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Hate has no home in Scotland: new campaign by the Scottish government tackles hate crimes

The Scottish government, in collaboration with Police Scotland and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS), has launched the ‘Hate has no home’ educational campaign. Launched alongside Hate Crime Awareness week, the campaign is hoping to encourage people to stand up to and report hate crimes. “We all need to play our part to […]

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Interview with VP Esther Dominy

News writer Andrew Nguyen sat down with Esther Dominy, Students’ Association VP Welfare, to discuss her role. What made you run for Vice President Welfare? Have you held any other offices before? “I used to be a Student Trustee at the Students’ Association so I sat on its board of trustees which has oversight over […]

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The Student interviews Kai O’Doherty, Students’ Association VP Activities and Services

The Student sat down with Kai O’Doherty, Edinburgh University’s Students’ Association’s VP Activities and Services (VPAS) to discuss their position and their goals for the year. Previously the LGBT+ officer on campus, what made you choose to run for the VPAS? “I wanted to run for the role because I have a lot of faith […]

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Half of UK students avoid visiting their GP

More than half of British university students are avoiding their GP appointments after falling ill according to a report released by UK digital health provider Push Doctor. Using data from 1000 students collected between June 13 and 15, the report lists inconvenient locations, lack of time, personal anxiety and embarrassment among obstacles preventing students from […]