Students vote 'no' to independence in mock poll

As the debate for and against Scottish independence hots up, a group of students has given a good idea of which way they would be voting after rejecting the motion in a mock referendum, writes Lucy Sherriff for The Huffington Post UK.

The vote, held at Glasgow Caledonian University, saw a 63% majority in favour of keeping Scotland as part of the UK. Around 1,500 students took part in the poll, which will be held for real on 18 September.

Sogand Azimi, a student at Glasgow Caledonian University, told The Scotsman: "It's clear that more and more young people are rejecting Alex Salmond's divisive campaign for separation. As part of the UK our young people benefit from the opportunities that come from being part of something bigger."
Full report on The Huffington Post UK site