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New Freshers’ poll shows student support for ‘No’ in referendum

A poll of new Edinburgh University students’ voting intentions for next week’s independence referendum has revealed a strong lead for the ‘No’ campaign. The poll conducted by the University’s Politics…

US fraternity falsely claims links to Ed Uni

Illustration: Patrick Arbuthnott for The Student A controversial American fraternity has been criticised over misleading claims that it is linked to several UK universities. Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) – founded at…

Edinburgh business advertises 5,460 hours of unpaid work

Photo – Calum Murray (CP Collective Photography) Casa Morada seeks six unpaid, full-time, six-month interns; insults applicant and university graduates in provocative emails An Edinburgh-based interior design  business has been heavily…

‘EUSAless’ blog goes extra mile to condemn EUSA

The online anonymous blog EUSAless, has gone to extreme lengths this week in order to get its belief that EUSA (Edinburgh University Students’ Association) has “No Mandate. No Interest. No…

Scottish Universities experimented on 500,000 animals last year

Scottish universities and medical schools experimented on 502,460 animals in 2013, according to the Minister of State (Home Office), Norman Baker. The Liberal Democrats MP for Lewes revealed the figures…

Row over EUSA stance on Israel-Palestine

A bitter dispute over the Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s (EUSA) decision to condemn Israeli military action in the Gaza strip came to a head Saturday as both sides doubled down…

Latest Edinburgh tram report receives criticism

The Edinburgh City Council has released a new report highlighting progress made on the construction of the city tram system. But some in the Council remain pessimistic about the project’s financial viability, in…

Edinburgh advertising campaign suffers political backlash

An Edinburgh marketing company tasked with improving the brand image of the capital has drawn the ire of local politicians, after deciding to proceed with a controversial advertising campaign theme.…