Categories
EUSA Announcement

Outgoing Sabbatical Officers reflect on “intense experience”

As a new set of Sabbatical Officers prepares to take on leadership roles in Edinburgh University Students’ Association, the 2021/22 team are reflecting on their time in office. Over the course of two terms as President, Ellen MacRae has seen the Covid-19 pandemic dominate student life. “It’s been an intense experience navigating that alongside students […]

Categories
News

University proposes to cancel the KB shuttle bus

The University of Edinburgh does not want to renew the King’s Buildings shuttle bus for the 2022/2023 academic year, according to a statement to The Student by the current Sabbatical Officer team. In their statement, the sabbatical officers said that in a regular meeting with the University’s transport team, the team had “brought a proposal…that […]

Categories
EUSA Elections 2022 News

Niamh Roberts elected EUSA President

Niamh Roberts has been elected President of Edinburgh University Students’ Association. Speaking to assembled Presidential candidates and former and current Sabbatical officers, Roberts said she was excited to take on the role, and was eager to integrate some of the ideas of her competitors. Speaking to The Student after their victory, Roberts said: “I’m feeling […]

Categories
EUSA Elections 2022 News

EUSA full election results announced

With the calling of the presidential race for Niamh Roberts on Friday, 18 March, Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s 2022/23 Sabbatical officer team has fully been announced. President: Niamh Roberts Vice President Activities & Services: Natalia EllinghamVice President Community: Isi WilliamsVice President Education: Sam MacCallumVice President Welfare: Lauren Byrne Speaking to assembled candidates and Sabbatical officers after […]

Categories
EUSA Elections 2022 News

Interview with EUSA Presidential Candidate Eda Inal

Who are you and what do you feel sets you apart from other candidates? This is a really great question and one that I struggled with at first, because I was going to say I genuinely care. That’s what makes me different. But the truth is, so does everyone else running. Why else would they […]

Categories
News

Explained:The Students’ Association Trustee Board

With the Sabbatical Officer elections completed, the new team of five Sabbatical Officers will be running the Edinburgh University Students’ Association for the next year.  But the five Sabbatical Officers are merely a small part of governing the Association. It is the Trustee Board who are ultimately responsible for the wellbeing of the organisation.  Who is on […]

Categories
News

‘What the hell? Who wrote this?’: VP of Education slams email about graduations

The Students’ Association Sabbatical Officer Fizzy Abou Jawad has said that emails sent from the university to all students will now be vetted by student representatives, ‘because there are so many things the university didn’t articulate properly that led to students feeling so let down’. Commenting on an email students received about graduations that sparked […]

Categories
News

The Student meets outgoing sabbatical officer Rachel Irwin

As her term comes to an end, Edinburgh University Students’ Association VP Activities and Services Rachel Irwin and I discuss her year in review, looking back at her achievements, and how the pandemic affected what was to be a year of activity on campus.  I begin by asking how the pandemic altered her role.  “I […]