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First-generation students more likely to drop out according to a new report

4th February 2022

A report by HEPI has assessed the challenges for first-generation students. A HEPI report found that students who were the first in their family to attend university are more likely to drop out. The survey found the two-thirds of students at UK universities are first-generation graduates. First-generation students were found to be less likely to ...


UCU report finds sexual violence is ‘commonplace’ in higher education

30th January 2022

The 4,000-participant report mapped patterns of sexual violence over the last five years. The UCU sexual violence task group finds that 10% of survey participants of almost 4,000 respondents have “directly experienced workplace sexual violence in the past five years”, and 70% of these respondents experienced it as “an ongoing pattern of behaviour”. Those most ...


Report reveals 95% of women feel unsafe visiting Glasgow parks at night

3rd December 2021

A recent report published by The Young Women’s Movement (YWCA) as part of the Young Women Lead programme, has called for feminist town planning, as research revealed 67% of women in Glasgow often felt unsafe on buses and 95% felt unsafe visiting parks at night.  This report was undertaken as part of a nine month ...


Report into Glasgow University’s economic impact released

17th November 2021

The report finds that the University contributes £4.4 billion to the UK economy every year. A new report by London Economics has estimated that the University of Glasgow contributes approximately £4.4 billion to the UK economy each year. The report was commissioned by the University, and is available to access online.  It cites the University’s ...


Demystifying the UN climate report

21st September 2021

The UN issues its latest report outlining the severity of climate change and the implications on the whole of humanity. On the morning of Sunday 8th August, flooded villages and jet setting holiday-makers alike awoke to gut-wrenching news: the UN had issued its latest and most drastic findings on climate change. The report outlined an ...


University reports reveal variance in political trust based on gender, income, and age

19th September 2020

The University of Glasgow has collaborated with the Institute for Public Policy Research to produce major new reports. A series of new reports from the University of Glasgow have highlighted gender, income, and age gaps show levels of trust in politics. Major new reports from the John Smith Centre at the University of Glasgow in ...