Glasgow University



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, ...


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 ...


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 ...