Lucy Dunn



Welcome back, World Changers!

13th September 2021

Our Editors-in-Chief welcome back students, old and new, and call on the University for more transparency this academic year The time has finally come for Freshers to flood back onto Gilmorehill, and here at The Glasgow Guardian, we couldn’t be more excited to get back into the swing of things. For those students arriving in ...


Third year medics express ‘frustration’ at ‘almost entirely online’ timetable

7th September 2021

Year group urged by fellow students to email course leads after reasons given for online teaching deemed “not good enough”. Third year medical students left their introductory lecture with “disappointment and frustration” after hearing that the majority of their teaching will remain online this year. A copy of an email sent to the “year 3 ...


Multiple demonstrations took to Glasgow’s George Square on Saturday

6th September 2021

From Glasgow’s Pride to the Irish Republican march to the anti-vaccine protest, Glasgow’s streets were packed Saturday 4 September was a busy day for Glasgow, with the city centre hosting three demonstrations. Glasgow’s Pride was organised by Mardi Gla to start at Festival Park, whilst the Friends of Irish Republican Prisoners Welfare Association started their ...


Freshers ‘abandoned’ as Glasgow University fails to house all new students

3rd September 2021

First year students housed miles away in Paisley with others facing “homelessness” The University of Glasgow has failed to house all first year students, leaving many without guaranteed accommodation a week before freshers’ week. Applications for student halls were greater than the University had planned for, following an “unprecedented demand for the forthcoming year”...


Glasgow graduate Laura Muir wins a silver medal in Tokyo’s Olympics

7th August 2021

The 28-year-old vet from Glasgow “gave it everything” to achieve a spot on the podium Covering 1500 metres with a time of 3:54.50 in the 2021 Tokyo Olympic final, Glasgow graduate and vet, Laura Muir, not only broke her own personal record but created a new national one. Telling The Guardian that she didn’t think ...


Less than two weeks remain for Scotland’s young artists to enter into The Sound of Young Scotland 2021 award

1st August 2021

Successful applicants will receive up to £5,500 to help them launch their debut album There are less than two weeks left for Scotland’s young artists to enter to win The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award’s new prize: The Sound of Young Scotland 2021. The Sound of Young Scotland is a new award introduced ...


Lowest-paid University staff fear changes to employment conditions could see huge losses

20th July 2021

Unite the Union members demonstrate outside James McCune Smith Building at University’s “fire and rehire”-style practices At midday on Tuesday 13 July, members of Unite the Union and staff at the University of Glasgow gathered outside the new state-of-the-art James McCune Smith Building to protest against the University’s “fire and rehire”-style employment policy that is ...


Glasgow’s first working female rector is officially installed in the University

20th July 2021

The Honourable Lady Rita Rae was welcomed by the Principal and SRC President in Bute Hall on Thursday The Honourable Lady Rita Rae has made University of Glasgow history by being the first female working rector to be officially installed at the University. Following her introduction and installation led by Ella McCabe, President of the ...


Glasgow business Wild & Kind pushes sustainable clothing for plastic-free July

6th July 2021

Patrick Harvie visits Glasgow’s Wild & Kind Studio to emphasise there is more to plastic reduction than recycling plastic bottles and carrier bags. Following a visit to the Wild & Kind Studio in Glasgow this week, Patrick Harvie, Glasgow MSP and Scottish Greens co-leader, discusses thinking outside the box when it comes to reducing our ...


‘Murano 12’ threatened with eviction and £1,200 fine after suffering trauma from external parties

1st March 2021

The University accused of focusing more on payment for damages than student welfare. Content warning: Sexual assault Following three traumatic events which impacted a singular flat at Murano Street Student Village across two weeks, the affected students – the “Murano 12” – have consequently been presented with a bill for damages costing over £1,200 alongside ...