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Proposed changes to the University’s extensions policy fails

The members of the Academic Policy and Regulations Committee (APRC) have decided not to approve the new Exceptional Circumstances Policy. The policy would have seen an overhaul of the university’s…

Interview with EUSA VP Welfare Candidate, Lauren Byrne

Tell us a little bit about yourself! Hi! I’m Lauren (she/her) and I’m a fourth-year Chemistry student. When I’m not trying to be a scientist I like cooking veggie food,…

Interview with EUSA VP Welfare Candidate, Yejin Jung

Tell us a little bit about yourself! Hi, my name is Yejin and I study MSc International Development. I enjoy walking around the city and talking with people who have…

University webpage details transphobic microaggressions

A University of Edinburgh webpage has highlighted commonly used Trans and non-Binary microaggressions. The page described explicit expressions, spanning from slurs to intrusive questioning, that remain unrecognised by many. Microinsults…

“Absolutely no budge” on no detriment policy from Russell Group, says VP Welfare

As her term in office nears its end, Vice President Welfare of Edinburgh University Students’ Association Niamh McCrossan said the University of Edinburgh is unlikely to U-turn and implement a…

Tackling Elitism: Focusing on classist struggles at university

In October, Vice President Welfare Oona Miller’s launched the Tackling Elitism project, a means to challenge ‘elitism’ at the University of Edinburgh through creating a network of students who can…

Interview: VP Welfare Kai O’Doherty Talks Inclusivity and Anti-Oppression

The Student sat down with VP of Welfare, Kai O’Doherty, to discuss inclusivity, controversy surrounding pronoun badges, and more. What made you run for VP of Welfare? Last year I…