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The elephant in the seminar room

11th September 2023

Much has changed at the University since its inception, but elitism and exclusivity persist. When the University of Glasgow was founded in 1451, its student population was exclusively male and white, usually the sons of ministers and nobility, and up until the eighteenth century, student numbers remained under 400. Students wore scarlet gowns, carried bibles ...

Adam Smith Business School postpone seminar by “eugenicist”

18th February 2021

The seminar led by Gregory Clark, a visiting professor at LSE, was due to take place yesterday but was postponed amid pressure from students. A highly controversial seminar to be led by Gregory Clark, a visiting professor at London School of Economics, to be delivered for the Adam Smith Business School has been postponed amid ...

Ten percent makes all the difference

5th October 2020

Katrina Williams explores whether seminar participation grades hinder students more than help them. We’ve all had the same experience. Crammed into a tiny seminar room around a miniscule table with barely any room to push back your chair – a claustrophobic feeling beaten only by the unflinching expectation weighing down on your shoulders that, at ...