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New Policy On Disclosure Of Student and Staff Intimate Relationships

This semester, the university introduced a new policy surrounding the disclosure of relationships between staff and students, aiming to minimise risks and protecting the wellbeing of all at the university.…

Transphobic stickers found posted around George Square campus

Content warning: transphobic messaging On Monday 25 March, transphobic stickers were spotted at the Old Medical School Quad, outside the Teviot Lecture Theatre. The stickers read: “Transwomen ARE women! Seahourses…

Interview with 2019/2020 VP Education: Steph Vallacey

Tell us about yourself. I’m Steph, newly elected VP Education, I’m in my fourth year of Health Science and Society, in the School of Health and Social Science. I’ve got…

Interview with 2019/2020 President: Andrew Wilson

Tell us about yourself. I’m from Blackpool originally. I am a second year English Language and Linguistics student. Not politics as many people seem to think I do! First year…

Interview with 2019/2020 VP Community: Rosheen Wallace

Introduce yourself, please. My name is Rosheen, I am in my fourth year doing French and Linguistics. What were your initial reactions of winning? I just couldn’t stop smiling, I…

Ann Henderson triggers controversy over ‘transphobic’ Twitter support

Content Warning: Transphobia Ann Henderson, Rector of the University of Edinburgh, has been seen affirmatively responding to tweets by allegedly transphobic organisations. Henderson’s official Twitter account retweeted about a drop-in…

Free sanitary products in Scotland: Sanitree speaks to The Student

With the start of the new academic year educational institutions across Scotland are to provide free sanitary products. Sanitree, a University of Edinburgh student-led project, has been at the forefront…

Interview: founder Bharat Singh Chaturvedi discusses Sanitree

Sanitree is a project run by students at the University of Edinburgh, innovating reusable sanitary pads that are safer, cheaper and more environmentally friendly than other alternatives. Whilst partial operations…