Who’s who? Your Exec for 2016/17... plus find out who else is representing you on council+

Rector nominations open!

Glasgow is lucky to be one of only five universities to have a Rector. The Rector has a number of key duties representing students. He/She is expected to attend meetings of Court, the governing body of the University, to work closely with the SRC, and to bring student concerns to the attention of the University’s managers.

Student Teaching Awards nominations close soon!

This is an exciting opportunity to nominate your favourite lecturer, tutor, supervisor, support staff, advisor of studies, and so on. If you feel that a member of staff has gone above and beyond to make your time here at Glasgow great, then what better way to thank them than to nominate them for a Student Teaching Award. We have fifteen awards up for grabs this year and what’s more, if you write an outstanding nomination, you’ll be in with a chance to win an invite to the awards ceremony.

Class rep training sign-up opens

In order for your role as a Class Representative to be recognized on your University transcript, you must attend a training session and have been confirmed by your subject that you’ve attended Staff Student Liaison Committees. However, if you’ve previously attended a training session in the last four years then there is no need for you to be trained again.

Compulsory equalities training for all University staff?

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:

University of Glasgow Debt Policy

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.

Glasgow University Students Representative Council. Printed: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:34:17 +0000