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In March our Vice President Student Support UnaMarie Darragh wrote to the Scottish Government expressing the SRC’s concerns about the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill. Bethany Wilson of the Housing, Regeneration and Welfare Directorate has replied to UnaMarie on behalf of the government. Her full response can be found below:
On 5th May the Scottish Parliament are holding their parliamentary elections and on 23rd June the UK are holding a referendum on whether they should remain in the European Union. In order to ensure your voice is heard in these two hugely important decisions you need to be registered to vote.
Can’t get a seat in the Library? Round Reading Room full again? Exams! They happen every year, but it seems like there’s never enough space to study. Luckily for you we’ve managed to wrangle some free spaces on campus that you can sit down in the warmth and study in. They’re all open 9am-5pm, from Monday 18th April to Friday 20th May. A full listing of the available large spaces for individual study and small (bookable) rooms for group study are available below. (more…)
All of the SRC services will be closing at 5pm on Thursday 24th March for the Easter Bank Holiday. We are closed Friday 25th and Monday 28th March. Please note that all printing, photocopying and binding services will be unavailable during this time.
Our Vice President for Student Support Una Marie has this week written to Margaret Burgess MSP, the Minister for Housing and Welfare, to express the SRC’s concerns about the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill which is currently being considered by the Scottish Parliament.
You can now read the manifestos of all accepted candidates for the GUSRC Spring Election 2016 here: manifestos. These are the thoughts and policies of each individual candidate who may be representing you and all of your fellow students for the next year at the highest levels of student representation at the University. There are lots of changes and improvements going on and coming up over the next few years as well. So please be thorough in your reading and voting.
The Volunteering, Clubs and Societies Awards (VCS) are now open for nominations. We know there are loads of great volunteers, members, clubs/socs and events out there, so get the nomination forms filled in. You've got the choice of 10 categories to choose from — whether you think you've started the best new club or society to picking the best volunteer of the year!