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Scottish universities to lower academic entry requirements for disadvantaged students

Under a new initiative, all of Scotland’s universities will have to adopt new practices to increase the proportion of university entrants from the most disadvantaged backgrounds in Scotland. Universities Scotland’s…

Interview: Esme Allman on Robbie Travers

The Student spoke with University of Edinburgh student Esme Allman about her complaint against law student Robbie Travers, the university’s response and the subsequent public attention the story has gained.…

The University of Edinburgh denies claims Robbie Travers is under investigation for ‘mocking Isis’

A spokesman for the University of Edinburgh has denied that Law student, Robbie Travers, was investigated for ‘mocking Isis’. A complaint made against Travers has been subject to widespread media…

Scottish Labour leadership race begins after shock Dugdale resignation

On 29 August, Kezia Dugdale stood down with immediate effect from her position as leader of the Scottish Labour Party. In her resignation letter to the Scottish Executive Committee, Dugdale…

Everything you need to know before voting for The Labour Party

In the run up to the general election, The Student analyses the main parties’ manifestos, allowing you to make an informed choice on the issues that matter most when polling…

Everything you need to know before voting for The Green Party

In the run up to the general election, The Student analyses the main parties’ manifestos, allowing you to make an informed choice on the issues that matter most when polling…

Council gives temporary housing to mother of three hit by benefit cap

Following local protests, Melissa Gaynor, a mother of three forced to leave her privately rented home due to a cap on her benefits, has been provided with temporary housing by…

Friends of Malala Yousafzai due to study nursing at University of Edinburgh this autumn

The two girls injured in the same attack as Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai in 2012 have been offered places at the University of Edinburgh. Yousafzai became the subject of global…