EU Elections

The buzz about campus in the past week has been growing daily. Politicians would love the hysteria induced by the end of exams to be centred around today’s European Parliamentary elections, alas the vast majority of you reading this won’t vote today because ‘it has very little impact upon me’ and instead spend your dayContinue reading “EU Elections”

A Publicity Stunt Of The Best Kind

In the aftermath of American whistleblower Edward Snowden’s election as Glasgow University’s rector, there has been a swathe of disgust, frustration and downright condescension posted on social media sites by students. These range from individual posts lamenting a loss of faith in the student body as a whole, to Facebook pages already campaigning for aContinue reading “A Publicity Stunt Of The Best Kind”

Snowden: A Poor Decision

All opinions displayed here are personal, and do not represent the views of the SRC. I arrived at the rectorial election results late; just after Edward Snowden had been announced as the new rector of Glasgow University. Students were already leaving in crowds, looking disappointed, and looking round the Bute Hall, nobody looked particularly happy.Continue reading “Snowden: A Poor Decision”

An Interview With Kevin Holdsworth

Why did you decide to run for the position? I decided to run for the position of Rector because one of the students in the University asked me to do it. I care a lot about higher education and about students themselves and when I looked into it, was sure that I had the skillsContinue reading “An Interview With Kevin Holdsworth”

An Interview With Alan Bissett

The upcoming Rector elections have received a lot of attention due to the diverse and high profile range of nominees. Each candidate offers the University something unique making it especially important that students cast a well researched vote. The G-You have interviewed each potential Rector in order to find out a little bit more aboutContinue reading “An Interview With Alan Bissett”