Innes MacNeil

Co-Editor in Chief

Innes MacNeil
Edinburgh University

Student news, university legislation, student activism, social issues, campus culture, higher education, strike action, protests

  • Innes MacNeil holds the position of Co-Editor in Chief at The Tab Edinburgh, managing a team of editors and writers
  • Innes oversees the commissioning, editing, and writing of articles and content at The Tab Edinburgh
  • Innes was raised speaking Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig), which he remains passionate about in his activism for the language's survival


Innes MacNeil joined The Tab Edinburgh in February of 2023 during his first year at the University of Edinburgh, becoming Co-Editor-in-Chief just three months later.


Innes MacNeil is in his second year as an MA Honours student at the University of Edinburgh, where he continues to study History and Politics, taking further courses in Celtic and Scandinavian studies.


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Edinburgh students involved in encampment announce hunger strike until demands are met

Three students are presently on hunger strike

Edinburgh student dies after falling from cliffs on holiday with friends

The incident occurred at around 1.20pm on Saturday at the Cliffs of Moher

Applications to join The Edinburgh Tab’s editorial team are now OPEN

Applications close on Friday 3rd May

Scottish student feared dead after falling overboard from a North Sea cruise ship

Liam Jones was on a seven-day cruise with family for his mum’s birthday

An Edinburgh University graduate is inheriting Princess Diana’s childhood home

The 13,500 acre estate is resting place to Diana, Princes of Wales

EUSA Liberation Officer Robyn Woof resigns after Edinburgh rector’s trans rights comments

‘I am resigning in protest and will instead begin a campaign of direct action’

57 per cent of Edinburgh Uni students have skipped meals due to financial struggles

‘I just don’t eat at uni, it’s too pricey’

This is Rigged activists occupied Holyrood Palace and ate at a restricted dining table

They held banners reading ‘The people are mightier than the Lord’ in Gaelic

Edinburgh’s new rector Simon Fanshawe has finally spoken out about his trans rights comments

‘I do not and never have campaigned against the legitimacy of trans people’

Up to 15 staff-student relationships reported at Edinburgh University in last four years

No disciplinary measures were taken by the university against any individuals

Edinburgh students cycle 400 miles from Cock Lane to Dick Place raising £5,000 for Movember

Yes, those are real places

Here are five unforgettable day trips you can do from Edinburgh without a car

For everyone who thinks going to Portobello is a day trip x

Edinburgh Uni falls to 13th in the UK in The Times Good University Guide

The university also placed third among other Scottish universities

One in four students yet to secure accommodation, Tab survey reveals

‘There were more than 200 applicants for a flat I just viewed’

Revealed: Sir Peter Mathieson spent £13,000 on business class flights in just one year

‘80 percent of the flights were business, but 100 per cent were subsidised by student fees’

Edinburgh VP ‘regrets’ students still missing degrees at uni’s first 2023 graduation ceremony

The ceremony was overshadowed by uncertainty as many students are graduating without classified degrees

‘Very disappointed’: Edinburgh University open day overshadowed by striking staff

Prospective students expressed concern over Edinburgh University’s reputation as UCAS deadline closes

Edinburgh to introduce no-detriment style policy for students impacted by marking boycott

Once any missing marks are available, students’ results can only improve on their provisional grade

Edinburgh University urges students to ‘reach out’ with marking boycott worries, then removes comments

Edinburgh University released a video of the Vice-Principal addressing the ‘uncertainty’ of the marking boycott

Edinburgh University offers to continue paying striking lecturers if they mark final years’ work

Last week it was reported final years could be graduating without dissertations marked amid the marking boycott

‘I don’t trust anything anymore’: Edinburgh University students on the marking boycott

If you waste students’ time and money, they’re going to be very angry

Edinburgh Students’ Union to vote on transition to full plant-based menus on campus

Students say they have a moral responsibility to prevent climate change

Meet the second year Edinburgh student who’s having her first book published

Claudia Efemini’s book provides a voice for Nigerian history through historical fiction

What we learn from listening to Edinburgh University’s state school students

‘You are worthy of your place here, you are good enough’

59 per cent of Edinburgh students’ mental health has deteriorated at university – Tab survey

Four in five students think the uni doesn’t do enough to support students