Heriot-Watt University and College Union representative Ruth Aylett, says the unions and staff are shocked, angry and insulted by proposals to cut jobs.
Positions could be lost at the University's textile department in an attempt to cut costs.
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The Met Office have issued a yellow "Be Aware" warning of heavy rain for the region which is valid from 3pm Sunday until 3pm Monday
Emma Jesson brings you Saturday night's forecast
Christmas Eve which could be rather frosty, and at present, Christmas Day itself looks like being cold and clear with a few wintry showers