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QMU Autumn election results announced

16th October 2020

Results were revealed this morning of Friday 16 October after voting was extended to 9am today over technical fault in the online voting system. The QMU Autumn elections results of autumn 2020 are in.The results were declared later than expected due to technical issues with the online voting process which led to voting extended to ...


Lockdown sees smoking decreased but an increase in alcohol consumption and psychological distress

12th October 2020

A study led by the University of Glasgow has analysed trends during early lockdown. A recently published study led by the University of Glasgow has shown that during the Covid-19 lockdown saw alcohol consumption increase, whilst smoking declined. The study analysed trends in mental health and changes in associated behaviours during the first month of ...


New student immigration visa route now available

10th October 2020

This new route will apparently streamline the visa application for students. New visa routes have recently been made available to international students looking to study in the UK. These routes, available to both undergraduate and child students, became accessible on 5 October, despite originally being planned to launch in January 2021. The new system is ...


Anna Soubry calls for “sensible people to take back control” in an interview with Kezia Dugdale

10th October 2020

The former Conservative and Change UK MP was the latest guest in the online Power Hour series. The latest in the John Smith Centre’s Power Hour series saw former MP Anna Soubry deliver an interview that focused on her route into politics. She also addressed the state of the Conservative party and her opinion on ...


GlasKnow and GlasHoe creators to launch new dating app

10th October 2020

 The University confession pages have announced the launch of a collaboration with new student exclusive dating app Hoot launching in October that combines GlasHoe with Tinder. Two confession pages “GlasKnow 2.0”, formerly known as “GlasKnow”, and “GlasHoe” – used by the students of the University of Glasgow – have announced the launch of a collabor...


School of Veterinary Medicine open new equine practice based at Garscube complex

8th October 2020

The specialist horse-health surgery offers a vast range of support for the animals, including a mobile veterinary service. A new equine practice is to be opened on the University of Glasgow’s Garscube campus. The brand-new, first-opinion practice is to be led by two horse specialists, vets James Risk and Nick Graham. The specialist “horse-health” surgery ...


UofG Sport offer £50 top-up for membership extensions

6th October 2020

The top-up will extend current annual memberships until September 2021. UofG Sport have recently announced that they have started providing £50 top-ups for people who had bought annual memberships before lockdown. This allows them to cover the entire academic year, meaning students do not have to renew their memberships for another 12 months. Currently, year-long ...


NUS calls for additional support for students isolating

5th October 2020

Calls for consideration for student health and wellbeing have been made following the rise in numbers of students self-isolating. The National Union of Students Scotland (NUS Scotland) has made a call for additional support to be in place for students self-isolating. Matt Crilly, the NUS Scotland president, made a statement on the matter: “It is ...


Rector candidate Junaid Ashraf says University has fallen short to support students

1st October 2020

Ashraf released a video statement on Facebook advising students to support one another and collect through the student bodies and societies. Candidate for Rector Junaid Ashraf has released a statement accusing the University of Glasgow of “falling short” to support students during the Covid-19 pandemic. Releasing a statement on his Facebook page (Junaid Ashraf, University ...


FAKE NEWS ALERT: Covid-19 leaflets spreading false information invade campus

30th September 2020

The Glasgow Guardian can report leaflets of misinformation were being handed out to students on library hill on 29 September. Leaflets with misinformation regarding Covid-19 have been handed out on campus, The Glasgow Guardian can report. The leaflets, which The Glasgow Guardian has obtained a digital copy of, contains false information about the ongoing pandemic ...