Glasgow University



Students asked to crash National Student Survey in support of reproductive issues and survivors of sexual violence

19th April 2022

SWAG and GSC have produced a list of demands for students to utilise the survey to make to the University. University of Glasgow students are being urged to crash the annual National Student Survey (NSS) by two societies: Successful Women at Glasgow (SWAG) and Glasgow Students for Choice (GSC). The groups are concerned with the ...


PODCAST: The Weekly Round-Up

8th April 2022

Episode 13: Weekly Round-Up, 8 April 2022. Join Fraser as he speaks to News Editors Luke Chafer and Kim Mannion, and Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn, about this week’s news on campus. From the suggested launch of a new Glasgow University branch of the UCU, to analysis of medical students’ shock exam results, and discussion of “fire ...


Glasgow University Cheerleading Showcase 2022

18th March 2022

After a long period of Covid-19 restrictions, GUC are back better than ever with their annual showcase in April. Classified as a “contact sport” by the Scottish Government, cheerleading has suffered through the toughest of sporting Covid-19 restrictions over the last two years. Finally, there is a light at the end of the tunnel for ...


To STEM, or not to STEM?

18th March 2022

Two students go head-to-head in why they made their subject choices, and the pros and cons of choosing either humanities or sciences. Dante Phillips: Well, I chose not to STEM. For those who are unaware, the acronym stands for “science, technology, engineering and mathematics” – the subjects of apparent growing import in the 21st century. ...


LGBTQ+ history month at UofG: performative activism and the bigotry of bureaucracy

18th March 2022

Jamie Martin uses their experience as an LGBTQ+ student to criticise the University’s performative activism while barriers to inclusion prevail. LGBTQ+ history month should be a time for remembrance and awareness. As a community, we take pride in ourselves for all that we have overcome, and we remember the battles our queer siblings fought for ...


What motivates participation in student union elections?

27th February 2022

The Glasgow Guardian investigates students’ motivations for voting in upcoming union elections.  The Glasgow Guardian has conducted a survey into interest in and awareness of elections for the University of Glasgow’s four student unions: the Student Representative Council (SRC), Glasgow University Union (GUU), Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) and Queen Margaret Union (QMU)...


‘Study drugs’ prevalent in UK universities including Glasgow

30th January 2022

Following a recent investigation by The Times, which discovered the prevalence of “study drugs” being taken across UK universities, The Glasgow Guardian conducted a survey which looked at use of these nootropics, or cognitive enhancers, at Glasgow. Study drugs were found by The Times to be taken to improve academic performance and work through exam ...


Cough up: Glasgow unions lowest funded of all non-collegiate Russell Group universities

30th January 2022

Kings College London provide £266 per student to their student union, whilst figures show Glasgow University provided £53 per student in 2020/21, despite a £45.7m profit made the previous academic year. Information gathered by The Glasgow Guardian, via a series of Freedom of Information Requests (FOIs), shows that out of all the Russell Group universities, ...


World Changers: December

16th January 2022

A deep dive into the world-changing research by Team UofG. Last year was an impressive one for research at the University of Glasgow; from aiding the development of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to groundbreaking studies on malaria, dementia and cancer. The success continued into the final month of the year with a series of important ...


A chat with… Glasgow University’s Tea Society

28th December 2021

Writer Odhrán Gallagher sits down with GU’s Tea Society to chat about what they do and why you should join. Tyler Eckback is the current President of the Tea Society. Tyler is a third year student, studying Law and Politics, and is from Denver, Colorado. The Glasgow Guardian: Why did you decide to join the ...