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Rape crisis project will offer support to student survivors

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The Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre has formed a partnership with the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Heriot-Watt University and Queen Margaret University to support students who have experienced rape or sexual violence.The...

Trends changing the face of higher education

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Three Trends that Change the Face of Higher Education in the UKEducation becomes more and more flexible to meet the demands of our dynamic world. Therefore, universities have changed their teaching practices and updated...

Letter from Scotland

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Phew, the exam season is nearly over.  Scotland’s 137,000 pupils and their 23,000 teachers will be mightily relieved.  It all began with Urdu on 30th April and will end with Gaelic on Monday.  It’s...

Scotland’s universities offer scholarships to students from India

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Students from India studying in Scotland have access to more than £6million in international scholarships with over £1million ringfenced to specifically attract outstanding Indian students, Universities Scotland has revealed. As a delegation of Scotland’s higher...

ScottishPower Foundation announce scholarships – apply now

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The ScottishPower Foundation is calling on undergraduates keen to progress their careers in the energy and environment industry to apply for its Masters Scholarships programme as it announces 28 new grants will be awarded for the 2017/18...

Letter from Scotland

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The annual migration of students has begun. The pavements of our great university city are crowded with badly dressed young people wheeling large suitcases or wandering the streets looking for somewhere cheap to eat....

University Open Days – Book Now!

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It's that time of year again - whilst many pupils are in limbo, waiting for the results they hope will see them heading to the college of their dreams, the year below is turning...

Mixed results for Edinburgh’s universities in league table

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The rankings of all four of Edinburgh's universities have changed in the Guardian University League table 2013, with two rising and also two falling quite far. The data, compiled by The Guardian in conjunction with Intelligent Metrix,...

Edinburgh Students challenged to turn to business

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CONVERGE CHALLENGE TO HELP EDINBURGH STUDENTS AND ACADEMICS SECURE METEORIC RISE TO THE TOP• £25000 cash, plus £20,000 ‘in-kind’ business support should incentivise local university students, academics and researchers to turn their business ideas...

Five things you need to know today

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A section of the Scottish Parliament had to be closed yesterday after a concrete slab came loose near to Alex Salmond's office. According to The Scotsman, about 1000 concrete slabs will now have to...

Graduate tax favoured by two-thirds of Scots according to new poll

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A poll in today’s Scotsman has shown that two-thirds of Scots back a graduate contribution of up to £4,000 to the cost of their university education.David McLetchie, Scottish Conservative Campaign Manager for the Scottish...

University lecturers on strike today

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Members of the UCU across Scotland are striking today in a row over pay and changes to staff pensions as part of a national day of strike action at universities across the UK.Staff...

What Should The Scottish Solution Be?

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Last year’s snowy student protests may now be fading from memory a little, but the Scottish Youth Parliament is keen for young people aged 15-25 to have their say on what the next step...

Mental Wellbeing Awards

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A charity that aims to prevent young people committing suicide has launched an award scheme to promote positive mental health on UK university campuses.The Papyrus Award for Mental Wealth initiatives offers students...

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