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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…

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…

“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…

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…

Something to take the edge off: party drugs in Edinburgh 

The Student conducted a survey about the student experience of the party culture in Edinburgh. The Student found that 52 per cent of the student respondents had personal experience with…

In Conversation with Peter Mathieson

The Student spoke to Peter Mathieson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, on topics ranging from his day-to-day life to his recent salary increase to Adult Human Female…

Universities criticised for potentially “very dangerous” collaboration with Iranian University 

Researchers from the UK, the US, and Australia, collaborated with researchers at an Iranian university, which could potentially be “very dangerous” according to experts. The research focused on the use…

The Meadows Marathon

On March 3, the annual Meadows Marathon is scheduled to take place, with the location, of course, being the Meadows in Edinburgh. The event is organised by the Edinburgh Students’…