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University cuts pay and cancels construction due to financial strain

Like many institutions across the world, the University of Edinburgh is having to make difficult financial decisions owing to pressures caused by the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Last May, Principal Peter Mathieson revealed in a letter to all staff that the University is expected to face a “significant financial challenge” in the 2020/21 […]

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History of Art A Level Axed to Much Disappointment

History of Art: a posh girl’s soft subject or invaluable cultural education? This question seems to be on the mind of many in the art world this week after the news that the A Level in the subject is to be axed. This troubling decision has been made by AQA, the last exam board in […]

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Scottish universities may face £21m research cut

Scottish universities may be forced to bear a £21 million research funding cut from the Scottish Government next year, it has emerged. The surprise development was featured in an annual grant letter last week from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), the public body responsible for allocating government funds to universities. According to the letter, £1.041 […]