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EUSA Presidential race announcement delayed due to potential breach of campaigning rules

Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) announced on Friday, 11 March, that the result of the race for EUSA President would be delayed. The Students’ Association said in a statement that this was due to “an ongoing investigation into a potential breach of the Election Regulations”. The statement, made on the Students’ Association’s Twitter account, did […]

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Interview with EUSA Presidential candidate, Marco Garcia Mendez

What motivated you to run for President specifically? I’ve been part of this community for four years now and I’ve been involved with the university or EUSA in many different ways. I’ve been in the diversity and inclusion committee of the School of Politics, I’ve also been elected the School Rep, and I’ve sat in […]

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Interview with EUSA Presidential candidate, Niamh Roberts

What motivated you to run for the role of President specifically? I got really excited when I found out that the Sabbatical officer roles existed. I thought it was such a great way for students to be represented. And then I realised that there seems to be quite a disconnect, not only between students and […]

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Interview with EUSA Presidential candidate, Hugh Beaumont

What motivated you to run for President specifically? I’ve been paying attention to student politics ever since I started university. I’m doing a masters so I’ve been here for five years, and since the first time I ever heard about student politics, I started getting engaged. I’ve been reading the manifestos of people over the […]

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Interview with EUSA Presidential candidate, Jeremy Pestle

What motivated you to run for the role of President specifically? I feel that I have gone through a hell of a lot. Everything in the kitchen sink in the last several years I’ve been at Edinburgh has been thrown at me one way or another. And because I have that experience, I’m very well […]

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An interview with EUSA President, Ellen MacRae

Ellen MacRae discusses her second year as the Students’ Association’s President, plans for the upcoming term, and what students can expect upon their return to campus. As President, MacRae chairs the Students’ Association’s governing and managerial bodies and leads the overall representation of the student body to the University. Her role allows her to be […]

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Ellen Macrae re-elected as Students’ Association President

The results of the 2021 Edinburgh University Students’ Association Sabbatical Officer elections are in. For the second year running, an all-women sabbatical officer team has been elected. The election results were: Ellen MacRae as President; Réka Siró as Vice President Activities and Services; Beth Simpson as Vice President Community; Tara Gold as Vice President Education; […]

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‘I will turn up at every MSP’s house in this country’: Interview with Jason Gallagher

As the EUSA Presidential Election is fast-approaching, The Student sat down with potential President Jason Gallagher. On review of his manifesto (which is available in greater detail at Candidate for the position of President (ed.ac.uk), he has pledged not only to make greater change across the University, but the mentality and involvement of students too. […]