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Peter Mathieson receives knighthood

University of Edinburgh Principal and Vice-Chancellor Peter Mathieson received a knighthood for his service in higher education. The award was listed in King Charles III’s first New Year Honours list,…

‘Stupid’, ‘corrupt’, ‘it’s tone deaf’ – students react to Mathieson’s knighthood

Peter Mathieson, Vice-Chancellor and principal of the University of Edinburgh, has received a knighthood for his ‘services to higher education’. This week, The Student asked students for their responses, and…

How does ‘Sir’ Peter Mathieson sound?

When I think of knighthoods, I think of national treasures. Sir David Attenborough. Dame Maggie Smith. Not Peter Mathieson. Our valiant vice-chancellor has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours…

Elitist or not, Andy Murray deserves a knighthood

Scotland’s favourite sportsman and World Number One Andy Murray has celebrated a fantastic year in tennis, and once again the question of whether he will receive a Knighthood for his…