Edward Snowden elected rector of Glasgow University

Whistleblower Edward Snowden has been elected as rector of Glasgow University following a student vote.

Students at Glasgow University have elected Edward Snowden to the position of rector. Credit: PA

The role of the Rector is to represent students to the senior management of the University and raise issues which concern them.

US intelligence leaker Snowden is currently in Russia after being granted a year's asylum.

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