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Hamilton Review

It is rare that a production with such a monumental reputation preceding it will live up to the expectations giddily formed by a sold-out crowd. This is such a performance.…

Lift in 50 George Square fixed after being broken for weeks

The lift in 50 George Square has been fixed, after weeks of being unbroken causing issues of accessibility for some students. 50 George Square is the main building for the…

This is Rigged stage Holyrood Palace sit-in

This is Rigged staged a sit-in at Holyrood House, the Scotland residence of King Charles, on Monday 19 February 2024. They demanded that the price of baby formula in supermarkets…

University of Edinburgh alumnus set to inherit Princess Diana’s childhood home

Diana’s childhood home, Althorp estate, is set to be inherited by a former Edinburgh student, her nephew, Louis Spencer. The property, which has been in the Spencer family since 1508…

Six Nations at Potterrow: an ode to Teviot

Springtime has rolled around again, and with it, one of my favourite international tournaments: the Six Nations. The rugby competition features some of the most storied fixtures in history, with…

“It’s a separate world” – Class based inequality in Higher Education still prevalent, argues letter to the Guardian 

In a letter to the Guardian, Dr Siân Lawrence addressed the continued inequality in the UK’s higher education, which she argues was “never left behind.” Only 20 per cent of…

The Student: In Conversation with Peter Sawkins

The Student’s Tommy Manning and Anni Hodgkinson talk to one of Edinburgh’s most famous faces on life four years after his Bake-off success. Last week, we were given the opportunity…

History students asked to “create a colony” for assignment

An honours history course at the University of Edinburgh students were told to establish trading companies and colonies that competed with other Atlantic powers. The main focus of the course…