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The Greens need students and students need the Greens

Young people and students have consistently been marginalised within Westminster politics. As of 2023, 55% of young adults (18-24) in the UK say that the UK democracy doesn’t serve them…

“Lap dogs to the bosses”: students opinions of EUSA in the run-up to elections

The Student has investigated the approval ratings of Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) in the run-up to coming elections, revealing students think that EUSA are “out of touch.” EUSA seeks…

Audiobooks: effective time saving for students?

I have always been fascinated by books. As a young child I spent hours pouring over faded copies of The Wind in the Willows, Pippi Longstocking, and even tried to…

Study reveals that cost-of-living crisis is taking toll on young people’s wellbeing

A recent study by the Prince’s Trust reveals that money is currently taking the biggest toll on young people’s wellbeing. The index, which is published annually suggests that, generally, young…

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…

University of Edinburgh student charged with sexually assaulting a schoolgirl

A University of Edinburgh student, Benjamin Whittaker, has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a schoolgirl in a holiday let in the city of Edinburgh.

As the Covid class of 2024 are nearing graduation, what does this mean for their futures?

My senior year of high school, in the states, was cut short when an announcement sounded overthe intercom, blaring that school would be cancelled for the next two weeks. This…

Reclaiming the past: telling the LGBTQ+ histories that have been kept from us

In July I went to an event as part of Porty Pride, where Ashley Douglas discussed her work and her part in researching the poetry and life of Marie Maitland;…