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How To: Navigate In-Person Teaching

Thankfully, our time with old pal COVID seems to be behind us. This paves the path for a new way of uni life for second and third years, and a chance for fourth years to be reminded (that after almost half a decade) they are, in fact, still students.  There is now a mass exodus […]

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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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December strike caused minimal disruption, but raises concerns over the future

Students have reported minimal disruption from the teaching strike that took place from 1-3 December, likely due to how few teaching hours they have anyway. Brigid McMorrow,  a fourth year student, explained that “I don’t feel that the strikes have been massively disruptive. I study English literature and I only have four contact hours per […]

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The Student investigates: in-person teaching

As University of Edinburgh students return to campus, an investigation by The Student finds that The University of Edinburgh is enforcing Covid restrictions beyond those required by the Scottish government, leaving many students with minimal face-to-face contact with academic staff each week.  Prior to the start of the 2021/22 academic year, the university pledged to […]