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Reflection of a year online

The University of Edinburgh is one of many universities that took to online learning amidst the coronavirus pandemic, with students for the first time juggling their university experience with limited in-person contact. The pandemic forced the world into trying new and untrodden systems and Edinburgh was no different, attempting to manage this online learning model […]

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Mathieson: ‘this is your fault’

The University of Edinburgh is scapegoating its students for its own failures. We can’t let them get away with it There’s a saying: accuse the other side of that which you are guilty. It’s pretty straightforward: when in danger of being exposed for your catastrophic failings, shift the blame elsewhere, divert the attention, create a […]

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Open letter to University faculty signed by thousands

An open letter, written by a working group of undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Edinburgh, has been signed by over 1,300 students in under 24 hours. The letter is a formal complaint addressed to the University’s authorities, such as Principal Peter Mathieson and Vice- Principal Students Colm Harmon, and it refers to […]

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University cancels first and second-year exams, moves teaching online

The University of Edinburgh has cancelled all first and second-year semester 2 final exams, and lectures are to be delivered online, beginning on the 23rd March, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Additionally, students in year three and beyond will sit their exams through an online format. The decision, announced on Friday 13th March via email […]