scottish parliament



Glasgow student’s poem read out in Scottish Parliament

18th December 2021

Shehzar Doja’s poem on climate change was read out by Fiona Hyslop MSP. In a speech given to the Scottish parliament on 25 November, a poem written by University of Glasgow doctor of fine arts student, Shehzar Doja – titled “No fresh soil left to plant” – was read out.  Linlithgow MSP Fiona Hyslop was ...


MSP supports UofG’s carbon neutrality commitment in Scottish Parliament

3rd December 2021

MSP Kaukab Stewart lodged a motion in Scottish Parliament to recognise and support the University of Glasgow’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030. On Monday 15 November, Kaukab Stewart, the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Kelvin (SNP), lodged a parliamentary motion promoting UofG’s “Glasgow Green” report, which outlines the university’s pledge to ...


Kaukab Stewart wins Glasgow Kelvin constituency

8th May 2021

Kaukab Stewart is the first woman of colour to be elected to the Scottish parliament. Kaukab Stewart has been elected as Glasgow Kelvin’s new MSP. Stewart won the constituency with 14,535 votes, increasing the SNP’s share of the vote in the constituency by 1.8% from 2016. Kaukab Stewart is the first woman of colour to ...