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Katharine Cook

An undergraduate Psychology student with a passion for strong coffee and student journalism. Lifestyle editor.
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10 student-friendly Fringe vacancies that are open now

Working at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is a brilliant opportunity for students to make money and experience the world’s largest arts festival. Getting a job at the festival can often…

Highlights from EIFF’s The Young & the Wild Programme

The Young and the Wild is a strand of the Edinburgh Film Festival (EIFF) aimed at young people between the ages of 15 to 25 years old. From the 22nd…

The Student interviews creators of Mouth to Mouth zine

Content warning: eating disorders Mouth to Mouth is a new student led zine about university and eating disorders. The Student got the chance to chat to the founders of the…

Stand Up to Shyness

Stand Up to Shyness is a BBC One documentary starring Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert as he explores his shyness and uses comedy as a tool to help others extinguish their…

The rise of Veganuary, and why you should consider taking part

Many people use the beginning of the year to form new habits: through a healthier diet, becoming more organised, or exercising more regularly. In 2014 Veganuary was launched, capitalising on…

Living with an invisible disability: student experiences

A significant proportion of the population live with invisible conditions or disabilities that have a huge impact on their day to day lives. An invisible disability is one that is…

Scotland needs to remain united in the face of a second referendum

The 18 September 2014 was an important day for Scotland. It was the date of the Scottish Independence referendum and marked the end of long, passionate and hostile campaigns from…

Universities told to ‘commit to free speech’

Jo Johnson MP, the Universities Minister, has announced his intention to protect free speech by punishing universities that ‘no platform’ certain speakers. Johnson’s proposal will be finalised in legislation by…