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BREAKING: Principal Mathieson earns an “astronomical” £418k in 2023, following a £12k raise 

Vice-Chancellor and Principal Peter Mathieson earned a total salary of £418,000 in 2023, as revealed by the University’s annual report. This is a salary increase of £12,000, as he earned…

BREAKING: EUSA ratifies motion calling for Principal Peter Mathieson’s resignation

The Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) have ratified a motion on “University management accountability and vote of no confidence,” after it passed with a favourable majority at the monthly EUSA…

Protest to be held Saturday morning calling for Peter Mathieson’s resignation

On Saturday, February 18, a protest will be held calling for the resignation of University of Edinburgh Principal and Vice-Chancellor Peter Mathieson. Set to take place in Bristo Square between…

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,…

University of Edinburgh Rector accused of spreading disinformation on the Rwandan genocide

Debora Kayembe, Rector of the University of Edinburgh, has been accused of spreading false information on the Rwandan genocide. Kayembe said in a tweet that the genocide in Rwanda was…

University’s response to strikes leaves staff frustrated

The Joint Negotiating Committee of the principal pension scheme for universities in the UK – the USS – voted to cut university staff pensions by at least 35 per cent…

UCU Strikes “could have been avoided” states Principal Professor Mathieson during Question Time

On Wednesday 20th November, a ‘Question Time’ session was held with Professor Peter Mathieson, the Principal of the University of Edinburgh and Professor Colm Harmon, the Vice-Principal Students. Students were…

Peter Mathieson answers questions on BME students, sustainability, and student satisfaction

Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, Professor Peter Mathieson, attended a question time event run by the Edinburgh University Students’ Association. The event allowed students to submit questions…