Elections



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...


Manifesto analysis – Sam Malis for SRC Vice President of Student Activities

27th February 2021

Luke Chafer analyses Sam Malis’ manifesto for VPSA following their interview. The position of Vice President for Student Activities is hotly contested this year, with three strong contenders. Sam Malis has a great breadth of experience from reviving the Geography Society as president, to subject roles within the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) as well as ...


Calls for government to provide clarity over potential delay to May elections

28th January 2021

ERS says ministers must set out plans for ensuring democracy can take place safely and securely urge amongst conflicting reports on the status of May’s election. Calls have been made to provide clarity over potential delays to the upcoming elections this year. The Electoral Reform Society says that conflicting reports on the status of May’s ...


Rector candidates lose bid for SNP candidacy for 2021 Scottish parliamentary election

2nd December 2020

Junaid Ashraf and Graham Campbell both lost their bids for the candidacy in Glasgow Cathcart and Edinburgh Western respectively. Scottish National Party councillors (SNP) and candidates for Rector Junaid Ashraf and Graham Campbell have lost their bid to be selected by the SNP for the Glasgow Cathcart and Edinburgh Western seats respectively in next year’s ...


QMU Autumn election results announced

16th October 2020

Results were revealed this morning of Friday 16 October after voting was extended to 9am today over technical fault in the online voting system. The QMU Autumn elections results of autumn 2020 are in.The results were declared later than expected due to technical issues with the online voting process which led to voting extended to ...


SRC Convenors and Officers byelections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

The SRC are electing officers for charities, clubs and societies; international students and postgraduate convenors for the arts and research. The SRC is holding by-elections for a variety of convenor and officer roles on Thursday which include Charities, Clubs and Societies officer; International Student officer, Postgraduate Arts Convenor and Postgraduate Research Convenor. Here we have ...


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 ...


Queen Margaret Union by-elections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

The QMU are electing current and first year student representatives. It’s election season at the University of Glasgow once again. On Thursday 15 October, all registered members of the QMU will have the opportunity to vote for first year and current student representatives. Both positions open to first year students are uncontested.  Current Student Representative ...


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 ...