Glasgow University



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 ...


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 – 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 ...


University of Glasgow found to have thousands of pounds of investments in West Bank-related firms

11th February 2021

Many Scottish universities have been reported to own significant shares in companies with dealings in the West Bank. Glasgow is one of the many Scottish universities outed to have illegal shares in companies related to West Bank settlements. Scottish universities appear to be profiting off of firms that have illegal dealings in the West Bank. ...


UofG researcher plays key role in an important study of Ebola virus survivors

5th February 2021

Research finds survivors of Ebola experience a resurgence in antibody levels almost a year after recovery.  A study, led by the University of Liverpool in partnership with the University of Glasgow, has found that survivors of Ebola experience a resurgence in antibody levels almost a year after recovery.  Researchers from the University of Liverpool studied ...


UofG research finds swapping beer and spirits for red wine with food lowers risk of disease

28th January 2021

The cohort study found that spirits, beer and cider are associated with higher death rates, disease and injury compared to red wine. Research at the University of Glasgow has investigated the effects of differing patterns of alcohol consumption, finding that red wine is more beneficial in the long-term than spirits and beer, and that eating ...


Musicians of Glasgow Uni: Pete from The Runaway Models

14th January 2021

In this edition of our Musicians of Glasgow Uni series, we catch up with History student Peter Visocchi from up-and-coming, high energy, Glasgow-based punk band The Runaway Models. Originally from Fife, The Runaway Models’ music is loud, unapologetic and oozes the punk attitude of the DIY scene in the 70s. Definitely a band with big ...