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Societies publish open letter condemning university’s handling of sexual violence on campus

CW: Sexual violence Several student societies have published an open letter condemning the University of Edinburgh’s “mishandling” of sexual violence cases on campus. The Feminist Society (FemSoc), Sex?On Campus! and…

EXCLUSIVE: Edinburgh University recommends “controversial” resource to survivors of sexual assault

CW: Sexual violence, transphobia The Student has learned that the University of Edinburgh has officially recommended Beira’s Place, a potentially misleading and harmful resource, to students who have experienced sexual…

In Conversation with EUTV – SPIKED: A Student Safety Crisis 

CW: Spiking, sexual violence SPIKED: A Student Safety Crisis is the new documentary by Edinburgh University Television (EUTV). The documentary is a great watch; it is informative, important and, at…

Will the University of Edinburgh go further than Teviot posters to tackle the issue of women’s safety?

Cw: Sexual assault, Sexual violence Nightclubs have reopened this week (24th Jan) in Scotland under the most recent relaxation of Scotland’s COVID restrictions. The issue of safety is once again…

Students protest the university’s sexual violence redressal system

CW: Sexual Violence A protest took place today at 11am in Bristo square to show support for survivors of sexual assault at the University of Edinburgh, and to demand action…

Spiking by injection reported in Edinburgh nightclubs

CW: sexual assault, rape Ten students in Edinburgh have come forward with allegations that they have been spiked by needle while at venues in the city. These allegations come through…

Vigils held in Edinburgh after Sarah Everard murder

TW: sexual assault, sexual violence Vigils similar to those held in London for the murder of Sarah Everard have taken place in Edinburgh this week, both online and in the…

The Noisy Movement: in conversation with Lifestyle

As part of The Student’s focus on International Women’s Day 2021, I caught up with Faye Armitage, Campaign Team Leader for The Noisy Movement, to find out all about the…