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2.5% increase to maintenance loans is a “real term decrease” experts say

On 25 January, the UK Government announced an increase of around 2.5 per cent to maintenance loans for undergraduate students. The increase is for the 2024/25 academic year. The Government…

Private members Bill introduced to split Lord Advocate role 

Joanna Cherry, MP of the Scottish National Party (SNP), presented the Ten Minute Rule Bill, a private members Bill, in the House of Commons on 10 January which would enable…

The Scottish Government releases plans to rejoin the EU

The Scottish Government has released its plans to rejoin the European Union in the event of Scottish Independence. In a recent paper titled, “Building a New Scotland: An Independent Scotland…

Trans Day of Remembrance: How the University Marked the Day 

Content Warning: Transphobia, violence, suicide Trans Day of Remembrance was marked on Monday 20th November, at the University of Edinburgh and around the world. According to GLAAD, a non-profit LGBTQ…

A beginners’ guide to David Cameron

On 13 November, Rishi Sunak undertook a Cabinet Reshuffle in which David Cameron, the former British Prime Minister, was reappointed to the Cabinet for the first time since 2016. Cameron…

Just Stop Oil protests have hit UK university campuses. What happens now?

Just Stop Oil are a group which protests the use and development of fossil fuels in the UK. They have recently announced that they are taking actions across university campuses…

EUSA October elections

The EUSA election cycle for October has just begun, with up to 50 roles up for election for all students at the University of Edinburgh. For Postgraduate students, the roles…

Anti-abortion protests return to Edinburgh

Anti-abortion “prayer vigils” outside the Chalmers Centre Sexual Health Clinic, began Wednesday, 27th September 2023 and will continue until the 5th November 2023. The “prayer vigils” are held annually by…