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So…when can we turn the heating on?

Even though March feels just about in our grasp and it’s almost time to add spring into our step, our living rooms, bedrooms, and everything in between are still freezing…

Napier, Edinburgh College Students’ Association provide students free breakfasts amid cost-of-living crisis

Edinburgh Napier University and Edinburgh College Students’ Association (ECSA) have both launched free breakfast programmes for their students amid the cost-of-living crisis. Napier’s programme, which became effective from 17 October,…

University lecturers, other teaching staff to strike on 24, 25, and 30 November

Members of the University and College Union (UCU), which includes lecturers and other teaching staff at the University of Edinburgh, are set to strike on 24, 25, and 30 November.…

Firefighters take ongoing pay dispute to Holyrood

On Thursday 27 October, hundreds of firefighters protested outside of Holyrood in response to a proposal for a five per cent pay rise. After being balloted for this pay rise,…

Students cut back on socialising due to cost-of-living crisis

Over three-quarters of students are cutting back on socialising due to the cost-of-living crisis. Other categories that students are cutting back on include clothing and food. 77 per cent of…

Financial Politics at University

“I’m broke“. A phrase that is thrown around our university campus, often accompanied with a smile, a laugh, or grimace… But does ‘broke’ really mean the same to everyone? For…

Tenants in all Scottish uni-owned halls granted rent freeze, but no guarantee for private halls

Tenants’ rights minister Patrick Harvie has said in parliament that tenants in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) will receive the “same level of protection” from the recently announced rent freeze and…