Elections



Manifesto analysis – Ella McCabe for SRC President

1st March 2021

Holly Jennings analyses Ella McCabe manifesto for VPSA following their interview. Following her year as the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President of Student Support, Ella McCabe is running for SRC President. Ella has experience in multiple positions across the University, from serving on the Glasgow University Union Board of Management to committee involvement with ...


Manifesto analysis – Eva Simmons for SRC’s Vice President of Student Support

1st March 2021

Rebecca Scott analyses Eva Simmons’ manifesto for VPSS following their interview. One of two candidates running for the position of Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President of Student Support (VPSS) is Eva Simmons. Having been a General Representative for the SRC over the past six months, Eva has first-hand experience with the Council and voicing ...


Manifesto analysis – Miko Mojsiej for SRC President

1st March 2021

Holly Jennings analyses Miko Mojsiej manifesto for SRC President following their interview. For the first time in years, the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) President position is contested. Miko is undoubtedly the dark horse of the race, lacking experience with the SRC. However, given students frustration over the SRC’s handling of the pandemic (see: Glasknow 2.0), ...


Manifesto analysis – Tigerlily Bloggs for SRC’s Vice President of Student Activities

1st March 2021

Luke Chafer analyses Tigerlily Bloggs’ manifesto for VPSA following their interview. The last candidate in the spotlight for the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) Vice President for Student Activities (VPSA) role is Tigerlily Bloggs. A candidate that also offers a wide range of experience from on-campus societies: she has previously held the role of General Secretary ...


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 ...