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History students asked to “create a colony” for assignment

An honours history course at the University of Edinburgh students were told to establish trading companies and colonies that competed with other Atlantic powers. The main focus of the course…

HCA heating repaired

The notoriously cold HCA buildings have regained heating after History, Classics, and Archaeology (HCA) students were informed that a number of repairs had been carried out. Phase One repairs restored…

Student-Athlete Profile: Ollie Holmes

Ollie is one of the most promising rowers currently at The University of Edinburgh, having represented Scotland earlier in the year and is currently a Team Great Britain hopeful. On…

Reclaiming the past: telling the LGBTQ+ histories that have been kept from us

In July I went to an event as part of Porty Pride, where Ashley Douglas discussed her work and her part in researching the poetry and life of Marie Maitland;…

Edinburgh University in Conversation with Madeline Miller

Following a stint at Biddy’s for St Patrick’s Day, my friends and I remained committed to attending the much-anticipated Madeline Miller lecture. The Classics, History and Feminist Societies collaborated to…

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit: This is Why I Study History

I knew I wanted to read History for eight years before university. My degree has since shown me what I love about my degree and what I don’t. Sometimes, I…

Eglantyne Jebb: the woman who founded Save The Children in 1920

The British government admitted in January 2023 that more than 200 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have ‘disappeared’ from government-administered accommodation, to deafening silence from politicians, the media, and the public. In…

Review: Corsage

Corsage. Not the flowers and ribbon you wore on your wrist to your end of school dance, but a type of corset worn in the nineteenth century that is especially…