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Over half of University of Edinburgh students use AI to study: The Student investigates

Over half of students use generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a tool whilst studying to help them with their learning and assessment. The Student carried out a survey of University…

Cruise ships to be charged emissions tax when visiting Scotland

In a new announcement from the Scottish Greens, cruise ships visiting Scotland will now be charged emissions tax. The levy intends to encourage cruise ship operators to use less environmentally…

Flood warnings announced for areas worst affected by Storm Babet

On October 26, a yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office began at Midday and covered areas including Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City, Dundee and Stirling. Heavy rain is expected…

Edinburgh students worry about cost of living as winter looms

The Student has surveyed University of Edinburgh students to investigate how they feel about covering living costs this winter. This survey comes after a report by the Office for Students…

Labour triumphs against SNP to win Rutherglen and Hamilton West by-election

On 5 October, Labour candidate Michael Shanks won the largest share of votes to win former SNP seat Rutherglen and Hamilton West by-election. The Labour candidate received more than double…

ScotRail’s 6-month off-peak trial scraps super off-peak day return tickets for over 300 journeys.

As of 2 October, a new trial by ScotRail means that train tickets will now cost the same no matter what time of day passengers travel. All ticket prices have…

Scary Season Suggestions: Midsommar

Scare Rating 3/5 How do you feel when you’re home alone and the lights go out? Well, if you’re a horror film fan, you’re taught to feel… worried. Major red…

Soaring accommodation costs during the Fringe festival driving artists from the city. What’s the solution?

Performances in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme were up 6.5% this year from 2022. Although this suggests the festival is steadily recovering from the effects of the pandemic, more shows…