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Student Council vote on adopting pro-choice stance, replacing Activities Representative system

On Thursday 27 October, Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) held their monthly Student Council meeting. The meeting discussed a motion on making the Students’ Association explicitly pro-choice, as well as an extraordinary motion to restructure the Activities Representatives system. It also discussed an expenditure request by the 93% Club to fund another #StateSchoolProud campaign, this […]

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EUSA to become explicitly pro-choice after Student Council motion passes by 98%

On Monday 31 October, the results of the votes from Thursday’s Student Council meeting were announced. The motion to officially make Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) officially pro-choice passed by 98 per cent. All other motions passed as well, including a funding request for a new #StateSchoolProud campaign by the 93% Club. The passing of […]

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Students’ Association to vote Thursday on becoming explicitly pro-choice

Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) will hold a vote to become explicitly pro-choice during the Student Council meeting to be held at 6pm on Thursday on Teams. Submitted by VP Community Isi Williams, the motion would, if passed, make sure that students can access “free, impartial and non-directional” advice through the Association’s Advice Place. In […]

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Pro-life “crisis pregnancy centre” opens under ¼ mile from Chalmers Health Centre

An American-style “crisis pregnancy centre” has opened less than a quarter of a mile from Chalmers Health Centre, The Student can reveal. Called “SHE Pregnancy Support”, the pregnancy centre opened yesterday in a storefront on Home Street, a few seconds from Tollcross. It sits just over 300 metres from Chalmers Health Centre, an abortion clinic […]

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Strut Safe condemns University’s “disinterest, dismissal & flippancy” in not commenting on upcoming pro-life talk in 40 George Square

Womens’ safety group Strut Safe has criticised the University of Edinburgh’s “disinterest, dismissal and flippancy” in refusing to comment on the Life Society’s planned pro-life talk tomorrow. The talk, scheduled to take place at 7pm in 40 George Square, is expected to be made by Margaret Akers, an anti-abortion campaigner. Responding to The Student’s request […]

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Edinburgh University refuses to address Life Society’s pro-life talk in 40 George Square

The Edinburgh Life Society has been criticised by students and several student societies after announcing plans to hold a talk in 40 George Square on ‘the role pressure and coercion play in the decision to have an abortion’. The University of Edinburgh has declined to comment on the fact that the talk is due to […]