Strikes and solidarity: where are my alternative study spaces?

October 2019 saw the UCU (University and Colleges Union), conducting ballots in favour of strike action and action short of a strike such as boycotts, regarding pay and working conditions as well as pension schemes (Edinburgh University). Edinburgh University staff voted 83 percent in favour of strike action, and 91 percent in favour of short of strike action. […]

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Edinburgh’s cosiest coffee shops

As the exam period approaches, stress levels are rising and temperatures are dropping. There’s not much to do apart from knuckle down and start studying, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done in a warm and cosy environment. Here are four of Edinburgh’s best hideaways to hunker down in and get to work. Lovecrumbs […]