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SRC will support upcoming UCU staff strikes

23rd November 2021

Following the UCU announcement on 16 November, where the Union announced members will take industrial action in December across multiple UK universities over pay and working conditions, Glasgow’s SRC have emphasised their support for the strikers. On Monday, 22 November, the University of Glasgow’s Student Representative Council (SRC) released a statement announcing that it has ...


Unions cancel club nights in support of Girls Night In

23rd October 2021

Both QMU and GUU have cancelled their club nights next week in support of the Girls Night in campaign. Following the Girls Night In campaign to boycott clubs this coming Thursday both Unions have opted to cancel their club nights. The boycott comes after an increase in the number of spikings reported in clubs across ...


What it’s like to end a pregnancy at home

23rd April 2021

One writer shares her experience of going through a medical abortion at home in her final year of university, in the hope it’ll help others who have to go through the same thing. Content warning: pregnancy, abortion I’ve never felt too in tune with my body. Throughout my life, it’s consistently been little more than ...


Glasgow City Council provides additional funding to support children from low-income families during lockdown

30th January 2021

The extra financial support follows the Council’s winter payment of £120 to children of low-income families. An additional fund announced by the Glasgow City Council will ensure every child eligible for free school meals receives a fortnightly payment of £25 to support families during the current lockdown.  The grant was announced after the most recent ...


Students are still waiting on promised support from University, three months later

3rd December 2020

The University provided inadequate financial and welfare support to halls students during the autumn semester.  The Glasgow Guardian can reveal that the University of Glasgow has failed to deliver on its promise to support students living in university-owned accommodation, during the autumn semester. In a survey circulated by Glasgow University Student Tenants Union (GUSTU), students ...


Students organise against the University’s mishandling of Covid-19

9th October 2020

Students across the country have been organising campaigns against rent and inadequate support from universities. Hundreds of students across the UK have been told to self-isolate since starting university only two weeks ago. Last week, the University of Glasgow revealed that there had been an outbreak of Covid-19 among students residing in student halls in ...


University fails disabled student again

7th October 2020

The University of Glasgow failed to provide a disabled student with the necessary software for 31 weeks, preventing him from being able to study at home and complete his degree. The University of Glasgow is accused of failing to provide reasonable adjustments to a visually impaired student during the Covid-19 pandemic. Gary Copland, who was ...


“Significant” support announced for students in halls of residence

26th September 2020

The University has announced the measures it will be taking to provide students residing in halls with support, including one month’s rent rebate and £50 for supplies. The University has announced “significant” extra support measures for students in halls of residence. The measures include a four-week rebate of rent for all students, £50 credited for ...