Boycotts and Affiliations
There is some EUSA policy which boycotts certain companies or affiliates EUSA to certain campaigns or organisations.
 
Boycotts
 
Nestle
Students passed policies at the EUSA General Meetings in 1982, 1992 and 1997 to remove Nestle products from EUSA outlets. This related to Nestle's marketing of baby milk formula in developing countries.
 
The Sun
As a result of a 2012 referendum question EUSA's Trading Committee removed The Sun from its outlets until they cease to publish page 3 girls.
 
RBS
Up until 2016 EUSA banned RBS from advertising in its buildings. Student Council policy on this has now lapsed and EUSA no longer continues this ban. General Meeting policy on RBS still exists but it does not mandate EUSA to ban RBS from advertising in its buildings.
 
Affiliations
 
Conflict-free Campus Initiative
Students voted to affiliate to the Conflict-free Campus initiative at Student Council in 2017.
 
Stop Climate Chaos
EUSA passed a policy at Student Council in 2011 to affiliate to Stop Climate Chaos. Students voted to continue this affiliation in December 2015.
 
National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts
EUSA passed a policy at Student Council in 2013 to affiliate to the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts (NCAFC). Students voted to continue this affiliation in December 2015.
 
Votes at 16
EUSA passed a policy at Student Council in 2012 to affiliate to the Votes at 16 Coalition. Students voted to continue this affiliation in December 2015.
 
Right to Education Campaign/Friends of Birzeit University
Students passed a policy at a EUSA General Meeting (2005) to affiliate to both the Right to Education Campaign at Birzeit University and the UK charity Friends of Birzeit University. Students voted to continue with affiliation in January 2016.
 
National Union of Students
Students voted in a referendum (2004) to affiliate to the National Union of Students (NUS).
Students voted to continue with affiliation in January 2016.
 
 
If you would like any further detail on these please get in touch (democracy@eusa.ed.ac.uk)