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PODCAST: Election Analysis

3rd March 2022

Join Multimedia Editor Fraser McFarlane as he talks to QMU presidential candidate Lachlan Farquharson about plans for improving finances, popularity, and why he loves the QMU so much. Click here to listen....


PODCAST: Election Analysis

2nd March 2022

Join Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn as she interviews QMU presidential candidate Bailey McBride. It’s a day into the two-day polling, and The Glasgow Guardian speaks to Bailey about his plans to better welfare, mental wellbeing and engagement in the QMU next year. Click here to listen....


QMU offers free rapid HIV testing this Thursday

23rd February 2022

The QMU has partnered with the Scottish charity Waverley Care to provide students with walk-in HIV, Hepatitis B and C testing. As part of their Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance Week, the Queen Margaret Union (QMU) is offering rapid HIV, Hepatitis B and C testing on Thursday, 24 Feburary 2022 from 12:00 till 16:00. The ...


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 ...