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Something to take the edge off: party drugs in Edinburgh 

The Student conducted a survey about the student experience of the party culture in Edinburgh. The Student found that 52 per cent of the student respondents had personal experience with…

Large majority of Edinburgh residents satisfied with city life

A 2023 study commissioned by the Edinburgh Partnership found that 94% of residents are happy with life in Edinburgh. Around 3,700 residents were interviewed. 74% of residents said that they…

Universities criticised for potentially “very dangerous” collaboration with Iranian University 

Researchers from the UK, the US, and Australia, collaborated with researchers at an Iranian university, which could potentially be “very dangerous” according to experts. The research focused on the use…

“Unsustainable and costly”:  Home Secretary urges Scottish government to house asylum seekers on cruise ship

Home Secretary James Cleverly has urged the Scottish government to take on more asylum seekers and suggested housing them on a cruise ship. In a letter to First Minister Humza…

Ian Murray challenges University’s homelessness record

Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray has asked Principal Peter Mathieson how the University of Edinburgh plans to tackle student homelessness. After communication with the University of Edinburgh Students for Action…

University of Edinburgh admits to hiring external security for Adult Human Female screenings

The University of Edinburgh has admitted to hiring “external security providers” to facilitate the screenings of controversial film Adult Human Female. In a Freedom of Information (FOI) the university revealed…

The art of the solo date

When I moved to Edinburgh three years ago, I languished for a while in the loneliness that comes with living in a new city. Hopeful, wide-eyed, and freshly eighteen, I…

Vote!

This post is in collaboration with Edinburgh University Students Association as part of a paid partnership. Next week, we’ll be electing over 40 students to represent their 49,000 peers at…