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Edinburgh University revises ethical investment policy following push from students

The University of Edinburgh has revised its Ethical Investment Policy following student campaigns by People and Planet Edinburgh and Edinburgh University Student’s Association (EUSA) Vice President Services Urte Macikene. The updated policy carries more stringent procedures for fossil fuel investments, including a transfer of current investments into a fund for closer ethical scrutiny and a new threshold has been established to eliminate […]

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EUSA lines up events for Mental Health and Wellbeing Week

Edinburgh University Students Association’s (EUSA) Welfare Council has kicked off wellbeing week this week, running events from stress management and sex and relationship workshops to healthy eating and fitness seminars. EUSA Welfare Council has also launched its #LetsTalk campaign, aiming to encourage students to be open about their mental health, whilst decreasing the stigma surrounding mental health […]

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Academics tout benefits of increasing minority participation

Increasing access to higher education for disadvantaged and minority student groups could have a positive impact on Scotland’s economy, the principal of University of Glasgow has claimed. Speaking to The Herald, Principal Anton Muscatelli said: “People sometimes see social justice as something which is not complementary with the other work of universities, but that is […]