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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 ...


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 ...