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AIESEC’s YouthSpeak UK conference held last weekend

5th April 2021

The event discussed leadership opportunities for young people, with a variety of successful speakers. AIESEC, a globally-operating platform run “by youth for youth” that allows young people to learn and develop leadership skills, hosted its YouthSpeak UK conference last weekend.  Engaging young people’s involvement in team-working and leadership opportunities via volunteering experience...


NUS Scotland reveal 2021 students’ election demands

29th March 2021

‘A Student Guarantee for Scotland’ outlines various policies to address mental health, rising debt and poverty among students. The National Union of Students (NUS) in Scotland has unveiled its manifesto of student demands for the upcoming Scottish Parliamentary election. Titled “A Student Guarantee for Scotland”, the manifesto outlines various policies to help combat the &#...


NUS, is it a yes…? Probably not

28th March 2021

EIC Jordan Hunter describes why, despite recent student election candidates lobbying for membership, Glasgow is not likely to join the NUS (and probably shouldn’t). Over the last election cycle, the idea of Glasgow joining the National Union of Students (NUS) cropped up once again, accompanied by a discussion about costs, collective bargaining, and it’s connection ...


Manifesto analysis – Miko Mojsiej for SRC President

1st March 2021

Holly Jennings analyses Miko Mojsiej manifesto for SRC President following their interview. For the first time in years, the Students’ Representative Council’s (SRC) President position is contested. Miko is undoubtedly the dark horse of the race, lacking experience with the SRC. However, given students frustration over the SRC’s handling of the pandemic (see: Glasknow 2.0), ...