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Rector convenes meeting with students and staff

The fourth and final of a series of discussions held by the University of Edinburgh’s Rector Debora Kayembe took place on Thursday 14 October in New College.  Under the watchful eye of alumni paintings adorning the walls of Rainy Hall, discussions have taken place throughout the past four weeks regarding freedom of expression, diversity, decolonisation […]

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In conversation with the ghost of Sir Robert Peel

It was a boozy sunny day last week when I met the ghost of Sir Robert Peel, twice prime minister, founder of the Conservative Party, and most importantly, the father of modern policing. Sauntering down middle Meadow Walk with my back to Victor Hugo, opposite the great queue for focaccia in an assortment of corduroy […]