Students in Edinburgh
Students in Edinburgh
EDINBURGH West Liberal Democrat MP Mike Crockart was today set to quit as a ministerial aide and vote against the Government in tonight's vote on tuition fees.
Matthew McPherson from Edinburgh is entering his last year of a sociology degree, but believes his final grade will suffer due to work commitments and financial pressures.
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MORE than a third of Scotland's students have considered dropping out from their studies because of financial pressures, according to a new report.
ONE of Scotland's biggest colleges is looking to cut 50 jobs to save money after being hit by the recession.
HARD-UP students struggling to find a part-time job because of the recession will be forced to drop out of university if the Scottish Government does not step in with extra funding, it was claimed today.
THE student accommodation market has continued to show resilience in the economic downturn, according to Unite.
PARENTS fearful that their offspring will fail to eat properly when they head off to university are being offered a new "student meal ticket."
HIGH-SPIRITED students messing around outside exam halls can usually expect a stern telling off from staff.
IT WAS time for cross-dressing in St Andrews last week. Boys masqueraded as girls and girls made not-very-convincing boys.
A NEW student housing complex overlooking the Meadows has been approved by councillors at the fourth time of asking.
THOUSANDS of students in Scotland considered dropping out last year because of financial hardship.
COUNCILLORS are set for a battle over their decision to refuse permission for a massive student housing complex – as they prepare to give the go-ahead to another scheme.
MANY students in Edinburgh would be worse off under SNP plans to replace council tax with a local income tax, Lothians Tory MSP Gavin Brown claimed today.
STUDENTS are putting down deposits on flats up to nine months before they move in because of the shortage of accommodation to rent in the Capital.
RENOWNED mathematician and keen cyclist Dr Stanley Richardson has died aged 64 following a heart attack.
STUDENT debt more than doubled between 1999 and 2007, a Nationalist MSP has revealed.
CONTROVERSIAL plans for a £22 million student flats development which attracted scores of objections have been thrown out by councillors.
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