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A December strike by the University and College Union (UCU) Edinburgh branch against the University of Edinburgh – the first in what may be many strikes during the 21/22 academic…

Bridging the gender-data gap

People who identify as women make up more than half of the people on this planet. They do everything that cis men do. They commute to work, buy houses, go…

‘More to be done’ – University’s gender pay gap is above average

An investigation conducted by The Student has revealed that the gender pay gap at the University of Edinburgh was last reported to be 16.67 per cent, nearly one per cent…

Staff inequalities at the University of Edinburgh must be tackled

The University of Edinburgh is a leading university in many ways. We top the tables as the largest university in Scotland, we have the largest budget surplus, the highest paid…

The Students’ Association’s gender pay gap figures suggest they are committed to gender equality

Edinburgh University Students’ Association have publicly released their gender pay gap figures, following legislation that demands all organisations with over 250 employees do so. Their figures regarding gender, staff ratios…

World Surf League announce equal tournament prize money for male and female competitors

Over the summer months many would have wrestled with a long foamy surfboard in the messy white wash of a sandy beach. Meanwhile, female surfers on the Pro Tour have…

The Crown: Even the Queen falls victim to the gender pay gap

The producers of Netflix’s The Crown have recently revealed that Claire Foy, the lead actress portraying the Queen in the series, makes significantly less money per episode than her male…