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How to watch the Super Bowl in Edinburgh

The biggest day in American football is coming up: the Super Bowl. Super Bowl LVIII kicks off at 11:30 (GMT) on Sunday, February 11th, as the Kansas City Chiefs face…

Have we lost the ‘social’ in social media?

Social media is often criticised for reducing the quality of social interactions offline due to the increased dependence on online friends and validation, yet the initial purpose of these apps…

“I don’t want to kill people and I don’t want to die”: Do students need to worry about conscription?

Fears that the world has entered the early stages of a global conflict have sparked debate over the potential reintroduction of conscription in the United Kingdom. Speaking to the BBC’s…

The Russell Group scandal: what’s going on?

The Sunday Times has released a report which shows that UK universities are enrolling international students for lower grades and more money. The report found 15 top Russell Group universities…

As the cost of living crisis escalates, a beloved George Square business goes up for sale

Elaine Mason was a woman with a vision — a vision of soup. For years she had dreamt of opening a cafe with high-quality homemade soups and accompanying breads. This…

Immigration Health Surchage to increase for student visas

The Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) will go up from a price of £470 to £776 per year for students who are required to have a student visa to stay in…

University staff gain an additional £25 million per year through pay grade increases

Over 5,000 staff at the University of Edinburgh will receive a pay increase this Spring as the university adjusts its pay grades. All University of Edinburgh pay grades are moving…

In Conversation with Tommy Sheppard MP

The Student spoke to Tommy Sheppard, Scottish National Party (SNP) MP for Edinburgh East, on wide-ranging topics from independence to the housing crisis to his stand-up comedy club ‘The Stand’.…