News

Recent media coverage of the proposed cuts to SMLC:

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Legal challenge to course closure plan by university | The Herald | 26th September 2011

Back to the board | Glasgow West End Extra | 23rd September

Save modern languages in Scotland | 22nd September

Stoppard presents petition to Scottish Parliament | Glasgow Guardian | 22nd September |

Mediální zájem o Stoppardovu petici na podporu bohemistiky | Britské listy| 22nd September

Podpořte češtinu, ruštinu a polštinu, vyzývá skotské poslance Tom Stoppard | ceskatelevize.cz | 21st September

Language battle in Scotland | Daily Record | 21st September

Playwright in call over cash for languages | Evening Times | 21st September

Sir Tom Stoppard demands protection for language teaching | The Herald | 21st September

Tom Stoppard in education cuts protest | The Scotsman | 21st September

Szkoci bronią nauki języka polskiego | emito.net | 21st September

Newall letter misleading | The Herald | Comment 21st September

Stoppard boosts languages campaign | UK Press Association | 21st September

Stoppard boosts languages campaign | The Herald | 21st September

Stoppard takes a stand on languages | The Independent | 21st September

Stoppard urges a rethink over language cut | The Times | 21st September

 

Public Petitions Committee Live | BBC Democracy Live | 20th September

Playwright calls for funds to promote ‘vulnerable’ modern languages | STV | 20th September

Stoppard in call to protect lesser taught languages | BBC | 20th September 2011

Playwright Tom Stoppard lends support to ‘vulnerable’ Czech language | Czech Position | 20th September

 

Stoppard helps languages petition | The Herald | 20th September

The language cuts are short sighted | Letters – The Herald | 16th September

Stoppard in bid to end language cuts | The Herald | 12th September

Course closure plan ‘illegal’ | The Herald | 5 July

Anger as university scraps courses | The Herald | 23rd June

Protests at two Scottish universities as ruling bodies plan to cut courses | The Scotsman | 23rd June

Protests against proposed cuts at two Glasgow Universities | STV News | 22 June

Students protest over course cuts | BBC News | 22 June

Principles for our principals | The Herald | 21 June

Students plan protest over course cuts at universities | The Herald | 21 June

Row as principal chosen to chair review | The Herald | 17 June

Language courses still at risk | The Herald | 7 June

Glasgow University pulls back from financial brink | The Herald | 4 June

Glasgow University ‘Turned around’ finances | BBC News | 4 June

Students will step up cuts protest ahead of court vote | Evening Times | 2 June 

Unions seek university transparency | The Herald – 25 May 2011

Unions slam education bosses as ‘less democratic than former communist countries’ | STV | 24 May 2011

Languages at university to be saved from the axe | The Herald – 18 May 2011

Glasgow could scrap language courses because of budget cuts | The Independent – 21 April

Our politicians are worryingly silent on university funding | Comment | The Herald – 17 April

University bows to pressure and puts cuts plans on hold | The Herald – 15th April

This is a time to be investing in, not cutting, teaching of foreign languages | Comment | The Herald – 6th April

Štefan Švec: V Glasgow se bojuje za Prahu | Novinky.cz

Academics hand Glasgow Principal language petition | The Herald – 1st April

Language Lesson | The Scotsman – 31st March

Russell attacks University over ‘perverse’ plan to cut courses | The Herald – 29 March

Makes no sense to close door on opportunities for language students | The Herald | Letters – 28 March

Glasgow University Student TV coverage of student meeting with Principal Anton Muscatelli – 25 March

Glasgow University head jeered, booed and told to quit by own students | The Scotsman – 26 March

Glasgow students call for princiapl to resign | The Herald – 26 March

We students have built an alternative | The Guardian – 25 March

Radio Utopie | Universität Glasgow: Grossaufgebot an Polizei auf Campus provozierte Widerstand der Studenten – 23 March

Lecturers call for inquiry into sit in removal | The Herald – 24 March

University’ senate calls for delay to course cuts | The Herald – 24 March

Staff back students over University protest eviction | The Herald – 23 March

Czech will be saved from University’s course axe | The Herald – 16th March

Generating income should not be main purpose of universities | Herald Scotland | Letters – 11th March 2011

We must address crisis in the teaching of languages | Herald Scotland | Comment – 11th March 2011

Hugh Muir’s Diary | Politics | The Guardian – 11th March 2011

Times Higher Education – Traitor? Moi?– 11th March 2011

Scottish Education Secretary Mike Russell: Should university senior management be elected? – 6th March 2011

‘I have never known such despair and demoralisation’ At the heart of the storm raging at Glasgow Uni – 6th March 2011

University guilty of being parochial – Herald Scotland | Comment | – 5th March 2011

Students will go to London if Glasgow University halts its language courses Head – Herald – 4th March 2011

Calls for higher education review – Herald Scotland | News | – 3rd March 2011

Times Higher Education – Glasgow, say it isn’t so (1 of 3) – 3rd March 2011

Times Higher Education – Glasgow, say it isn’t so (2 of 3) – 3rd March 2011

Times Higher Education – Glasgow, say it isn’t so (3 of 3) – 3rd March 2011

Knowledge of languages is essential in today’s world – Herald Scotland |– 3rd March 2011

University principles undermined by principal – Herald Scotland | Comment | – 3rd March 2011

Times Higher Education – Critical voices condemn Glasgow language plans – 3rd March 2011

Decisive action is needed to save vital university functions – Herald Scotland – 3rd March 2011

Academics in bitter attack on university management – Herald Scotland | – 2nd March 2011

Hugh Muir’s Diary | Politics | The Guardian – 1st March 2011

First Minister joins university protest – Evening Times | News – 28th February 2011

Decision to wield axe is correct one, says principal – Herald Scotland | News – 28th February 2011

Lessons to be learned amid a storm of protest – Herald Scotland | Comment | – 28th February 2011

Who will awaken the talents of our poorest kids? | Kevin McKenna | Comment is free | The Observer – 27th February 2011

Top publisher attacks university plans to drop modern languages – The Sunday Herald – 27th February 2011

Letter: Glasgow dons unite | Education | The Guardian – 26th February 2011

It makes no sense to cut language teaching with new markets opening up – Herald Scotland – 24th February 2011

Times Higher Education – We’ve been poly-bagged – 24th February 2011

University languages proposal is destructive and short-sighted – Herald Scotland | – 23rd February 2011

Archbishop joins row over course cuts – Herald Scotland | News – 21st February 2011

Cuts consultation to be moderated by management | Glasgow University Guardian – 21st February

Letters; Friday, 18 February 2011 – Herald Scotland | Comment – 18th February 2011

Times Higher Education – Polyglots plot as Glasgow letter screams foul over axe – 17th February 2011

Language students lead fresh protest against university cuts – Scotsman.com News – 17th February 2011

University to press ahead with cuts despite protest – Herald Scotland | News – 17th February 2011

Glasgow University students in demo against £20m cuts | Glasgow and West | STV News – 16th February 2011

Students protest as university considers where cuts will fall | Education | guardian.co.uk – 16th February 2011

The Press Association: Students protest at university cuts – 16th February 2011

University protest over cuts plan BBC – 16th February 2011

150 academics against Glasgow University cuts | Glasgow and West | STV News – 15th February 2011

MODERN LANGUAGES IN GLASGOW UNDER THREAT Czech Focus – 15th February 2011

University lecturers cut time allowed to students | The Observer | Education – 13th February 2011

We protest against the proposals to decimate modern languages teaching Czech Focus – 10th February 2011

Seats of learning at risk from cut in funds | The Herald | News – 9th February 2011

Courses face axe under university cost-cutting – Herald Scotland | News – 9th February 2011

Cash-hit uni ‘to scrap courses’ BBC – 9th February 2011

The Herald: “University Principal under fire from his own academics”

FT.com / Comment / Letters – Foreign languages have their use even for monoglot Britons