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University of Edinburgh to host third attempt at screening Adult Human Female

The University of Edinburgh will, for the third time, attempt to host a screening of the controversial film Adult Human Female. The film is described by its directors Deidre O’Neill…

UCU ballot falls short of threshold required to renew strike mandate

The University and College Union (UCU) announced on 6 November that their ballot results to renew their strike mandate have fallen short of the required threshold. In a statement released…

Edinburgh Council set to declare a housing emergency

The City of Edinburgh Council is set to declare a housing emergency. A motion calling on the council to make the declaration has been tabled by Councillor Jane Meagher, the…

EUSA launch open letter condemning heavy-handed policing on campus

The Edinburgh University Student’s Association (EUSA) has launched an open letter calling on the university to protect student’s right to protest without intimidation. Addressed to Vice Chancellor Sir Peter Matheison,…

University of Edinburgh criticised over book launch for ‘Sex and Gender: A Contemporary Reader’

On Wednesday 11 October, the University of Edinburgh hosted a book launch event for the book ‘Sex and Gender: A Contemporary Reader’. The book is written by a selection of…

UK Government to consult on minimum service levels for striking university staff

The UK government will consult on the introduction of minimum service levels for university staff during strikes. In a post on X (formerly Twitter) the Secretary of State for Education,…

Humza Yousaf sets out new Scottish independence plans

First Minister Humza Yousaf and SNP Westminster leader Stephen Flynn have backed a party motion that lays out new Scottish independence plans. The motion states that: “If the SNP subsequently…

Dolly the Sheep scientist dies age 79

Professor Sir Ian Wilmut, who led the research group that produced Dolly the Sheep, has died at age 79. Wilmut was head of a group of scientists at the University…