Women



Editorial: The sexual harassment epidemic

25th March 2021

Editor-in-Chief Holly Jennings talks about the human rights crisis of women continually being sexually harassed in the context of university. Content Warning: rape, sexual harassment, gender-based violence We’ve got the vote, we aren’t limited to child-rearing and sandwich-making, we get an education, we’re allowed to wear trousers, the pay gap is closing, and we have ...


SRC president-elect Ella McCabe makes statement about work to tackle gender-based violence

25th March 2021

 The SRC joined with Successful Women at Glasgow to create a tribute to Sarah Everard and all the victims of gender-based violence at the University flagpole. On 14 March, alongside Successful Woman at Glasgow (SWAG), the SRC jointly invited people to come along to the open vigil site situated at the University flagpole, to remember ...


It’s not on the victim to prevent their attack

12th March 2021

Content Warning: sexual assault, harassment, gender-based violence In the wake of Sarah Everard’s disappearance, Rachel Campbell reflects on the culture which teaches women to walk with their keys between their fingers whilst men laugh about it. A police officer has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sarah Everard, a woman who went missing ...


UofG academic nominated for IET award

3rd November 2020

The winner will be announced on Tuesday 4 March next year. A University of Glasgow academic has been shortlisted for the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2020. Dr Melanie Jimenez, a Biomedical Engineering Research Fellow at Glasgow’s James Watt School of Engineering, is one of six academics ...


Simulating security: Vtubing as a female streamer

17th October 2020

How can streaming be made a safer space for women? VTubing could be the answer. When it comes down to it, there is one typical constant in the majority of online gaming communities; the rampant harassment of women. I can say with confidence that if you’re a woman who engages at all socially with video ...


Partick Thistle Women hire current men’s first team player as manager

11th October 2020

Partick Thistle striker Brian Graham takes the role of first team manager for the women’s side whilst still playing for the men’s side. In a move that has certainly raised eyebrows across women’s football, Maryhill’s Partick Thistle announced men’s first team striker, Brian Graham, as the new women’s first team manager for the upcoming season ...