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The Sports Union Olympics

This year is of course a Summer Olympics year, with the events due to kickoff this August in Paris. However, students in Edinburgh will be able to celebrate the games…

My Struggle Adapting to University Sports: How switching from swimming to rowing let me rediscover my passion for sports

For many students, moving to university provides an opportunity to try new things and expand their horizons, whether that be academically, joining new societies in their academic field or trying…

How to get the most out of your Pleasance gym membership

Whether it is used by sports societies or by people looking to work out, the Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym is an essential component of the university. Pleasance has a…

What’s up with Rock Climbing in Edinburgh?

Climbing in Edinburgh has a rich history. A hundred years ago, climbing groups could be seen scaling the volcanic formations of Salisbury Crags. Although the Crags (with the exception of…

The Spirit of Teviot: The Student Union is a people, not a place  

It’s been a week, and the Teviot closure has already gotten to me. As the oldest student union building in the country, Teviot Row House is unlike many buildings you’ll…

Pleasance gym refurbishment complete

The Eric Liddell Gym at the Pleasance Sports Complex and Gym has reopened after a more than £1 million refurbishment. The refurbishment features the merging of the Cardio and Eric…

Anti-vaccine film prevented from being screened at Pleasance

An anti-vaccine (or ‘antivaxx’) film ‘Vaxxed II: The People’s Truth’ was set to be screened on Saturday 22 February in Pleasance, an Edinburgh University Students’ Association venue, according to Edinburgh…

The Last of the Pelican Daughters review

‘Confusing yet predictable’ is the perfect way to describe Wardrobe Ensemble’s latest play, The Last of the Pelican Daughters. At the end of the show, everyone in the audience has…