Features

Has technology gone too far? Introducing the i.Con

In 2007, American company Fitbit founded their company selling wireless and wearable activity trackers, aiming to make users around the world more aware of their fitness levels. In 2016, an English company, inspired by this idea, devised the Pitpat,...

How to secure that summer internship

It is well known that in today’s job market, having a degree isn’t enough to guarantee a graduate job. With so many  students securing a 2:1 or above, extra experience can be a deal breaker for employers when selecting a candidate. I know how...

St Patrick’s Day in Edinburgh

On March 17, the world will glow green as the patron saint of Ireland is honoured and Irish culture is celebrated across the globe. This holiday has become a world-wide phenomenon, with famous monuments – including the leaning Tower of Pisa,...

Dissertation survival guide from Cassandra Lord

Whether you’ve made it to the final few days of your dissertation or still have a month to go, we all need a bit of a push sometimes (and let’s face it, some procrastination). Here is a crash course survival guide to making it out of your...

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