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Olivia Latimer

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“I got called ‘exotic’ for being from Liverpool”: Edinburgh’s Classism Problem

The University of Edinburgh has been declared the fourth most elitist university in the United Kingdom and has one of the largest privately educated student populations, with almost 40 per…

“I was sofa-surfing for three months”: Edinburgh’s Student Rental Crisis

We are all painfully aware of the national cost of living crisis that is striking different demographics across the country. Students have been hit particularly hard, as they are facing…

The Heteronormative Pressures On Today’s Young Women

The median age to graduate university in the UK is 22 years old, which for our grandparents’s generation was the average age for a woman to have her first child.…

Internships, internships, internships…

The start of the new year and new semester is not only the time for new beginnings and novel life plans, but it is also internship application season. The careers…

Rishi’s Plans to Reform Raunchy Sex Education Lessons

Rishi Sunak plans to launch a review of the British sex education system following reports of ‘inappropriate’ sex education lessons in schools, described by one Conservative MP as: “age inappropriate,…

The Disillusionment of Today’s Graduates

It has been almost three years since Boris Johnson announced the COVID-19 lockdown and all our lives changed drastically. Three years is not only a significant chunk of time but…

Taking A Year Abroad – From Possibility To Privilege

The Erasmus+ programme has provided hundreds of thousands of European students with the opportunity to study abroad since 1987. But is this opportunity going to soon cease to exist for…