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Election Results: all women and non-binary sabbatical team for 2018/19

On Friday 9 March, the Edinburgh University Students’ Association election results for the 2018/19 academic year were announced. Sabbatical officers along with liberation officers, section representatives, undergraduate school representatives and activities representatives, were among the new post-holders announced. For the first time in the Students’ Association’s history, the whole sabbatical board is composed of women […]

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Picketers apologise for disruption to students, but urge support for strikes

On Thursday 8 March, The Student spoke with picketers around George Square on UCU’s action, student involvement, disruptions to lectures, and the crossing of picket lines to enter university buildings. 8 March is International Women’s Day. To demonstrate the significance of women involved in picketing for the UCU, a rally gathered outside George Square Lecture […]

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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 did you decide to run to be the Student Association’s president? I have loved being Vice president of the sports union this year and […]

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Interview: Students’ Association Vice President Activities and Services candidate Kai Stuart

The Student sat down with VP Activities and Services candidate Kai Stuart to discuss access to counselling, widening participation in societies, and a new Students’ Association website. Would you be able to run through your main manifesto points? First of all, free sanitary products. It’s a policy that a lot of candidates are promising but […]

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Interview: Students’ Association Vice President Activities and Services candidate Shenan Davis-WIlliams

The Student sat down with VPAS candidate Shenan Davis-Williams to discuss the importance of society participation, mental health, and food options for all students. Can you briefly introduce yourself to us?  I’m Shenan, running for VPAS. I study philosophy, and I’m from up-north in the highlands. Why did you decide to run for this position?  […]

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Interview: Students’ Association Vice President Activities and Services candidate Jack Hutchcroft

VPAS candidate Jack Hutchcroft spoke to The Student on his dedication to sustainability, an Ethical Careers Fair, and the Big Cheese. Can you briefly introduce yourself to us?  I’m Jack, a fourth year philosophy student from Glastonbury. To capture my whole campaign in a catch phrase, I’m running for inclusivity and sustainability. Why did you […]

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Interview: Students’ Association Vice President Activities and Services candidate Stephen Dolan

VPAS candidate Stephen Dolan spoke to The Student on his dedication to improving the University of Edinburgh, and experience as a School of Divinity Representative this past year. Can you briefly introduce yourself to us?  My name’s Stephen Dolan and I am a fourth year Theology student, so I am well versed to the difficulties […]

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Interview: Students’ Association Vice President Welfare candidate Allie McGregor

The Student sat down with Vice President Welfare candidate Allie McGregor to talk mental health support, university expansion, and international students. Could you give us an outline of your manifesto pledges? One of the most important things for me is working on a welfare strategy for groups that people don’t tend to talk about as […]