Primary Story Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

End of an era for Glasgow: Muscatelli to step down as Principal after sixteen years

15th April 2024

Anton Muscatelli has transformed the University into a global institution Sir Anton Muscatelli has announced he will be stepping down from his position as Principal and Vice-Chancellor, after 16 years in the top role. The Principal, who presided over a stormy and transformative period for the University, has had the third-longest tenure of any ancient ...

UofG rector refers to Lenin in installation speech, says University may be complicit in genocide

13th April 2024

Ghassan Abu-Sittah has since been detained by German police when attempting to enter the country Dr Ghassan Abu-Sittah, a British-Palestinian surgeon, was installed as the new Rector of the University of Glasgow on 11 April, following his landslide victory in the rectorial election. He received nearly 80% of first-preference votes, handily defeating incumbent Rector Lady ...

Chinese surveillance cameras at UofG linked to human rights abuse allegations and security fears

11th January 2024

Dozens of Chinese surveillance cameras used inside a University of Glasgow building have been linked to allegations of Uyghur human rights abuses and security fears, an investigation by The Glasgow Guardian has found. The Glasgow Guardian has identified at least 49 CCTV cameras inside a Glasgow University building which were manufactured by the Chinese state-owned ...