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EUSA Elections 2022 Voices

Interview with EUSA Trans and Non-Binary Officer Candidate, Robyn Woof

Robyn (she/her) is a Civil Engineering student and she is running to be Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s next Trans and Non-Binary Officer. The Student interviewed Robyn to learn more about her campaign. Why are you running to be the next Trans and Non-Binary Officer?  I am running because I love my beautiful trans/enby community, and […]

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Interview with EUSA Trans and Non-Binary Officer Candidate, Lane Deamant

Lane (they/them) is a third year Social Policy and Politics student. They are running to be Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s next Trans and Non-Binary Officer. The Student interviewed Lane to find out more about their campaign. Why are you running to be the next Trans and Non-Binary Officer? In my last three years at Edinburgh, […]

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Interview with EUSA Disabled Students’ Officer Candidate, Lucy Caswell

Lucy (she/her) is a third-year English Literature and History student. She is running to be Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s next Disabled Students’ Officer (DSO). The Student interviewed Lucy to find out more about her campaign. Why are you running to be the next Disabled Students’ Officer? I have spent my time at Edinburgh trying to […]

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Interview with EUSA Disabled Students’ Officer Candidate, Jacintha Chen

Jacintha (she/her) is a third year Electronics and Computer Science student. She is running to be Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s next Disabled Students’ Officer. The Student interviewed Jacintha to learn more about her campaign. Why are you running to be the next Disabled Students’ Officer? A year ago, I had just interrupted my studies after […]

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Will the University of Edinburgh go further than Teviot posters to tackle the issue of women’s safety?

Cw: Sexual assault, Sexual violence Nightclubs have reopened this week (24th Jan) in Scotland under the most recent relaxation of Scotland’s COVID restrictions. The issue of safety is once again brought to the forefront of many women’s’ lives. Nightclubs all seem to be saying that they are making a concerted effort to keep women safe. […]

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Let’s talk about Islamophobia

CW: Islamophobia {…and when the ignorant people speak to them, they reply peacefully} The Holy Quran (25:63).When a Muslim woman is confronted with arguments that her hijab is unsuitable for this ‘day and age’, or a Muslim man is lectured on how his beard is a bit ‘too much’ for others to feel safe around […]

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Islamophobia Awareness Month 2021

November was the month chosen to mark Islamophobia Awareness Month (IAM) back in 2012 by MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development) and several other organisations. Since then, it has grown and is recognised throughout the UK, and now finally by EUSA too, the first students’ association in the UK to do so. I was elected President […]

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Why trust in the police is plummeting

CW: rape, murder, sexual assault Do you trust the police? The answer to that question should be yes. The whole point of having police is to ensure people’s safety. But if you answered no, then you’re not alone. Recent events have really brought into question the extent to which we, as women, should trust the […]