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups. The initiative will be based at the University of Glasgow’s John Smith Centre. The project aims to break down the ...