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GUU and SWAG host a two-day vigil in solidarity with the ‘Girls Night In’ campaign

30th October 2021

CW: gender-based violence Participants were welcomed to Hive to reflect and leave messages of support in light of the increase in cases of drink spiking across the UK. A vigil took place at HIVE between 10am and 7pm on 28 and 29 of October in support of the recent “Girls Night In” club boycott campaign ...


Principal announces external review of University sexual violence handling processes

29th October 2021

Following recent investigative podcast content relating to sexual misconduct by UofG staff, the Principal takes action. Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal of the University, announced this afternoon that an independent external examination into University processes regarding the reporting of gender-based violence and sexual harassment has been initiated. This follows the publication of Al J...


Big Night In: Will staying in make it safer to go out?

28th October 2021

A campaign started on social media demands that clubs do better for student safety – this is not only necessary, but long overdue. In light of the recent rise in spiking incidents, especially by injection, numerous cities across the UK, including Glasgow, are boycotting nightclubs on Thursday 28 October to demand that venues take people’s ...


QMU October Elections: all you need to know

12th October 2021

Positions for student representatives and first year student representatives are up for grabs. The Queen Margaret Union (QMU) is holding their autumn by-elections for junior positions for their Student Assembly this week, with voting for student representatives and first year student representatives taking place on 14 October. Roles up for grabs in this election include ...


GUU requiring proof of double vaccination for entry to Hive

7th October 2021

Proof of double vaccination status will also be required from moving from inside the main building to the extension where Hive and The Well are based. The GUU has announced that proof of double vaccination will be required for entering their nightclubs Hive and The Well starting from tonight (7 October, 2021). The announcement was ...


Scottish Labour in row over GUU monarchy debate

21st September 2021

Scottish Labour confronted by Tories after MSPs debated abolition of the monarchy for a Freshers’ Week event Two Scottish Labour MSPs have sparked controversy after arguing for the abolition of the monarchy last Friday at the GUU’s Freshers’ show debate. This prompted a response from Scottish Tories who believed this to be a genuine reflection ...


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 ...