Week Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

Clocking Out: Chasing the Dream of a Four-Day Workweek in the 21st Century

24th February 2024

Writer Leonard Hockerts looks into the social and political issues associated with adopting a 4 day work week – and whether it is somewhat inevitable. In the 1930s, economist John Maynard Keynes famously predicted that, by around 2030, a 15-hour workweek would be the norm. It is now 2023, and in the UK the average ...

Rift between unions and the SRC causes freshers’ week friction

20th September 2021

Funding, union access, and the lack of night buses have fed into the alleged hostility. Tensions between the Student Representative Council (SRC) and Glasgow’s student unions – the Glasgow University Union (GUU) and Queen Margaret Union (QMU) – reportedly came to a head for the start of Glasgow’s freshers’ week celebrations, with hostility also being ...

The SRC Welcome Week is back!

13th September 2021

Rebranded under “UofG Welcome”, the SRC bring a host of in-person and digital events to Glasgow’s students this freshers’ week Under the new banner of “UofG Welcome”, the SRC has a large host of events planned this week. All students are being targeted this freshers’ week, not just first years, particularly due to the lack ...