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Coronavirus Cases Soar in Scotland

This article was originally submitted on the 26th March As Covid restrictions ease across the UK and Europe, hospital cases have continued to hit record highs in Scotland. Last week,…

What do the latest coronavirus restrictions mean for students?

Coronavirus restrictions in Scotland began to ease on 17 January, as large outdoor events were permitted to resume. Mandatory face coverings remain in place on public transport and in public…

Hybrid learning set to continue

On Monday, students at the University of Edinburgh received an email from Vice-Principal Colm Harmon outlining the university’s plans for the next academic year commencing in September 2021, in which…

Covid testing centre gets positive reviews from students

The Covid testing centres at Pleasance Gym and St Leonard’s Land opened today, and generally students were impressed with the efficiency and sanitation. The testing centres are open until the…

Learn platform and Covid test booking site crash in the same week

Since the beginning of the semester, most teaching at the University of Edinburgh has been online. However, with both Learn, the University’s online academic platform, and the online booking system…

Testing our patience – Edinburgh students unable to book Covid-19 tests

Following the Scottish Government’s announcement that they would utilise Covid -19 testing for the 60-80,000 students expected to travel home this Christmas, the University of Edinburgh announced plans for on…

Coronavirus: Beyond the Fresher’s experience

The day begins at 8am. There is the daily routine: eat breakfast, brush teeth, get dressed. You find yourself in a rhythm of semi-normality before sitting at your desk for…