Elections



Nominations open for SRC autumn elections

25th September 2021

Students have the chance to represent fellow students with a variety of positions up for grabs. Nominations for the SRC Autumn Elections are now open until 4 October, with 14 positions available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students to represent their fellow students with a seat on the Student Representative Council (SRC). All students will ...


Glasgow regional list results declared

8th May 2021

Seven candidates have been proportionally elected to represent the Glasgow regional list, including Kelvin candidates Patrick Harvie and Pam Duncan-Glancy. The election results for the Glasgow regional list have been announced. Seven candidates have been elected to represent Glasgow in the Scottish parliament via the Glasgow region.  Scottish Labour has won four seats, the same ...


Glasgow’s new rector announced, voting figures and more

25th April 2021

The Honourable Lady Rita Rae has been voted in Glasgow’s next rector. The Honourable Lady Rita Rae, has been elected as Rector following the election on 21-22 April. The Rector is expected to represent the interests of the student body at meetings of the University Court, which has in recent years been supported by offering ...


Meet your Kelvin candidates

21st April 2021

Want to know what your MSP will do for students? We interviewed the candidates. The 2021 Scottish Parliament election will take place on 6 May. The vote takes place every five years and will be the sixth since the devolution of the Scottish Parliament. As the race tightens, The Glasgow Guardian sits down with the ...


Rector elections to require candidates to be re-nominated

26th March 2021

Rector elections were originally due to take place last year but were postponed due to Covid-19. Last year’s candidates for Rector must refile nomination work if they still wish to run for the position, The Glasgow Guardian can confirm.  Elections were originally meant to be held in 2020 but were postponed due to Covid-19. But ...


Is this Sturgeon’s final fall from grace?

11th March 2021

Dylan Brewerton-Harper explores what the allegations against Nicola Sturgeon mean for the SNP in the run up to May’s Holyrood elections. Watching parts of Nicola Sturgeon’s eight hour questioning by the Scottish parliament on Wednesday, my mind was cast back to the 2015 UK general election. Specifically, to the first televised debate before which members ...


Manifesto analysis – Thomas Stoker for VP Education

3rd March 2021

Jacob Skipper analyses Thomas Stoker’s manifesto for SRC VP Education following their interview. Thomas Stoker is a Common Law and Philosophy student, who was previously a class representative and founder of a “social ecology” society, which believes in environmental protection through a sustainable society. This is an issue he wishes to promote at the Students’ ...


Manifesto analysis – Mia Clarke for SRC Vice President of Education

3rd March 2021

Jacob Skipper analyses Mia Clarke’s manifesto for VP Education following their interview. Mia is a Social Science MRes student, who currently serves as a SRC general representative. She’s worked with the VP student activities on events for and improving engagement with at-home students, as well as improving communication between class and school reps. She believes ...


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 ...


Manifesto analysis – Julia Hegele for SRC Vice President of Student Support

1st March 2021

One of two candidates running for the position of Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President of Student Support (VPSS) is Julia Hegele. Having been Gender Equality Officer for the SRC for the past two years and worked as a University court assessor throughout the past year, Julia offers a wealth of experience relating to student ...