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GUSWPC make a splash at Scottish Masters Championships

21st September 2021

A promising start to the upcoming season for Glasgow University swimmers. On 10-11 September, Glasgow University Swimming and Waterpolo Club (GUSWPC) dived back in competition at the 2021 Scottish National Open Short Course Masters and Senior Age Group Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow following an 18-month long break. Eight swimmers competed in ...


Scotland’s largest free festival of history and culture to return in September

16th September 2021

Free cultural events will take place across the city over the course of a week The popular Doors Open Days festival is returning to Scotland for 2021 this month and will take place in Glasgow from 13-19 September. As the country’s largest free celebration of places and heritage, Doors Open Days offers everyone living in, ...


Glasgow rental market ‘in crisis’ as students desperate to find flats are left with nothing

12th September 2021

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to students and letting agents to investigate the current rent crisis endemic in Glasgow.  Following reports of an ongoing crisis in the city, and after the announcement that The City of Glasgow Council will launch a tenant-led commission to investigate the situation, The Glasgow Guardian spoke to a number of students ...


Glasgow University Labour Club call for Hollie Cameron to be reinstated as Scottish Labour candidate for Glasgow Kelvin

29th March 2021

Hollie Cameron was removed as a parliamentary candidate after stating a second referendum on Scottish independence could be held next year. Glasgow University Labour Club have called for the reinstatement of Hollie Cameron as Scottish Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Glasgow Kelvin after being removed as the candidate following a statement on a second Scottish independence ...


Glasgow University offering 20% discount to all alumni for postgraduate degrees

29th March 2021

All UofG alumni including Study Abroad and Erasmus students will be eligible for the discount, with some exclusions to certain courses. The University of Glasgow is now offering a 20% discount to alumni for all postgraduate taught and research degrees for the upcoming academic year. Previously proposing a 10% cut in fees, the University doubled ...


New report details Glasgow students’ financial issues during pandemic

28th March 2021

Findings cover a range of issues faced by students, including rent and financial support. According to the findings of a new online survey, 88% of Glasgow students feel the pandemic has impacted their ability to work alongside their studies, while only 19% have received financial support through the government’s furlough scheme. These are both significantly ...


NUS, is it a yes…? Probably not

28th March 2021

EIC Jordan Hunter describes why, despite recent student election candidates lobbying for membership, Glasgow is not likely to join the NUS (and probably shouldn’t). Over the last election cycle, the idea of Glasgow joining the National Union of Students (NUS) cropped up once again, accompanied by a discussion about costs, collective bargaining, and it’s connection ...


University under fire for giving higher-paid staff a larger Covid-19 bonus

26th March 2021

Staff on the lowest salaries will receive the least. The University of Glasgow has faced a Twitter backlash as the University’s “Covid bonus” for staff results in the highest earners receiving the greatest cut.  Former rector, Aamer Anwar, reveals the staff bonus will vary depending on your current salary, with the lowest earners receiving £250 ...


Glasgow University is failing sexual assault survivors

25th March 2021

Sexual assaults on campus appear not to be taken seriously by University. Content Warning: Sexual assault  A number of sexual assaults have taken place on Glasgow University campus over the last few years, and a Glasgow Guardian investigation has found the survivors feel there has been a complete lack of support on the part of ...


University hosting ‘Night of Comedy’ with ‘The Masked Singer’ host Joel Dommett

24th March 2021

The host of ‘The Masked Singer’ and ‘I’m a Celebrity’ finalist will feature among other comedians in a joint production with the University and OfftheKerb Productions TV Presenter of “The Masked Singer”, Joel Dommett is to take part in a “Night of Comedy” hosted by the University this Friday 23 March at 6pm. Joel Dommett, ...