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EUSA Elections 2022 Voices

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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EUSA Elections 2022 Voices

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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Growing calls for the university to make in-person teaching more accessible

Whilst the long-awaited rise in delivery of in-person teaching this semester has been met with great relief and satisfaction by many, its tangible impacts in the wake of rising Omicron cases and the subsequent requirement for self-isolation, have undoubtedly caused a plethora of practical difficulties for others.  Evidently, in-person teaching was high on the university’s […]

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Disabled Students Features Liberation Officers

Who’s who in the Disabled Students’ Liberation Officer campaign

This year’s student elections have kicked off and many have been wondering who to vote for. Often, most of the attention is given to the EUSA President and VP races; however, equally important are the Liberation Officers who will be in charge of looking after the wellbeing of our more vulnerable student populations. In this […]

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Incoming Disabled Students’ Liberation Officer: Ellen Blunsdon

Ellen Blundson is the newly elected and incoming Disabled Students’ Officer for 2019-2020. The Student was able to discuss her ideas for the upcoming year with her. The conversation started with an overview of her plans for the year ahead. Ellen’s manifesto included seven major points and she said that she had started campaigning on […]

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Student Council votes to improve access for physically disabled students

The University of Edinburgh’s Student Council has voted to improve access for physically disabled students. This will be done by mandating Edinburgh University Students’ Association to lobby for accessible Changing Places toilets across the university’s campuses. The motion, presented by fourth year Politics student Oona Lilly Miller, passed with 100 per cent of the vote […]