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Free speech defends marginalised voices

The University of Edinburgh is in the red for freedom of speech, as claimed by online magazine spiked’s Free Speech University Rankings (FSUR) project. According to the project, which originated from spiked’s ‘Down With Campus Censorship!’ campaign last year, a red ranking means that Edinburgh “has banned and actively censored ideas on campus”. Apparently, EUSA’s […]

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Edinburgh University receives ‘Red’ free speech ranking

The online magazine Spiked! has given the University of Edinburgh, and 47 other universities, a ‘Red’ rating in their first ever “Free Speech University Rankings”. The university’s Dignity and Respect Policy, and EUSA’s campaigns to end rape culture and lad banter, are two of the reasons cited by Spiked! writer Tom Slater as reasons for […]

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EUSA sponsors petition for university action on visas

Edinburgh University Students Association (EUSA) have sponsored a petition calling for greater university support for post-study work visas for international students. The petition, drafted by International Students Group Convener Constantine Ivanis and directed at the University of Edinburgh, asks for a stronger institutional stance on the reinstatement of university-sponsored work visas for non-EU international graduates. […]

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The List Presents: The Pleasance Sessions

It is quite unusual […] to be in a setting where the audience is paying such rabbid attention to the goings on onstage.

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‘EUSAless’ blog goes extra mile to condemn EUSA

The online anonymous blog EUSAless, has gone to extreme lengths this week in order to get its belief that EUSA (Edinburgh University Students’ Association) has “No Mandate. No Interest. No Clue” to Edinburgh’s student body. The blog is currently paying ‘Facebook’ to advertise its posts, and on Sunday, tweeted a future student at the University […]