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University building occupation ends after two weeks

18th February 2024

The occupation of 11 University Gardens by Glasgow Against Arms and Fossil Fuels has ended after just over two weeks. The occupation of George Service House at 11 University Gardens by Glasgow Against Arms and Fossil Fuels ended last Tuesday after over two weeks. On the morning of Tuesday 6 February University security arrived at ...


Council by-election in Hillhead

18th February 2024

All candidates are now confirmed for the council by-election due to take place soon for Hillhead. A by-election for the council ward of Hillhead is due to take place next month. The West End ward encompasses most of the University of Glasgow’s main campus and stretches from Byres Road in the west, to Charing Cross ...


Choose your next student council

18th February 2024

A no-nonsense guide to the SRC elections taking place at the end of the month. Elections are currently taking place for positions on the Students’ Representative Council (SRC). The SRC is one of four student unions at the University of Glasgow, being responsible for representing the interests and views of the student body to the ...


UofG students criticise conscription

16th February 2024

It has been over 60 years since military conscription ended, and with tensions across Europe continuing to escalate, just how likely is it that British citizens will be called up for military service in the UK? Is the military just trying to strike some fear into British citizens, or is this just an empty threat? ...


Israel-Palestine and the demise of journalism

16th February 2024

A recent study conducted by The Intercept revealed major newspaper’s slanted coverage of Israel’s assault on Palestine. This comes after 1484 journalists signed an open letter speaking out against Western bias in reporting on Israel and Palestine. According to The Intercept’s quantitative analysis study, the coverage of the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, ...


Yemen at War

16th February 2024

The Glasgow Guardian looks at who Yemen’s Houthis are and why the United States and Britain are bombing Yemen. On Sunday 19 November, military soldiers known as Houthis – or more officially, Ansar Allah (translating literally to Supporters of God) – hijacked an Israeli-controlled commercial vessel and brought it to port on the west coast ...


Inside the ‘chaotic’ Glasgow International College

16th February 2024

“I know it’s wrong, but it was an option open to me, so I took it” Interviews with over half a dozen Glasgow International College students reveal the inside workings of a pathway designed to allow international fee-paying students to get into the University with far lower grades than Scottish or UK students. The Glasgow ...


Exclusive: UofG sued by star professor’s former startup in dispute involving intellectual property

16th February 2024

While not a party to the lawsuit, Prof Lee Cronin, described as ‘real-life Rick from Rick and Morty’ is a character integral to understanding the nature of the legal battle. The University of Glasgow has been taken to court by Deepmatter, once one of the University’s highest-profile spin-outs, in a dispute involving the company’s original ...


Update on University building occupation

4th February 2024

Nearly two weeks into the occupation of 11 University Gardens, Glasgow Against Arms and Fossil Fuels (GAAF) tell The Glasgow Guardian “we are confident we won’t face repercussions” for their actions, and discussed plans to repurpose the building to host “community events”.  Operating under the name of GAAF since the start of 2023, the student-led ...


The World Marches for Palestine

28th January 2024

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