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Centre for Research Collections series: Volunteering at the CRC

Have you been reading this series? Do you feel a rising urge to handle precious items guarded by the Centre for Research Collections (CRC)? Are you sad because you cannot…

Centre for Research Collections series: a trip to the ground floor, and Chinese connections

If you read the past articles of this series, you will be aware that the university’s Centre for Research Collection (CRC) is located on the top floor of the main…

Centre for Research Collections series: Violins Without Sides

Edinburgh student life typically includes frequent trips to Niddry Street off the Cowgate, home to a real institution within Edinburgh’s nightlife: Hive. But there is another hidden jewel on Niddry…

Edinburgh-based start-up brings charity shops to the web

One Cherry is the fruit of both a vision and a necessity. In May 2017, University of Edinburgh student Anton Puzorjov and two of his friends had decided to participate…

Main Library top floor: Elle Mckee’s ‘Banners of the banned’

Last week, a new series on the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Research Collections (CRC) was introduced, and two things were stressed. First, that the university’s collections are fantastically versatile…

The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Research Collections

The chances are high that you, will have spent at least some stimulating, boring or desperate hours at the main library on George Square. But have you ever wondered what…

Festival of Solidarity: celebration of student support for academic staff on strike

On Tuesday 27 February, a Festival of Solidarity was held at the Potterrow Dome, to express and celebrate student solidarity with academic staff on strike. The Festival was organised by…

Interview: Elle Glenny on the creation of a Working-Class Liberation Officer

The Student talks to Elle Glenny, a 6th year part-time postgraduate student for MSc Environment and Development. Elle is the Taught Postgraduate Representative, and is proposing a new Liberation Officer…