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Taking A Year Abroad – From Possibility To Privilege

The Erasmus+ programme has provided hundreds of thousands of European students with the opportunity to study abroad since 1987. But is this opportunity going to soon cease to exist for…

Erasmus+, worth all the fuss?

The surprise withdrawal of the UK from the Erasmus+ international exchange programme was one of the most unlikely and disappointing revelations of the post-Brexit trade deal. In an attempt to…

The Student takes on Turing: Erasmus’ new lukewarm successor

Obscured by all things pandemic, Boris Johnson’s “new dawn for Britain” and “oven-ready deal” were always bound to pass with less public attention than Brexiteers would have liked. What did…

Quitting Erasmus has made Scottish independence more likely

A survey conducted by The Student at the University of Edinburgh has found that 75% of students were more likely to vote for the Scottish National Party (SNP) in May’s…

EXPLAINED: Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the EU

Despite repeatedly warning of the extreme likelihood of a no-deal Brexit, Boris Johnson signed a trade agreement with the EU on 24 December. But what exactly does the agreement mean…

UK opts out of Erasmus Programme

The prime minister, Boris Johnson, has today announced that the United Kingdom has come to an agreement with the European Union over a post-Brexit trade deal after 11 months of…

FACT-CHECK: What does a no-deal Brexit mean for University of Edinburgh students?

With negotiators apparently making no progress with regards to the United Kingdom’s (UK) future trade relationship with the European Union (EU), Boris Johnson and EU leaders are warning that a…

Heimweh and Hamsterkäufe: Stranded on Purpose

Lockdown day (?) in Leipzig; a self-isolation shopping list: Things in jars (misc.), soup, yoghurt, cereal, veggies (whatever is left), some kind of non-dairy milk product…whisky? That’s expensive; I’m an…