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Edinburgh Political Union Wins EUSA Activities Award

Edinburgh Political Union (EPU), along with the North American Society, won the Best Group Event at this year's EUSA Activities Awards.

With over 250 societies, and 14 volunteering groups at Edinburgh University Students' Association (EUSA), the annual Activities Awards, organised by EUSA, recognise the many achievements of these groups.

EPU won its Activity Award for co-hosting an Election Night Viewing Party on the night of the US elections in November 2016.

Over 1,200 students from across Scotland attended the event, making it the largest student gathering for the election in the UK outside of London.

The event, which ran until 5.30am the following morning, was also covered by several news outlets, including The Scotsman

EPU was also a runner-up in the Student Group of the Year category as an academic society.

Further information

Find out more about Edinburgh Political Union’s events.

Find out more about the EUSA Activities Awards.

US election night event