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Scottish Varsity Match 2014

The University of Edinburgh’s rugby clubs and their St Andrews counterparts will head down to London later this month to play in the world’s oldest varsity match. The sporting tradition, firmly embedded in the universities’ history, is played annually, with the match thought to be approximately 150 years old. The game will again be played […]

UoE at the Commonwealth Games

The University of Edinburgh was certainly well represented at our home Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer. We caught up with some of our students and alumni who volunteered, performed and competed at the Games. Our Volunteer Douglas L Jardine, from Peebles, Scottish Borders is an Archer who studies an MA in Business Management and […]

Hockey Charity Events

At the start of this semester, 22 players from Edinburgh UniversityWomen’s hockey club headed to The Jack Kane Sports Centre to volunteer at a boccia Festival, hosted by High Flyers. This event was for pupils of all ages with a disability but was specifically targeted to those with a severe physical disability. Our volunteers acted as court leaders, […]

Alumni Sports Day 2014

On Saturday 22nd March 2014 the University of Edinburgh Alumni Association hosted the annual Alumni Sports Day. This year’s event saw 13 of the Sports Union’s 63 clubs invite back their alumni to compete against current students in activities related to their sport. The event saw over 200 students and alumni attend from across the […]

Reunited through Rugby

February saw the return of over 350 Edinburgh University Rugby Football Club (EURFC) alumni for the single largest gathering in the club’s history. EURFC members from over seven decades gathered in Edinburgh for a weekend of sporting celebration and endeavour. Organised by former Sports President, Ian Stevens, the weekend was a resounding success. Using the […]

Alumni Sports Day 2014

The University of Edinburgh Alumni Association and the University of Edinburgh Sports Union are proud to announce Alumni Sports Day 2014 will take place on Saturday 22nd March 2014! As part of the event we’d like to invite our alumni to take part in the sports they played during their times at university and play […]

Inaugural Winners of ‘Ian Stevens’ Award

This year’s SU Ball was again held at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange where it was filled to capacity. This year saw  former commonwealth and WBO super featherweight champion Alex Arthur MBE speak about his career and give out this year’s awards which were as closely fought as ever, with the prestigious ‘Club of the Year […]

Shukokai Karate Club Alumni Seminar

The Shukokai Karate Club are holding an Alumni Seminar over the weekend of 4th-6th April. The weekend will involve welcome drinks on Friday at The Southsider Pub, a training session on Saturday morning, followed by a competition between alumni and current members. A seminar dinner will be held on Saturday evening at Teviot Row House. For […]

Stress Busting During Exams

Exam time is always stressful for students and this Christmas’s exam diet was no different. However as part of the university’s ‘Healthy Body, Healthy Mind’ campaign the sports union was determined to aid the stress busting effort as much as possible and offered students the chance to take timeout from their studies to relax and […]

Old Athletics Club Photos get Alumni talking!

Although the EUAC alumni are extremely busy people, they still find time to keep in touch with each other, as well as new and current members, and many are still involved with athletics. Thanks to the Sports Union we have been able to dig out some old EUAC photos – some of them are beauties and […]