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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 ...


QMU hosts its first online general meeting

31st October 2020

The battle of QMU constitutional amendments have seemingly come to an end with the expected amendment vote taken off the agenda.  QMU hosted its first online Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 30 October. It was first scheduled for April, but had to be pushed back due to Covid-19. Originally slated as the showdown for contested ...


QMU Autumn election results announced

16th October 2020

Results were revealed this morning of Friday 16 October after voting was extended to 9am today over technical fault in the online voting system. The QMU Autumn elections results of autumn 2020 are in.The results were declared later than expected due to technical issues with the online voting process which led to voting extended to ...


Queen Margaret Union by-elections – manifesto reviews and analysis

14th October 2020

The QMU are electing current and first year student representatives. It’s election season at the University of Glasgow once again. On Thursday 15 October, all registered members of the QMU will have the opportunity to vote for first year and current student representatives. Both positions open to first year students are uncontested.  Current Student Representative ...