iainmacwhirter has written 5 posts for Iain Macwhirter

Iain Inaugurated as Rector

Iain Macwhirter is inaugurated as Lord Rector in Old College. Photo by Ric Lander (cc). Iain closed his address to the University by saying: People say that students are apathetic and apolitical, but I can confirm that on this issue they aren’t. Right now we are seeing the first generation of graduates which has taken … Continue reading

A Big Thank You

Iain was successfully elected as Rector of Edinburgh University with an ovewhelming 69% of the vote. “I am delighted that the students and staff of the University of Edinburgh have chosen me to be their Rector. “I am extremely excited to have this opportunity to take an active involvement in the University and look to … Continue reading

Vote Now!

Cast your vote NOW on MyEd and find out why you should vote for Iain by looking at policy for staff and students.

Rector Debate on BBC TV

Check out the debate between the rector candidates on BBC TV today.

Why Iain for Rector?

Edinburgh University was where my career began, when I was a politics postgraduate student in the 1970s.  Now I’m ready to put something back. As Scotland enters its worst economic crisis in half a century, these are uncertain times for students and staff.  Now, more than ever, they need to know that their voice is … Continue reading

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