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Review: Of Her Time @ Queen Margaret Union

18th December 2021

Views Editor Rothery Sullivan shares all about STAG’s foray into cryogenics… Of Her Time, a science-fiction production by Student Theatre at Glasgow (STAG), had its opening night at the Queen Margaret Union (QMU) on 29 November 2021. Written by Glasgow University student Jonas Laursen, the play follows a woman’s journey with cryogenics as she experiences ...


Enter Shikari play special COP26 shows @ QMU

16th November 2021

 “Shackle, impede, and paralyze those who put profits before the planet” – Rou Reynolds Enter Shikari, one of last decade’s most acclaimed alt-rock outfits, played a two-night residency at QMU alongside Music Declares Emergency in line with COP26. Music Declares Emergency is a group of artists, music industry professionals, and organisations that stand together to ...


QMU releases statement regarding ‘Wet Wednesday’ spikings

3rd November 2021

The Queen Margaret Union released a statement regarding reported spikings that took place at their signature “Wet Wednesday” club night on 27 October, including investigating each case individually and new measures to be put in place to protect students for future events. CW: spiking and sexual assault* Following reported incidents of spikings that took place ...


Principal announces external review of University sexual violence handling processes

29th October 2021

Following recent investigative podcast content relating to sexual misconduct by UofG staff, the Principal takes action. Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal of the University, announced this afternoon that an independent external examination into University processes regarding the reporting of gender-based violence and sexual harassment has been initiated. This follows the publication of Al J...


QMU October Elections: all you need to know

12th October 2021

Positions for student representatives and first year student representatives are up for grabs. The Queen Margaret Union (QMU) is holding their autumn by-elections for junior positions for their Student Assembly this week, with voting for student representatives and first year student representatives taking place on 14 October. Roles up for grabs in this election include ...


QMU launch new service ‘QMUnity’

29th March 2021

QMUnity hopes to provide socialising, friendship and wellbeing opportunities as lockdown restrictions are lifted. The Queen Margaret Union (QMU) has launched a new student charitable service called “QMUnity”. Described as a “socialisation” service, it will be run by students, for students. There will be a number of volunteers led by the charity and campaigns convenor, ...


QMU Executive Spring Hustings 2021

3rd March 2021

The QMU 2021 Spring Elections open at 9am on Wednesday 3 March and close at 5pm on Thursday 4 March. Here’s what went down at the QMU Executive Debate, as well as the links you need to find candidate manifestos. Last night, the Queen Margaret Union (QMU) ran their Spring Election Hustings for executive positions ...


Queen Margaret Union support arms divestment

26th January 2021

The Glasgow Guardian sits down with QMU board members to discuss their future statement supporting arms divestment. The Queen Margaret Union (QMU) has created a statement on arms divestment and the Universities involved with arms trade. QMU President Ruaraidh Campbell and Current Student Representative Miles Grant. The Glasgow Guardian: Can you explain the statements the ...


The complaint conundrum

23rd December 2020

A look at the various complaints systems at the University, and areas in which they are failing us, and could be improved The University of Glasgow has almost 30,000 students and almost 9,000 members of staff, which can be intimidating to say the least. Particularly now during a global pandemic, students are facing unprecedented issues ...


Could this be GUU-dbye to the student union?

6th November 2020

In interviews with Nam Ranpuria, GUU president, and Ruaraidh Campbell, QMU president, the presidents discussed the future of the student union and the difficulties of surviving Covid.  The Glasgow Guardian sat down with Nam Ranpuria, Glasgow University Union (GUU) president, and Ruaraidh Campbell, Queen Margaret Union (QMU) president, to discuss the future of the student ...