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Saramago accused of “union-busting” after staff fired

31st March 2023

Three members of staff at Saramago were fired after a work stoppage in protest of low pay and working conditions. The Saramago cafe and bar located in the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow city centre sparked demonstrations after removing three members of staff who claim they were unfairly dismissed in an act of ...


Wire fraud: University splashes over £10K to display four statues

31st March 2023

An investigation by The Glasgow Guardian has shown that the University has paid over £10,000 on the wire mannequin statues displayed in the JMS. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request submitted by The Glasgow Guardian has shown that the University of Glasgow has spent a total of £10,700 on the ‘wire mannequin statues’ on display ...


Discretionary fund payments down by nearly 70% after Government cut

31st March 2023

An investigation by The Glasgow Guardian has revealed that the average amount of money awarded by the discretionary fund last semester has decreased by nearly 70% compared to a year previous, after funding awarded by the Scottish Government during the pandemic was removed. Figures obtained by The Glasgow Guardian from a Freedom of Information request ...


Turnitin now recognises ChatGPT

31st March 2023

The plagiarism software used by the University of Glasgow can now detect the use of AI chatbots such as ChatGPT amidst concerns that students may be using them to write coursework and answers to exams. Turnititn plagiarism software has been modified to now detect the use of artificial intelligence chatbots such ChatGPT. Turnitin is the ...


£100 million for UofG innovation acceleration project

31st March 2023

Six new projects at the University of Glasgow have been awarded a new investment from the UK Government’s Department for Science, Innovation and Technology. The University of Glasgow is set to benefit from the £100 levelling up unveiled by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt in his recent budget, to fund research projects within Glasgow’s Innovation Accelerator (IA). ...


Greens would not support Forbes as First Minister

22nd March 2023

Speaking at Glasgow University, Scottish Greens MSP Ross Greer has cast doubt on the Bute House agreement post-SNP leadership election. High-profile Scottish Greens MSP Ross Greer weighed in on the SNP leadership race and discussed what it would take for his party to support a candidate as First Minister, during a talk held on the ...