Yes in the lead: there is a ‘possibility that this is reflective of a deeper change in opinion’ says independence researcher.

Recent polling on attitudes towards Scottish Independence have shown Yes to be in a very healthy position. Consistently, from October to December, polls have shown Yes in the lead by seven, four, and five points, with one poll conducted between 28 October and 5 December of last year showing Yes in a remarkable lead of 11 points. Many have attributed this rise in support to the recent Supreme Court judgement which unanimously ruled that the Scottish Parliament does not have the power to legislate

Tributes go out to former UofG student killed in Gaza airstrike

Tributes are being made to former Erasmus student at the University of Glasgow and World Health Organisation worker who has been killed in a Gaza airstrike.

Dima Abdullatif Mohammed Alhaj, a former student at the University of Glasgow, has been killed in Gaza, aged 29, after her family home was bombed. Alhaj was a former Erasmus exchange student at the University between 2018 and 2019. She had also received a degree in Environmental and Earth Sciences from the Islamic University of Gaza and was

Student places 5th in crucial by-election

A Glasgow student and candidate for the Scottish Green party has placed 5th in the Rutherglen and Hamilton West by-election, as a UofG pollster weighs in on the result.

A University of Glasgow fourth-year student has placed 5th in the Rutherglen and Hamilton West by-election which saw an overall Labour victory. The former SNP seat was contested after its Member of Parliament, Margaret Ferrier, was charged with breaking Covid rules and subsequently recalled by her constituents.

20-year-old UofG

Humza Yousaf cancels visit to UofG after protest planned

The First Minister has pulled out of an appearance at the University after it emerged that striking lecturers were planning to protest the event.

The First Minister of Scotland, Humza Yousaf, yesterday cancelled an appearance at the University with the Glasgow University Scottish National Association (GUSNA) planned for today. It later emerged that members of the Educational Institute of Scotland union were planning to protest the event in support of City of Glasgow College lecturers currently

Wire fraud: University splashes over £10K to display four statues

An investigation by The Glasgow Guardian has shown that the University has paid over £10,000 on the wire mannequin statues displayed in the JMS.

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request submitted by The Glasgow Guardian has shown that the University of Glasgow has spent a total of £10,700 on the ‘wire mannequin statues’ on display in the James McCune Smith Learning Hub.

The FOI also revealed that of the 50 sculptures purchased in total, only four are currently on display. The four on display are

Saramago accused of "union-busting" after staff fired

Three members of staff at Saramago were fired after a work stoppage in protest of low pay and working conditions.

he Saramago cafe and bar located in the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow city centre sparked demonstrations after removing three members of staff who claim they were unfairly dismissed in an act of “union busting” following a short 40-minute strike which took place on 3 March.

The owners of Saramago, who also own The Doublet on Park Road, made the decision to fire thre

Greens would not support Forbes as First Minister

Speaking at Glasgow University, Scottish Greens MSP Ross Greer has cast doubt on the Bute House agreement post-SNP leadership election.

High-profile Scottish Greens MSP Ross Greer weighed in on the SNP leadership race and discussed what it would take for his party to support a candidate as First Minister, during a talk held on the University of Glasgow campus by Scottish Green supporters at UofG

The Scottish government is currently made up of a coalition between the Scottish National Party and

Humza Yousaf pledges action for students

The Glasgow Guardian spoke to candidate for First Minister, Humza Yousaf, ahead of an event at the GUU.

Candidate for the SNP leadership and first minister, Humza Yousaf has today affirmed his commitment to supporting students speaking to The Glasgow Guardian.

“Affordable housing and access to affordable housing is incredibly important. So, first and foremost, I would commit to building more affordable housing right across the country – and we’ve got a target of 100,000 by 2032″, said Mr Yousa

University set to reduce student hardship payments

The Glasgow Guardian has seen an email informing students who received support from the University of Glasgow's Discretionary Fund during the session 2021/22 have been informed that it is likely they will receive less financial support should they reapply for funding in the coming academic year.

The Discretionary Fund is designed to help support students struggling with living expenses. Students who apply must do so at the beginning of each semester, providing a recent bank statement and an exp

University of Glasgow alumni and repatriator of Stone of Destiny, Ian Hamilton, dies.

The last living member of a group of University of Glasgow students who returned the Stone of Destiny from London to Scotland has died aged 97.

While a student at the University of Glasgow, the actions of Hamilton and three other students made national headlines after they travelled from Glasgow to London to remove the Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey and return it to Scotland.

The Stone of Destiny was used for centuries in the coronation of Scottish monarchs. The stone was seized by Ki