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National Union of Students report criticises “broken” university system

A new report by the National Union of Students (NUS) Scotland has described a “serious crisis” in the nation’s higher and further education system, driven in part by the marketisation…

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…

Less than half of sexual misconduct cases upheld by university, FOI reveals

CW: Discussion of sexual assault The University of Edinburgh upheld 18 out of 44 cases of sexual misconduct investigated during the 2020/21 and 2022/23 academic years, a Freedom of Information…

UK COVID Inquiry: Key moments from Week 1

The UK Covid Inquiry begins its three-week stint at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, where it will investigate the Scottish Government’s decision-making during the pandemic. The Scottish Covid Inquiry kicked…

Final weather warnings expire after Storm Gerrit travel chaos

The arrival of a new year ends Scottish weather warnings issued by the MET Office in the wake of Storm Gerrit. Two yellow warnings for snow and rain were issued…

Alex Salmond launches legal action against Scottish Government

Content warning: mention of sexual violence Former SNP First Minister (FM) Alex Salmond is pursuing legal action against the Scottish Government over alleged mishandling of sexual misconduct claims in 2018.…

Scotland risks running out of money, warns finance committee

The Scottish Government’s Finance and Public Administration Committee (FPAC) has warned that Scotland’s short-term approach to financial planning has exacerbated a potential £1.5 billion spending gap. The FPAC’s report comes…

Scottish Government launches consultation on one-off care leaver payment

A consultation on a one-off payment of £2,000 to young people leaving care was launched by the Scottish Government last Friday. The proposed payment aims to support young care leavers…