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“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…

In Memory of the High Street

One of the most recognizable parts of Edinburgh, the High Street, has seen better days. I remember the first time I walked up the cobblestoned street all the way from…

In Conversation With the Winners of the 2023 Women in Innovation Awards

On Wednesday, 8 March, Innovate UK announced the winners of its annual ‘Women in Innovation’ award.  Now in its sixth year, the initiative recognises outstanding contributions made by leading female…

Scottish Independence for Dummies (and Americans)

Scottish independence is like marmite: you either love it or you hate it. For decades, Scottish people and their politicians have rallied around the call for autonomous statehood. But in…

Transport Policy in Westminster is Failing English Students: Both Ecologically and Economically

Amid the crushing pressure of the cost of living crisis, most students are inclined to choose the cheapest route home, regardless of its toll on the climate. Even in a…

The Borgen Project – Towards a Humanitarian Approach to Global Challenges

Poverty reduction and increased human security are the overarching objectives of most international efforts, notably Peacekeeping operations and Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration (DDR) programmes. Recently, the intent of these programmes has…

Lighting up Leith Links

Despite Leith’s improving reputation, its Links appear to be holding the area back in terms of matching the safety of other parts of Edinburgh. Although there is widespread concern over…

Who Stands to Gain From Jeremy Hunt’s New Budget?

Jeremy Hunt has released a new budget with a focus on getting the ‘economically inactive’ back to work to help the country’s economy. One of the outcomes of his budget…