Candidate for Glasgow Maryhill & Springburn
Currently residing in Partick, James first moved to Glasgow in 2007 to study at the University of Glasgow. While at University, James was an active volunteer and campaigner on campus and was elected as President of Glasgow University Students’ Representative Council (GUSRC). As President he oversaw the development of the brand new postgraduate social space and successfully campaigned against a severe cut to the opening hours of the medical library.
Since leaving the university, James has continued to be involved with the higher education sector, working for Universities Scotland and the Quality Assurance Agency.