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SNP MIA: What happened to the University’s SNP society?

On 28 January, The Student published survey results showing that 57 per cent of Scottish students at the University of Edinburgh would vote in favour of Scottish independence. Despite there…

SNP backs Yousaf’s independence strategy at party conference

The SNP has backed First Minister Humza Yousaf’s amended strategy for Scottish independence at the SNP conference. The conference was held in Aberdeen from the 15th to the 17th of…

Fringe 2023: Iain Dale: All Talk with Nicola Sturgeon MSP

This show had the biggest audience I’ve seen at the Fringe so far, and it’s no wonder why. Iain Dale’s All Talk was presented with the rare opportunity of hosting…

Scottish Independence for Dummies (and Americans)

Scottish independence is like marmite: you either love it or you hate it. For decades, Scottish people and their politicians have rallied around the call for autonomous statehood. But in…

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to resign

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced her resignation after eight years in office. Sturgeon will remain in post until a new candidate is elected. In a televised speech from Bute…

Scottish Government can not hold second independence referendum, Supreme Court rules

On Wednesday 23 November, the UK Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Scottish Government can not hold a second independence referendum without permission from Westminster. This means that ‘indyref2’ can…

The Monarchy and Scotland

Whatever your position on the Royal Family may be, the passing of Queen Elizabeth II serves as a reminder to all of us of the fleeting nature of life and…

Why I wouldn’t feel guilty voting in IndyRef2

If the referendum goes ahead, I – an English student living and studying in Scotland – would get to vote. And for a long time this was something I felt…