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Google maps falsely lists A&E departments in Edinburgh hospitals

According to research by The Student, Google search results for terms related to A&E services are providing inaccurate results in parts of Edinburgh. For example, using the search term “A&E”, from some parts of Edinburgh suggests to users that the Western General Hospital is the nearest hospital to them with an A&E ward. In fact, […]

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The British Bake Off Burgess

Last month, fourth year student Peter Sawkins was made an Honorary Burgess of the City of Edinburgh. Lord Provost Frank Ross mentioned Peter being both the youngest and the first Scottish winner in the show’s history. He won the 2020 season of The Great British Bake Off and now has returned to studying (and baking) […]

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Meet the student organisation taking down the barriers to a truly multicultural Edinburgh

Imagine for a moment that you have just arrived at university, but you don’t speak the language; everything from the money to the plug sockets is odd, and home is thousands of miles away. This is the reality for many international students who make up about half of the University of Edinburgh’s student population. They […]