University of Glasgow: 9 famous faces who were elected Rector of the university

These are some of the famous names who were elected Rector of the University of Glasgow.

One of the most senior positions which you can hold at the University of Glasgow is to be made Rector of the university.

The most recent person to be elected as Rector of the university was Lady Rita Rae who made history by becoming the first female working Rector of the institution.

Glasgow University students vote on a new Rector every three years with this years election coming to a close today with the candidates for 2024 including Dr Ghassan Abu-Sittah, Susan McCabe, Lady Rita Rae and Paul Sweeney.

We have taken a look back at some of the other people who have been elected to the post.

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