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Victoria Belton

Victoria Belton is the current news editor of The Student and a fourth-year in Social Anthropology.
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New housing development approved in council meeting

The development of the first phase of houses in a two decades long-awaited new town in Blindwells, East Lothian, has been given the go-ahead by councillors, following a planning committee…

University student in north Wales saved from deportation hours before flight

A Sri Lankan electrical engineering student at Bangor University in north Wales avoided deportation by the Home Office a few hours before her scheduled flight. Shiromini Satkunarajah, 20, moved to…

Edinburgh chemists develop solar technology for water purification in India

Researchers at The University of Edinburgh are developing solar panels that will be able to purify sewage water across India. Solar energy is a low-cost, simple and highly-accessible method of…

‘Against Trump, Against Hate’ Rally held in Edinburgh

On 12 November, an ‘Against Trump, Against Hate’ rally was hosted in Edinburgh in opposition to Donald Trump’s rise to power in the United States, and the violent hate crimes…

TEDx and EUSA host event on women in homelessness

On 7 December, a ‘Women in Homelessness’ event was hosted by TedxUniversityofEdinburgh and Edinburgh University Students’ Association, which concentrated on raising awareness of diverse challenges facing women in homelessness.

Sale of McEwan Hall entrance gates cancelled after alumni discontent

Outcry from Edinburgh alumni has led to the return of the former McEwan Hall entrance gates, which were set to be auctioned off by Sussex-Based Summer Place Auctions on 21…

Police Scotland launch new initiative to crack down on homophobic hate crimes

Police Scotland and the Equality Network, a national charity focused on ensuring LGBTI equality, have vowed to work together to crack down on hate crime against LGBTI individuals. A specialty…

BBC Three’s new series ‘Clique’ filmed on University of Edinburgh campus

BBC Three has announced the arrival of a new online six-episode “thriller” series, Clique, which is set at The University of Edinburgh and closely related to Skins, but in a…