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Niamh Roberts elected EUSA President

Niamh Roberts has been elected President of Edinburgh University Students’ Association. Speaking to assembled Presidential candidates and former and current Sabbatical officers, Roberts said she was excited to take on the role, and was eager to integrate some of the ideas of her competitors. Speaking to The Student after their victory, Roberts said: “I’m feeling […]

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EUSA full election results announced

With the calling of the presidential race for Niamh Roberts on Friday, 18 March, Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s 2022/23 Sabbatical officer team has fully been announced. President: Niamh Roberts Vice President Activities & Services: Natalia EllinghamVice President Community: Isi WilliamsVice President Education: Sam MacCallumVice President Welfare: Lauren Byrne Speaking to assembled candidates and Sabbatical officers after […]

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Activists occupy Gordon Aikman Lecture Theatre

Around 20 activists from three University of Edinburgh-based activist groups occupied the Gordon Aikman Lecture Theatre on Friday night around 7pm. The groups involved are Staff Student Solidarity Network (SSSN) Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Justice for Palestine Society, and climate group Youth in Resistance. The occupation is in protest of inaction by the University on several […]

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EUSA Presidential race announcement delayed due to potential breach of campaigning rules

Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) announced on Friday, 11 March, that the result of the race for EUSA President would be delayed. The Students’ Association said in a statement that this was due to “an ongoing investigation into a potential breach of the Election Regulations”. The statement, made on the Students’ Association’s Twitter account, did […]

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Google maps falsely lists A&E departments in Edinburgh hospitals

According to research by The Student, Google search results for terms related to A&E services are providing inaccurate results in parts of Edinburgh. For example, using the search term “A&E”, from some parts of Edinburgh suggests to users that the Western General Hospital is the nearest hospital to them with an A&E ward. In fact, […]

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UCU and NUS hold joint rally outside Scottish Parliament

On Tuesday February 23, the University and College Union (UCU) and National Union of Students (NUS) hosted a joint rally outside the Scottish Parliament, which was attended by hundreds of university staff members on strike and interested student and community supporters. The rally comes during a 10 day strike action by UCU branches across the […]

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“The bottom line is we feel abused and exploited”: Interviews on the picket line

Members of the UCU Edinburgh trade union have now completed a 10 day strike action against the University of Edinburgh on issues of pay, working conditions, and pensions. The Student asked several striking staff members online and at a staff rally about the impacts the issues concerned in the strike have had on them, their […]

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Students Alerted over LinkedIn Phishing Scam

The University of Edinburgh has warned all University email account users of an attempted phishing attack made through the University’s email service. According to an emailed statement to all staff and students by the University’s Chief Information Security Officer, Alistair Fenmore on February 6, the phishing emails in question masqueraded as emails from LinkedIn. No […]