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Your Rector candidates interviewed…again

16th April 2021

Rector candidates sat down once again to answer the pressing questions about the role they are running for. With the rector election once again heating up after a delayed start, we thought to ask our candidates for rector once again where they stand on important issues and see if they had changed their position on ...


University of Glasgow Rectoral hustings taking place 19 April

14th April 2021

Hustings will take place on the University’s Facebook page. Hustings for the University of Glasgow Rectorial elections have been announced by the University.  Taking place on Monday 19 April, the Rectorial hustings will see all three candidates Junaid Ashraf, John Nicolson, and The Honourable Lady Rita Rae take centre stage and answer any questions you ...


University of Glasgow Rector elections 2021 candidates declared

3rd April 2021

With three confirmed candidates and elections this month, Rector campaigning on campus is on the rise. The University of Glasgow Rector Elections are coming up, and students will soon be able to vote for one of three confirmed candidates: councillor Junaid Ashraf, John Nicolson MP, and Lady Rita Rae. The nomination period closed on 31 ...


Rector elections to require candidates to be re-nominated

26th March 2021

Rector elections were originally due to take place last year but were postponed due to Covid-19. Last year’s candidates for Rector must refile nomination work if they still wish to run for the position, The Glasgow Guardian can confirm.  Elections were originally meant to be held in 2020 but were postponed due to Covid-19. But ...


Rector candidates lose bid for SNP candidacy for 2021 Scottish parliamentary election

2nd December 2020

Junaid Ashraf and Graham Campbell both lost their bids for the candidacy in Glasgow Cathcart and Edinburgh Western respectively. Scottish National Party councillors (SNP) and candidates for Rector Junaid Ashraf and Graham Campbell have lost their bid to be selected by the SNP for the Glasgow Cathcart and Edinburgh Western seats respectively in next year’s ...


Rector candidate Junaid Ashraf to stand in Scottish Parliamentary election

9th October 2020

The SNP councillor in North Lanarkshire will stand for selection for the SNP for Glasgow Cathcart constituency. Junaid Ashraf has confirmed that he will be seeking to stand in next year’s Scottish parliamentary election. The University of Glasgow graduate, candidate for Rector and Scottish National Party (SNP) councillor Junaid Ashraf has declared his intention to ...


Rector candidate Junaid Ashraf says University has fallen short to support students

1st October 2020

Ashraf released a video statement on Facebook advising students to support one another and collect through the student bodies and societies. Candidate for Rector Junaid Ashraf has released a statement accusing the University of Glasgow of “falling short” to support students during the Covid-19 pandemic. Releasing a statement on his Facebook page (Junaid Ashraf, University ...