Nicola Sturgeon awarded Honorary Patronage of the Phil

The First Minister of Scotland gave an address the University Philosophical Society in the GMB today

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon visited Trinity College to address the University Philosophical Society, in front of a packed audience of students and staff in the Graduates Memorial Building on Monday, 28 November. She was warmly welcomed to

Scottish university revokes honorary degree from Trump

The decision was made after the presidential candidate made controversial remarks regarding the entry of Muslims to the US.


Donald Trump, Republican front-running candidate for the US presidential nomination was stripped of his honorary degree from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland, last week.

The university decided to revoke Trump’s honorary doctor of business administration (DBA) degree following controversial


A different form of nationalism?

John Porter examines the Scottish separatist movement in the context of other nationalist groups

comment1Scottish voters will soon go to the polls to decide on a “once in a generation” referendum. Until very recently there was a reasonable consensus that the Scots would vote No by a relatively narrow margin, which was reflected in …