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EUSA launches open letter calling for support for students in cost of living crisis

In an open letter written by Vice President Community Isi Williams and co-signed by the rest of the Students’ Association Sabbatical Officer team, they urge university leadership to take decisive…

University of Edinburgh cuts funding for non-mandatory year-abroad exchanges

From the 2023/2024 academic year, University of Edinburgh students undertaking a non-compulsory year abroad exchange will no longer receive financial support from the university. In May of 2023, the University…

University of Edinburgh launches ‘Report and Support’ system to address sexual violence

The University of Edinburgh has launched a new “Report and Support” system, described as ‘a platform for reporting distressing situations related to sexual violence, harassment, domestic abuse, stalking and more.’…

Scots suffering from eating disorders need more support

TW: eating disorders According to Dr Stephen Anderson, Chairman of the Eating Disorders Faculty of Psychiatrists in Scotland, “eating disorders are the deadliest and most lethal of mental health conditions.”…

University of Edinburgh apologises for not doing more to support student’s mental health after report released

Trigger warning: discussions of suicide Within the past week an internal investigation has found that the University of Edinburgh could have done more to prevent the death of student Romily…

“…we do completely recognise that you feel that you have been disappointed by the university experience”: a Q&A with Peter Mathieson

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Mathieson participated in a Q&A event on Wednesday afternoon to answer questions from the student body about the rest of the semester and the next…

ESL students should be well-respected at university

Language is a complex phenomenon. Many of us students, despite our academic abilities and successful entries into a prestigious university, have yet to educate ourselves on how to communicate productively…

Navigating adulthood is made harder than necessary

Enthusiasm going into university can often blind us from all the mundane adult work that it actually entails; paying your bills, managing your finances and dealing with letting agencies, to…