University of Strathclyde
Students' Union oppose 42% increase in post-grad taught fees at University of Strathclyde
Fear that rising cost will price out postgraduate courses for people from disadvantaged backgrounds
THE Strathclyde Students’ Union is campaigning for post-graduate taught fees to be made affordable, after their analysis showed the University had increased fees by 42.7 per cent for 2018-19.
Unlike undergraduate degrees, post-graduate tuition fees are paid by students themselves in Scotland, with a SAAS loan totaling £10,000 per year for tuition and living costs made available.
Julia Swann: Why students' unions should resist threats and not provide funding to 'pro-life' groups
Julia Swann, writing on behalf of a group of pro-choice students at the University of Strathclyde, argues that attempts by a ‘pro-life’ group on campus to secure students’ union funding through threatening legal action must be resisted.
FOR MANY, students’ unions are a place of safety and sanctuary. Much of my experience as a student at University of Strathclyde has been shaped by my involvement in the students’ union. As a woman, I have always valued the pro-choice stance of the students’ union which, thankfully, still stands today.
Survey into Scottish new media impact launched
Survey seeks to understand new media users and how they impact upon the Scottish political landscape
RESEARCHERS at Strathclyde University have launched a survey of Scottish new media users, in a bid to understand how they are reshaping Scotland’s political and intellectual landscape.
Fraser Stewart, a politics student at Strathclyde University, is heading-up the investigation into Scottish new media users of three popular online news and opinion sites; CommonSpace, Bella Caledonia and Wings Over Scotland.
Imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan to be honoured with Scottish university accolade
PKK founder is serving a life sentence for treason in solitary confinement on a Turkish island
The University of Strathclyde Students' Association (USSA) is to grant Honorary Life-Membership to Abdullah Ocalan, the founding member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
Ocalan has been imprisoned by the Turkish state since 1999 and is held as the sole prisoner on the Imrali island in the Sea of Marmara.
His representative, Ceylan Bagriyanik, will travel from Diyarbakir in Kurdistan to accept the award on the PKK leader's behalf.
Syriza minister set to visit Scotland to accept university accolade
University of Strathclyde Students Association awards former student Honorary Life Membership
A MINISTER in Greece's left-wing Syriza government is set to visit Scotland next month to accept honorary life membership of the students union of the university where he previously studied.
Nikos Pappas, Greece's minister of state, has been granted the honour by the University of Strathclyde Students Association (USSA), for his contribution to society, economy and political life.
Strathclyde University students head to Texas competition after winning loneliness app prize
App concept beats 46 other competitors to take it on to competition in Texas
A team of Strathclyde University students will soon head to Texas to take part in a competition after bagging a university prize with the creation of an app aiming to combat loneliness in older people.
The second year entrepreneurship undergraduates were challenged to develop an app that could help to solve a prevalent social issue. They then pitched their idea - an app named 'BeFriend' - to academics from the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde.