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St John’s Road branded the “most polluted in Scotland”

St. John’s Road in Costorphine has been named Scotland’s most polluted street after levels of nitrogen dioxide in the air approached two times the legal limit. The street had previously…

International students turn from UK amid tighter visa restrictions

A major survey has highlighted the increasing number of international students actively rejecting UK universities, identifying harsh post-study work options as the main reason. The Hobsons International Student Survey found…

Higher Education Governance Bill draws criticism throughout academia

A Scottish government bill seeking to standardize the way universities govern themselves has drawn a chorus of criticism from university principals, rectors, and students associations. The bill, titled the Higher…

Edinburgh hotel plans said to threaten World Heritage status

Newly released plans for construction developments around Calton Hill have been met with strong warnings and unconventional tactics from conservation groups in the city. The UK division of the International…

University officials delay key divestment decision

The University of Edinburgh Central Management Group (CMG) has delayed a final decision on fossil fuel divestment until next month, according to University officials and participants at its meeting this…

Effort to establish gender studies department makes gains

The effort to establish a gender studies department within the University of Edinburgh reached a key milestone last week with the opening of a new full-time position for a Gender…

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…

Rector 2015 – Presenting the Candidates

Ethan DeWitt interviews Peter McColl: What are some of your main accomplishments in the past three years? The things I think that we have achieved on are accommodation in the…