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Vice President Community calls for university action to reduce flight carbon emissions

The Vice President Community, Rosheen Wallace, has published an open letter to the University of Edinburgh calling for a reduction in carbon emissions resulting from air travel. “We, the students…

“You must stay at home”: UK enters semi-lockdown to limit spread of Covid-19

UK residents will be expected to follow new, tighter regulations around socialising for a minimum of three weeks after an announcement on Monday evening by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The…

University cancels first and second-year exams, moves teaching online

The University of Edinburgh has cancelled all first and second-year semester 2 final exams, and lectures are to be delivered online, beginning on the 23rd March, due to the Covid-19…

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Peter Mathieson addresses UCU strikes in interview

Peter Mathieson, the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, gave an interview to students Honor Crean and Grace Volante about the current UCU strikes and other topics. The…

Deidre Brock: Interview with the MP for Edinburgh North and Leith

Deidre Brock, a member of the Scottish National Party (SNP) and the MSP for Edinburgh North and Leith, has held the seat since the 2015 general election. She spoke to…

26th Annual Conference of the Parties to be hosted in Glasgow

The 26th annual Conference of the Parties (COP), will be held in the SEC Centre, Glasgow in November 2020. This is a UN-led meeting which discusses actions taken to address…

Second round of UCU strikes scheduled for February and March

On Monday 3 February, the University and Colleges’ Union (UCU) announced a second round of strikes beginning on 20 February, following strikes last year in November and December. There will…

Government votes against Erasmus membership negotiation clause

On Wednesday 8th January, MPs voted against a second reading of New Clause 10, which would have required the UK government to negotiate the continuation of full membership in the…