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Peter Mathieson returns to full salary despite COVID cuts

Peter Mathieson, the University of Edinburgh’s principal, will have his pay restored to pre-Covid levels, a university spokesperson has confirmed. Last April, Mathieson stated the university was facing a drop in income ‘in the region of £70-150 million’, and announced cost-cutting measures including senior staff pay cuts. Since then, recruitment has been paused for six […]

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The Student investigates the university’s failure to pay or give contracts to ECA postgraduate tutors

Image: Editors @ The Student Eight weeks into the semester and Edinburgh College of Art PhD tutors have yet to receive their contracts, or payment for work undertaken so far, The Student has been informed.  On 14th October, pre-honours tutors received an email stating that due to the implementation of a new HR system, no […]