• Sun. Jul 21st, 2024

Sarah Challen Flynn

Vote!

This post is in collaboration with Edinburgh University Students Association as part of a paid partnership. Next week, we’ll be electing over 40 students to represent their 49,000 peers at…

Gaza is not history, the time for speaking out is now

Four months on from the beginning of Israel’s war on Gaza, the scale of Israel’s indiscriminate killing of Palestinian civilians and decimation of the Gaza Strip will be no new…

Student demonstration held in solidarity with Palestine

On 11 October, a student-led demonstration took place in Bristo Square to demonstrate solidarity with Palestine. This comes amid the developing situation in Palestine and Israel. Following a surprise attack…

55 Years on: How The Student fought for and won contraception access for University of Edinburgh students

Anna Coote, former Editor-in-Chief of The Student, featured in a recent BBC documentary series to discuss her role in the struggle for the provision of contraceptive pills at the University…

The rise of the far right in the UK: why we must be vigilant

On Sunday, March 12, another protest took place outside the Muthu Glasgow River Hotel in Erskine, which houses asylum seekers. This comes amid a rising prevalence of far right groups…

Edinburgh Swimrise: Hundreds of swimmers celebrate International Women’s Day

This morning, hundreds of swimmers gathered at Portobello beach to take a sunrise plunge for International Women’s Day. The annual Swimrise event, organised by Anna Deacon, author of Taking The…

A Testament To Wild Swimming

This International Women’s Day, I will be celebrating with a sunrise swim at Portobello in order to commemorate the sense of community and solidarity of shared pain which IWD is…

‘Stupid’, ‘corrupt’, ‘it’s tone deaf’ – students react to Mathieson’s knighthood

Peter Mathieson, Vice-Chancellor and principal of the University of Edinburgh, has received a knighthood for his ‘services to higher education’. This week, The Student asked students for their responses, and…