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GUU Debating held hustings for local MSP candidates

5th May 2021

Candidates discussed gender-based violence, more support for students and changes to the healthcare system post-Covid. GUU Debating hosted a hustings on Wednesday 28 April which saw local candidates for the upcoming Scottish parliamentary election questioned by students. Issues of gender-based violence, tenancy and Covid-19 recovery were raised, and the all-important question of Scotttish Independ...


GUU Debating hosting Scottish parliamentary election hustings on Wednesday 28 April

27th April 2021

Local candidates for Glasgow Kelvin are confirmed to be taking part, including Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie. This week GUU Debating are hosting a Scottish parliamentary election hustings. The event is taking place on Wednesday 28 April at 7pm and will involve a hustings panel made up of representatives of each of the major parties ...


GUU to reopen as study space today

21st April 2021

This will be the first time the GUU has opened its doors since it was forced to close in late 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions. Social media text: For the first time this year the GUU will finally open its doors as a study space for students! But sadly pints of fun will have to ...


GUU’s alumni association set to relaunch

19th April 2021

Early plans hope to have a large Hive night for students who missed out last year due to Covid-19. The GUU are set to relaunch their own alumni association, as part of Friends of GUU. Blake Gray, the former honorary secretary of the GUU, revealed some of these upcoming plans on Facebook. While arrangements are ...


GUU to start serving Tennent’s

31st March 2021

GUU finally relents to student pressure and will start serving the popular ‘Big Juicy’ in its many bars. Glasgow University Union has leaked to The Glasgow Gardening that they will start serving “Big Juicy” commonly known as Tennent’s Lager in their bars once they reopen to the public. The document also noted: “It was trialed ...


GUU Iron Stomach returns this Friday on Facebook Live

17th February 2021

Iron stomach will be one of three ways to get your name engraved in Beer Bar this year! The first of three popular events held by Glasgow University Union (GUU) for its “Month of Games” takes place on Friday 19 February. The month kickstarts with the famous Iron Stomach competition, held twice a year by ...


The complaint conundrum

23rd December 2020

A look at the various complaints systems at the University, and areas in which they are failing us, and could be improved The University of Glasgow has almost 30,000 students and almost 9,000 members of staff, which can be intimidating to say the least. Particularly now during a global pandemic, students are facing unprecedented issues ...


Covid-19 plans for Daft Friday 2020

6th November 2020

The 112th Daft Friday will be used to show the work of the GUU’s painters and builders. The Glasgow University Union will still be hosting their annual Daft Friday event, though the Union has made some changes to ensure safety during pandemic restrictions. Typically held on the last day of first semester, Daft Friday (and ...


Could this be GUU-dbye to the student union?

6th November 2020

In interviews with Nam Ranpuria, GUU president, and Ruaraidh Campbell, QMU president, the presidents discussed the future of the student union and the difficulties of surviving Covid.  The Glasgow Guardian sat down with Nam Ranpuria, Glasgow University Union (GUU) president, and Ruaraidh Campbell, Queen Margaret Union (QMU) president, to discuss the future of the student ...


EXCLUSIVE: The Hive returns

15th October 2015

The Glasgow Guardian has been given exclusive access to the Stevenson Extension, which houses the Glasgow University Union’s legendary nightclub, ‘The Hive’. The long-awaited extension, which holds its first club night on Saturday, also includes ‘G12’, a cafe looking onto University Avenue;  ‘Base’, a bar sponsored by Jack Daniels; and ‘The WellR...