The Student welcomes articles, photographs, letters and illustrations for publication. The editors do, however, reserve the right to edit or modify content in discussion with the contributors. Anonymous letters will not be printed but names will be withheld on request. The letters printed are the opinions of individuals outwith The Student and do not represent the views of the editors or the paper as a whole.

If you are a student from the University of Edinburgh interested in writing for The Student, please email the section you are interested in writing for (contact details are below), or alternatively get in touch with us via Facebook.

If you have a story that you think may be of interest to The Student, please email the Editors in Chief, or the News section.

The Student is not just looking for writers! If you have an eye for graphics, love photography, or have a knack with website design we would love to hear from you. We also have a committee for those more interested in the business side of The Student; marketing, advertising, finances and distribution. If you are interested in any of these, please just get in touch.


Editorial Staff

Editors in Chief: Rufus Bouverie and Grace Lavander


News: Mei Futonaka, Hajira Kamran and Sophie Maclean


Comment: Elizabeth Greenberg, Max Hunter and Olly Marsters


Features: Dhruti Chakravarthi and Octavia Dunlop


Lifestyle: Ellie-Jo Johnson and Bryony Smith


Science & Technology: Emma Clarke and Gregory Zenin


Culture: Carlos Finlay, Maisy Hallam and Reuben Fox McClure


Music: Rob Bazaral and Katie Cutforth


Film: Rohan Campbell and Marc Nelson


TV & Radio: Rhianna Benson and Madeleine Mankey


Sport: Sam Bayliss and Ruaidhri Power


Head of Illustration: Hannah Robinson


Photo Editor: Shannen Tioniwar


Head Copy Editors: Niamh Anderson and Ellen Blunsdon


Web Editor: Sweetie Anang



President: Ellen Blunsdon


Secretary: Harry Vavasour


Treasurer: Maisy Hallam


Head of Advertising: Rob Balazar


Head of Marketing: Rebecca Heap


Head of Distribution: Erin Withey


Development Officers: Rufus Bouverie and Megan Kenyon


Social Media Officer: Silas Lehan


Welfare Officer: Sarah Aron


Outreach Officers: Dhruti Chakravarthi and Mei Futonaka


Training Officer: Karolina Zieba


Social Secretaries: Yalda Janedbar and Erin May Kelly


Copyright: We give free and unlimited permission for the use of images of our front page for illustrative purposes in other publications and platforms, such as WikiMedia.

The Student Newspaper 2016