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Public to handle human body parts at University workshop

The University of Edinburgh’s Anatomy Department has organised a series of six public workshops on human anatomy, allowing members of the public to handle pre-dissected anatomical specimens. Over the course of several months, the workshops, open to the public at the cost of £100 each, will allow participants to get a close look at human […]

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Urte Macikenaite wins VPS election with 1020 votes

Urte Macikenaite has won the election for Vice President of Services (VPS) of Edinburgh University Students Association (EUSA) with 54.55% of the vote. Macikenaite won in the first round of voting with 1020 votes. In her victory speech Macikenaite said: “I’m really proud of what I’ve run and what I’ve stood for so thank you.” Macikenaite called for […]

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Imogen Wilson wins VPAA election with 1157 votes

Imogen Wilson has won the election for Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) for Edinburgh University Students Election (EUSA). Wilson won in the fourth round of votes with 1157 votes. Speaking after her victory, Wilson said: “I’m really excited about making the things in my manifesto happen.  Thank you so much everyone.” Wilson campaigned for […]

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Jonny Ross-Tatam wins EUSA presidential election with 2508 votes

Jonny Ross-Tatam has been elected president of the  Edinburgh University Students Association for the 2015-2016 school year. Ross-Tatum won in the fourth stage of voting, narrowly beating his runner-up opponent Theo Robertson-Bonds. In his victory speech, Ross-Tatum said: “It was an unbelievably good race all candidates.  I think we should give a round of applause, […]

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Andy Peel wins VPSA election with 1456 votes (50.8%)

Andrew Peel has won the election for Vice President Societies and Activity (VPSA) of Edinburgh University Students Association (EUSA) with 1456 votes.  He received 50.83% of the vote. As the only candidate to achieve quota for the election, Peel won without the need for second preferences. In his victory speech, Peel said:  “I don’t even know what to […]

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Libertarian magazine Spiked in contentious free speech debate

A panel debated the limits and meaning of free speech Wednesday, in an event hosted by spiked magazine as part of its “Down with Campus Censorship” campaign. In February, spiked released its first Free Speech University Rankings. The University of Edinburgh received a red ranking, with the report citing the Edinburgh University Student Association (EUSA)’s ‘safe […]

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EUSA Candidates Face Off at EdQT Debate Session

Candidates for Edinburgh University Student Association (Eusa) Sabbatical Officers faced off Thursday, at Fresh Air’s annual EdQT election debate. The event consisted of four half-hour debates for each available position. 15 of the 17 candidates attended. Imogen Wilson, standing for Vice President Academic Affairs (VPAA), was set to attend but could not make it due to a prior […]

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McColl reflects on tenure as Rector after defeat

Peter McColl, the 51st Rector of the University of Edinburgh, will leave the post after serving for three years, with Steve Morrison taking on the role. Morrison triumphed in last week’s rectorial election between the two candidates, claiming 61.9 per cent of the votes cast, compared to McColl’s 38.1 per cent. Reflecting on his tenure, […]