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How can bars and clubs do more to prevent spiking?

I, and many other Edinburgh students, are calling on all Edinburgh bars and clubs to take spiking seriously by implementing greater safety measures to prevent students from being drugged. No…

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…

Over 2,000 people boycott Edinburgh nightclubs

On 28 October, people across Edinburgh boycotted nightclubs in response to the recent surge of spiking across not just Scottish cities, but the whole nation. Over the past month, the…

What do we want? Safe spaces! When do we want them? Now!

Written by Karishma Balasubramanian and Antonina Dolecka On the 30th of October at 5:30 pm, a large group of people holding placards, banners, megaphones and safety jackets gathered in Bristo…

The Student in conversation with the ‘Girls Night In’ boycott organisers

Lucy Saddler speaks to Milly Seaford and Martha Williams about their boycott and its aims. With social distancing restrictions eased and nightclubs reopened, students in Edinburgh have been rediscovering the…

Boycott of Edinburgh nightclubs on 28 October

As students returned to dance floors across the country with pandemic restrictions easing, stories of alleged incidents of club goers being spiked, including by injection in night clubs in Edinburgh,…

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…