Andrew O'Brien

Current Sabb to run for President, Union sources reveal

There has been growing speculation emanating from sources within the Students’ Union that the current Finance and Governance Officer, Andy Glyde will be putting his name forward for President in the upcoming sabbatical elections. Multiple sources have told the Boar that they strongly believe Glyde will be making a bid...
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Posted Jan. 13, 2009

Warwick signs deal with Santander

Santander one of the world’s largest banks has signed a three year deal with the University of Warwick that will see the university join the “Santader Universities” group. The group contains over 700 universities across the world in Spain, Portugal, Latin America, China, the United States and the United Kingdom....
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Posted Dec. 2, 2008

President clashes with Council on oil sponsorship

The President of the Warwick Students’ Union has slammed some members of Union Council as “irresponsible” and said that Union Council was “infringing the autonomy of clubs and societies”. In a statement on behalf of the Students’ Union, Thomson said that “it is important for the Students’ Union to take...
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Posted Dec. 2, 2008

Government Review could see “radical” changes to degrees

The Higher Education Secretary, John Denham, has launched a review into University funding ahead of next year’s decision on whether to raise the cap on tuition fees. The Government is considering proposals that could see the traditional academic year removed to suit part time students that wish to study all...
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Posted Nov. 25, 2008

Tuition Fees are ‘not a major issue’

Stuart Thomson, President of the Students’ Union, has attracted controversy with recent comments concerning tuition fees. In an interview with RaW News, he said: “I don‘t think [tuition fees] are a major issue this year”.
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Posted Oct. 20, 2008

A place for party politics

There has been growing concern in certain sections of campus at the candidates running in last week’s Union Council the ‘Parliament’ of the Students’ Union Elections.
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Posted Oct. 20, 2008