Lowest-paid University staff fear changes to employment conditions could see huge losses

20th July 2021

Unite the Union members demonstrate outside James McCune Smith Building at University’s “fire and rehire”-style practices At midday on Tuesday 13 July, members of Unite the Union and staff at the University of Glasgow gathered outside the new state-of-the-art James McCune Smith Building to protest against the University’s “fire and rehire”-style employment policy that is ...

Medical students look for a more international student friendly environment

29th May 2021

Recent criticisms of staff attitudes feed into a wider series of complaints. Students have criticised a University staff member online after insensitive comments comparing a move around Greater Glasgow to international students being unable to return home was made on a Zoom call with students.  Controversy was sparked after one of the clinical leads for ...

University of Glasgow ranked fourth-highest in UK for number of staff earning over £100,000

12th November 2020

The University Rich List report by the TaxPayers’ Alliance reveals 210 staff at Glasgow earn over £100,000, and 55 members of staff over £150,000. The University of Glasgow has ranked the fourth-highest in the UK for numbers of staff earning over six-figure salaries, a new report reveals. The report “University Rich List” by the TaxPayers’ ...