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Sturgeon – why the time has come. 

It’s 2014. The Glasgow Commonwealth Games have just finished. The independence movement is reeling from its narrow defeat in the referendum, yet support for the Scottish National Party has never…

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…

NUS Scotland hosts rally outside Scottish Parliament to address the cost-of-living crisis

Campaign groups rallied outside the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 1 February to demand the Scottish Government take urgent action to address the cost-of-living crisis and its effects on students. Wednesday’s…

Bill in Scottish Parliament would make all new homes so insulated they would need almost no heating

Labour MSP Alex Rowley has proposed a bill in the Scottish Parliament that would require all newly built housing in Scotland to pass the ‘Passivhaus’ standard, an architectural design that…

Tenants in all Scottish uni-owned halls granted rent freeze, but no guarantee for private halls

Tenants’ rights minister Patrick Harvie has said in parliament that tenants in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) will receive the “same level of protection” from the recently announced rent freeze and…

UCU and NUS hold joint rally outside Scottish Parliament

On Tuesday February 23, the University and College Union (UCU) and National Union of Students (NUS) hosted a joint rally outside the Scottish Parliament, which was attended by hundreds of…

The Student investigates: the fight for abortion clinic buffer zones

Since October 2020, the Back Off Scotland campaign group has been on the front line of counter-protests against pro-life demonstrators who have gathered outside abortion clinics in Edinburgh, and more…

Data not dates as Sturgeon calls for independence after pandemic

Nicola Sturgeon has called for the timing of any future Scottish independence referendum to be determined by “data not dates”, despite the party previously committing to hold a referendum by…