A newly published government report from the Equalities and Human Rights Committee is strongly critical of Scottish Universities' approach to disabilities. The report's uncompromising approach included the recommendation that equalities training become compulsory for all University staff. GUSRC's Disability Equality Officer Lauren McDougall, a participant in the in the committee's evidence taking session, stated that the implications of the report could be far reaching if it is taken seriously by Universities. She stated:
Dates for lunches are as follows:
- Tuesday 31st January
- Friday 3rd March
- Wednesday 29th March
- Thursday 27th April
- Monday 22nd May
Results are made publicly available to help prospective students make an informed choice about coming to Glasgow University.
The Competition and Markets Authority have today announced that the University of Glasgow has given them an undertaking to change the terms of their debt policy. The CMA had believed that the current wording of the policy could unfairly prevent students from re-enrolling or graduating if they owed non-tuition fee debts, such as unpaid accommodation or library fees.
The Students' Representative Council will be closing at 12 noon on Friday 16th December for the Christmas break. Please note that all printing and binding services will be unavailable over the winter break.
div> Spaces listed below are available between: Monday 5th - Friday 16th December.. If you want a short break from studies, these spaces are available to de-stress.
For Group Study
From Friday 3rd December, you can get in touch with the SRC Welcome Point to book the small rooms for group study (max 12). You can use these 9am-9pm, Monday through to Saturday.
There's loads of events, activity and support planned over 28th November – 16th December, and across all 4 student bodies more is being added all the time (think yoga, punch bags, maybe even a bouncy castle). Here's a taste of what you can expect so far (with more details to be added).
In their joint letter Ameer Ibrahim (SRC President), Mhairi Harris (VP Student Activities), Erin Ross (VP Student Support) and Kate Powell (VP Education) noting their significant concern over the hastiness with which the increase was passed, without consultation or transparency.
The SRC are forming a new student-led committee to engage and be consulted on the University’s campus development project - this committee will be titled the SRC Campus Development Committee.