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University of Edinburgh pledges to step up refugee support

The University of Edinburgh is assembling an advisory team for students and academics fleeing war and persecution. As the European refugee crisis continues to escalate, a University spokesperson announced: “A team based in the University’s International Office will offer advice to prospective students and staff with refugee status. “Edinburgh will provide a range of measures […]

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EUSA delivers first shipment of donations to refugees

Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) has delivered its first shipment of donations to volunteer organisation CalAid. The supplies, including men’s clothes, bedding and food, were gathered at a recently-opened collection point in Potterrow. They are to be transported to makeshift camps at the French port of Calais. The camps, which has been dubbed ‘The Jungle’, […]

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Europe’s refugee crisis offers football a chance to show it’s heart

We live in a time where trends veers ever further away from traditional power structures of government and state, leaving a vacuum that is increasingly filled by soft power alternatives. As Europe stares in abject horror as the refugee crisis both state and society too long disregarded becomes impossible to ignore, it is little wonder […]