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With no action on the pitches and courts, the world of e-sports stands alone

Up until relatively recently, ‘e-sports’ was very much a minority pursuit. Outside the cyber paradise of South Korea, the idea that enough people might be interested in watching competitive gaming…

An update on the new Coronavirus, Covid-19

The University of Edinburgh has issued guidelines to students and staff concerning the global outbreak of the new coronavirus, Covid-19. University authorities have shared travel advice from the Foreign and…

Unison supports second independence referendum following Brexit

The UK’s recent withdrawal from the European Union has led to pressure mounting for a second referendum on Scottish independence. Unison’s Scottish council has voted to give its backing for…

Overcrowding in Main Campus Library: concerns from PhD students

Reports emerged last week in the Edinburgh Evening News over the lack of study space available in the main library at the University of Edinburgh. Controversy has arisen over lack…

Alister Jack: SNP majority “not mandate for second independence referendum”

Scottish Secretary Alister Jack has stated that he did not believe an SNP majority in the 2021 Scottish elections would constitute a mandate for a second independence referendum. Speaking to…

The Brave Blossoms: is Japan among the world’s best?

Here’s an interesting question for trivia lovers: what country is the world’s leading try scorer in international rugby from? The answer most likely to come to mind is New Zealand:…