Antisemitism in Universities



University of Glasgow

International Definition of Antisemitism

University

The University has adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism in full, including all the examples.

The Definition was adopted on 16th November 2020.

This information was obtained after Campaign Against Antisemitism submitted a request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 on 14th July 2020. The University responded on 13th August 2020, with an update on 16th December 2020.

Students’ Union

We are awaiting a reponse from Glasgow University Students’ Representative Council about adoption of the International Definition of Antisemitism.


Incidents

The following are recent incidents that have been reported to us, however we recognise that antisemitism is chronically underreported and it is possible that there are incidents that have not been reported. To report an incident, please contact us.

Posters at Edinburgh and Glasgow universities claimed that Jews invented the Holocaust for financial gain.


Jewish life on campus

The incidence of antisemitism on a university campus and how the university and its students’ union address antisemitism are matters of serious concern. At the same time, they do not represent the totality of Jewish life on any campus. For further information about Jewish life on campus, please contact the local Jewish Society or Jewish chaplain.

No student should have to endure antisemitism. Campaign Against Antisemitism provides specialist help to students who have experienced antisemitism, including free legal representation. For assistance with antisemitism on campus, please contact us.