Kimberley Mannion



SRC partners with UofG careers service on Student Job Hub

18th October 2021

The Student Job Hub collates part time jobs and internships open to students. The Student Representative Council (SRC) has partnered with the UofG careers service to advertise part time jobs and internships suitable for University of Glasgow students.  The new partnership boasts a larger variety of jobs on campus and around the West End advertised ...


UCU strike ballot opens for University staff

18th October 2021

Glasgow staff will vote alongside thousands of other academics across the UK on the possibility for strikes before the end of the year. Ballots opened on 18 October for staff at the University of Glasgow and universities across the UK to vote on the possibility of strike action. The strike ballot will remain open from ...


The power of the paintbrush

16th October 2021

How Afghan art has become an integral expression of resilience and resistance. Watching with the horror shared by the rest of the world as Kabul fell to the Taliban, amongst the most poignant scenes to me were of Afghans painting over images on the walls of their city that their new rulers would not approve ...


What my year abroad really taught me

14th October 2021

News Editor Kimberley shares the lessons she learned living in France, and how they helped her appreciate life back home. I am extremely conscious of coming across as the pretentious gap yah or my year abroad is my only personality trait stereotype, but the ten months I spent living in Nice last year probably was ...


Brexit impedes start of the semester for School of Modern Languages and Cultures

11th October 2021

The Glasgow Guardian sits down with Professor Stephen Forcer, Head of the University of Glasgow’s School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC), to discuss how Brexit has impacted the start of the new academic year. The Glasgow Guardian: What exactly have the problems experienced this year been? Have some language assistants been unable to obtain ...


Good cause claims double as ‘No Detriment’ policy removed

11th October 2021

The number of good cause claims submitted more than doubled between the last two academic years as students complain the “No Detriment” policy should have remained in place. The number of Good Cause claims made by University of Glasgow students more than doubled between the academic years 2019-20 and 2020-21 as the “No Detriment policy”, ...


Master’s students still unable to enrol just days before courses start

11th October 2021

Students have been left unable to enrol and in turn secure funding due to a lack of communication from the University. Master’s students report disorganisation and poor communications from the University of Glasgow as they prepare to begin their courses, with some being left in the dark from the University just days before being due ...


Glasgow Greens Secretary plays part in government coalition deal

21st September 2021

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to UofG Greens Secretary Blair Anderson about his involvement in the negotiations Glasgow University law student Blair Anderson was involved in negotiating the deal that was presented to the Scottish Greens’ party members that will see the party form a pro-independence majority in the Scottish Parliament. Being a member of the ...


UCU calls for strike action after staff face pension cuts

19th September 2021

The proposed industrial action could see University of Glasgow lecturers striking in November. The University and College Union (UCU) have called industrial action “inevitable” after Universities UK (UUK) voted to approve plans to cut retirement benefits scheme.  Under the new plans lecturers, on the average pay band,  will see a 35% loss in the guaranteed ...


Resecuring Erasmus+: Scottish government to create new study abroad programme

19th September 2021

The Scottish Education Exchange Programme aims to regain a place for Scotland in the Erasmus+ programme. The new “Programme for Government” for the parliamentary year of 2021 to 2022 set out by the Scottish government includes a commitment to developing a new strategy for international education.  The exact details of the plan are not laid ...