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UCU criticises the University of Edinburgh as further strike action is being planned

As many UK university staff begin their fourth week of striking over the end of the defined benefit aspect of their pension schemes, it has become apparent that some universities…

Students fundraise over £700 to show support for striking university staff with ‘Strike Night’

On Tuesday 6 March the Wee Red Bar hosted ‘Strike Night’, a club night organised by second year students Maisie Caro, Emma Penney and Mohammed El- Koubani, in an effort…

The Student Interviews Eleri Connick, 2018-2019 Student Association President

The Student sat down with the winner of this year’s Student Association presidential election, Eleri Connick, to discuss her campaign, her manifesto, and being referred to as ‘Shrek girl’. Why…

Amnesty International hosts Refugee Voices and perspectives

On Monday, January 29, the University of Edinburgh’s Amnesty International Society hosted the event: ‘Refugee Voices: A Multimedia Exploration of Refugee Perspectives’ at Edinburgh’s ‘Radical Bookshop’ The Lighthouse. The sold-out…

HKU students and staff caution Edinburgh against incoming Principal Peter Mathieson

Peter Mathieson is set to begin his term as the University of Edinburgh’s Principal and Vice Chancellor this February. This follows his decision to short cut his term at Hong…

Complaints of discriminatory behaviour from letting agencies across Edinburgh

An increasing amount of the student population in Edinburgh is becoming aware of mistreatment from landlords and letting agencies. Issues vary from broken appliances to threats of eviction due to…

Edinburgh graduate researches the mental health discussion

Emma O’Neill, a recent Cognitive Science graduate at the University of Edinburgh, has given a talk at her alma mater about her research project on the representation of mental health…

Scotland to face heavy snow and intense wind over the next few days

The Met Office has warned that extreme weather conditions are to hit Scottish hills starting today, November 21, increasing in intensity from tomorrow onwards. An inch of snow is predicted…