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The Meadows to get permanent public toilets

The Meadows is one of three Edinburgh parks set to receive permanent public toilets. It is hoped that the toilets will be ready in time for the summer months of…

Ukraine tributes torn down outside Russian consulate in Edinburgh

As hundreds of people gathered outside the Russian consulate building on Melville Terrace to mark two years since Russia invaded Ukraine, onlookers watched as two unidentified individuals emerged from a…

Lift in 50 George Square fixed after being broken for weeks

The lift in 50 George Square has been fixed, after weeks of being unbroken causing issues of accessibility for some students. 50 George Square is the main building for the…

This is Rigged stage Holyrood Palace sit-in

This is Rigged staged a sit-in at Holyrood House, the Scotland residence of King Charles, on Monday 19 February 2024. They demanded that the price of baby formula in supermarkets…

University of Edinburgh alumnus set to inherit Princess Diana’s childhood home

Diana’s childhood home, Althorp estate, is set to be inherited by a former Edinburgh student, her nephew, Louis Spencer. The property, which has been in the Spencer family since 1508…

“It’s a separate world” – Class based inequality in Higher Education still prevalent, argues letter to the Guardian 

In a letter to the Guardian, Dr Siân Lawrence addressed the continued inequality in the UK’s higher education, which she argues was “never left behind.” Only 20 per cent of…

History students asked to “create a colony” for assignment

An honours history course at the University of Edinburgh students were told to establish trading companies and colonies that competed with other Atlantic powers. The main focus of the course…

Concern as EUSA offers free condoms with cocktails 

CW: This article discusses sexual violence For Valentine’s day 2024, Edinburgh University Student’s Association (EUSA) appeared to promote free condoms alongside cocktails. The promotional image featured glasses containing liquid, ice…