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 witheld 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:  Grace Lavender and Rufus Bouverie


News: Mei Futonaka, Hajira Kamran and Sophie Maclean


Comment: Megan Kenyon, Olly Marsters and Elizabeth Greenberg


Features: Dhruti Chakravarthi


Lifestyle: Poppy Koronka and Lydia Willcocks


Science & Technology: Jenny Shelley and Gregory Zenin


Culture: Rebecca Heap, Carlos Finlay and Maisy Hallam


Music: Beth Davison and Katie Cutforth


Film: Marc Nelson and Rohan Campbell


TV & Radio: Addison Baker and Frankie Lister-Fell


Sport: Ruaidhri Power and Sam Bayliss


Head of Illustration: Hannah Robinson


Photo Editor: Shannen Tioniwar


Head Copy Editors: Niamh Anderson and Ellen Blunsdon


Web Editor: Sweetie Anang



President: Katy Minko


Secretary: Nathan Zou


Treasurer: Ellen Blunsdon


Head of Advertising: Sarah Aron


Head of Marketing: Emily Hall


Head of Distribution: Rebecca Heap


Social Media Officer: Katharine Cook


Welfare Officer: Megan Kenyon


Outreach Officer: Dhruti Chakravarthi


Training Officer: Rosie Hilton


Social Secretary: Harry Vavasour


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