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Dance Fringe

Fringe 2022: BOOM Review

Young performers from Cirk La Putyka in Prague and the Kyiv Municipal Academy of Variety and Circus Arts come together for this mesmerising and deeply personal show which explores their own lives, commonalities and differences, and their ways of relating to one another through movement and creative expression. 

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Fringe Theatre

Fringe 2022: 9 Circles Review

9 Circles is a psychological thriller and character study, exploring themes of soldiers’ personal responsibility for their wartime actions, and the immorality of war itself. It follows the character of Private Daniel Reeves (played by Joshua Collins) as he is discharged from the US army and tried in federal and military court for raping a […]

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Comedy Fringe Spoken Word

Fringe 2022: Alok Review

A beautifully written, honest performance that holds up a mirror to society and asks profound questions about the human condition.

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News

Marking and assessment boycott cancelled by UCU

Earlier this month, the University and College Union (UCU) announced plans for another round of strike action to start on Monday 23rd May over pay and working conditions. In an unprecedented move, this was to include a marking and assessment boycott, potentially affecting many students including those wishing to graduate in the coming months. However, […]

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Features

VP Community Beth Simpson on tackling the housing crisis in Edinburgh

When Beth Simpson ran to be the Students’ Association Vice President Community last year, her main interests lied in sustainability and in empowering students to create positive change. However, as she says, the issue of housing quickly came to the forefront and stayed dominant for the whole of her term, which is now coming to […]

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EUSA Elections 2022 News

Interview with EUSA Presidential candidate, Marco Garcia Mendez

What motivated you to run for President specifically? I’ve been part of this community for four years now and I’ve been involved with the university or EUSA in many different ways. I’ve been in the diversity and inclusion committee of the School of Politics, I’ve also been elected the School Rep, and I’ve sat in […]

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EUSA Elections 2022 News

Interview with EUSA Presidential candidate, Niamh Roberts

What motivated you to run for the role of President specifically? I got really excited when I found out that the Sabbatical officer roles existed. I thought it was such a great way for students to be represented. And then I realised that there seems to be quite a disconnect, not only between students and […]

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EUSA Elections 2022 News

Interview with EUSA Presidential candidate, Hugh Beaumont

What motivated you to run for President specifically? I’ve been paying attention to student politics ever since I started university. I’m doing a masters so I’ve been here for five years, and since the first time I ever heard about student politics, I started getting engaged. I’ve been reading the manifestos of people over the […]