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Women hold just 18 per cent of Scotland’s digital technology jobs

According to new research conducted by Edinburgh Napier University for Scotland’s Digital Technology Skills Group and partners, women account for only 18 per cent of the digital technologies workforce in Scotland. The Tackling the Gender Technology Gap Together study found that few girls are pursuing digital technologies-based university study and employment. Lower levels of female […]

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People and Planet stage Halloween-themed protest around central campus buildings

On Monday October 31, students from the University of Edinburgh staged a Halloween themed protest, urging the University to draw their investments from armaments and fossil fuel companies. The students left Jack-O’-Lanterns around the George Square campus which were carved with messages encouraging the University to withdraw their association with the corporations. The five-year divestment […]

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University of Edinburgh Students’ Association establishes grant for student-led initiatives

The University of Edinburgh’s Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability (SRS) has formed a partnership with the Edinburgh University Students’ Association to launch a grant supporting student-led projects on sustainability and social responsibility. The SRS Student Project Grant provides funding of up to £500 for student groups or societies implementing projects around themes such as […]