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University of Edinburgh pilots new programme for study abroad students to act as ambassadors

This year, the Go Abroad team at the University of Edinburgh’s International Office has launched a new programme called Students Abroad Representatives (STAR). At the core of this programme are…

This Week in History: ban on industry strikes in the USSR

On 4 October 1989, a new legislation regulating the right to strike came into force in the USSR. This was both a result of and a trigger for confrontation between…

The University must provide better services for students’ mental health

Student well-being has finally taken centre stage on campus. Jonny Ross-Tatam’s successful EUSA presidential campaign last year, the Mental Health Awareness Week in February, well-being workshops, and plans for mental…

Edinburgh research shows young people in poverty pushed into crime

Two studies carried out by the University of Edinburgh Law School have detected links between crime and poverty. The studies suggest the Scottish criminal justice system “punishes poor people”, making…

Mob mentality poses a threat to peaceful protest

That a well-functioning democracy depends on actively involved citizens is beyond doubt. Even in times where the sharing of information and opinion-making largely take place online, demonstrations are still an…

UKIP announces Scotland budget cut to pay for tax breaks

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) plan to take billions of pounds from Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish budgets to fund English tax breaks. The controversial proposal was announced at…

University launches new centre for study of learning difficulties

A new centre supporting children and young people with learning difficulties is to be opened at the University of Edinburgh. The Salvesen Mindroom Centre to Understand and Resolve Learning Difficulties…

Record number of women attending UK universities – UCAS

This academic year saw a record number of women entering into universities nationwide. The latest admissions statistics, published by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), show that the gender…