Kimberley Mannion



Studying abroad will never be the same

11th April 2022

Not only does the loss of the Erasmus scheme harm the education of Scottish students, but disadvantages lower-income students as well. The UK government made the decision not to continue participation in the Erasmus programme as a third country when it signed the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement with Brussels on Christmas Eve of 2020. ...


Ukrainian students continue study abroad exchanges in Glasgow as war rages at home

1st April 2022

The Glasgow Guardian talks to Ukrainian students on what it is like being in Glasgow as their country is at war, and the support they have received from the University. The Glasgow Guardian spoke to two Ukrainians currently studying at the University of Glasgow about their experiences of being over two thousand miles from their ...


SRC spring elections: what happened at the non-sabbatical positions hustings?

1st March 2022

Polling opens at 9am on Wednesday 2 March for the non-sabbatical positions on the SRC. The Glasgow Guardian covered hustings for the non-sabbatical positions on the SRC, none of which saw more than one candidate standing. Positions up for grabs are undergraduate college convenors, school representatives and welfare and equal opportunity officers.  Undergraduate College of ...


What motivates participation in student union elections?

27th February 2022

The Glasgow Guardian investigates students’ motivations for voting in upcoming union elections.  The Glasgow Guardian has conducted a survey into interest in and awareness of elections for the University of Glasgow’s four student unions: the Student Representative Council (SRC), Glasgow University Union (GUU), Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) and Queen Margaret Union (QMU)...


Students suffering from long Covid appeal to the University for support

5th February 2022

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to one student forced to take a year out due to severe symptoms. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request by The Glasgow Guardian has found that over the first semester of the academic year 2021/22, 127 Good Cause claims were made at the University of Glasgow containing a reference to or ...


‘Study drugs’ prevalent in UK universities including Glasgow

30th January 2022

Following a recent investigation by The Times, which discovered the prevalence of “study drugs” being taken across UK universities, The Glasgow Guardian conducted a survey which looked at use of these nootropics, or cognitive enhancers, at Glasgow. Study drugs were found by The Times to be taken to improve academic performance and work through exam ...


Police call for witnesses after woman assaulted on Kelvin Way

19th December 2021

The 21-year-old victim was assaulted around 3.55am on Saturday 18 December. Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a 21-year-old woman was assaulted on Kelvin Way at around 3.55am on the morning of Saturday 18 December. The victim suffered minor injuries after being approached from behind by the attacker. The suspect is described by ...


Open letter sent to Anton Muscatelli following his statement on sexual violence handling process

13th November 2021

The letter is signed by five women who were involved in Al Jazeera’s recent investigation into the handling of sexual harassment allegations at the University. Five women who were involved in Al Jazeera’s “Degrees of Abuse” investigation series, which looked at the way sexual harassment claims made against a former University of Glasgow lecturer and ...


Why lecturers are voting ‘yes’ to industrial action

4th November 2021

 The Glasgow Guardian speaks to University of Glasgow staff on their decision to support UCU strikes. The University and College Union (UCU) have announced that 76% of their members voted in favour of taking strike action over pension cuts.  A strike ballot held by the University and College Union (UCU) saw University of Glasgow staff ...


Anti-war rally calls on COP26 to consider the impact of militarism on the climate

4th November 2021

Carbon emissions from military operations are not currently included in climate agreements. Fellow anti-militarist groups Stop the War Coalition, Veterans for Peace, World Beyond War and CODEPINK came together in an anti-war rally on the steps of the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 4 November, highlighting the links between militarism and the climate crisis.  The ...