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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…

Societies encounter issues with EUSA room bookings

The Student has investigated issues that student groups and societies have had when booking rooms through Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA). In EUSA’s Terms and Conditions on room bookings for…

The societies that welcomed me

Will I make friends? Will I find where I fit in? Will I be lonely? These are all questions that run through Freshers’ minds in the months leading up to…

The University must take steps to ensure that next year provides the experience we all deserve

This past academic year has been a bit of a nonstarter. It has been a year characterised by a lack of ambition, of motivation and a general sense of pointlessness.…

Student Arts Societies Must Collaborate Against Exclusivity

Jelena Sofronijevic (Head of Arts at FreshAir.org.uk, Edinburgh’s student radio station) and Maisy Hallam (former Literature Editor at The Student) discuss their experiences of exclusivity and intersociety competition in the…

Welcome Week: A way to kick start a year of Liberation

The Edinburgh University Student Association launches its annual Welcome Week on the 9th of September as a way to embrace new students of all backgrounds. Once again, the campus will…

How finding a community at university is usually a step we all forget about

Student living. It’s a new phenomenon for first years and a unique phase of one’s life, arguably one where you have the most freedom. For the first time, you can…

How to be boosting your CV throughout the year

Grades are important but are not always the necessary evidence of the various skills that employers value and often seek. With an increasingly competitive job market, finding ways to stand…