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A ‘Welcome Week’ survival guide

Don’t overthink it: ‘Welcome Week’ is full of new faces, new places and new things. It’s easy to mistake this erratic shuffle for the first weeks of term, by which time some social groups have fallen into place and feel more set in stone,...

Remembering Princess Diana: her legacy lives on

The 31 August this year marked 20 years since the British nation united in grief to mourn the death of Princess Diana. A world class humanitarian, ambassador of British fashion and loving mother, the Princess of Wales was a Queen in people’s...

Tips for moving into your new flat

Finding a flat in central Edinburgh can be an incredibly challenging task. A less acknowledged but equally stressful process is moving out of your current accommodation into the shiny, new, and hopefully mice-free flat that you probably spent ages...

Student friendly areas that aren’t Marchmont

Not Marchmont, eh? Are you sure? You could be great, you know. It’s all here in your head. And Marchmont will help you on the way to greatness, there’s no doubt about that. No? Well, if you’re sure… Bruntsfield: It’s like Marchmont but a...

Staying safe in your new flat

Around 30 per cent of students will be a victim of crime at some point during their university experience. One of the most common forms of student-targeted crime is burglary. This is why taking proper safety measures is imperative for students,...

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