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Tequila shots and pricey pints – the cost of a night out in Edinburgh

The start of a new academic year has seen thousands of students descending on Edinburgh’s clubs for the first time in over twelve months.  Despite relief at the restoration of what to many students is a central aspect of uni life, for many the experience of clubbing again has brought with it an unwelcome reminder […]

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Don’t let bureaucracy get you down: another look at the Meadows

Finally, the Edinburgh summer is approaching. The necessity to wear four layers, huddle in groups and tiptoe through the darkness in the Meadows is receding. With summer comes exciting events such as the Meadows festival, Gung Ho! (the largest 5k obstacle course in the world) and, of course, tennis and golf – all hosted in […]

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Ensuring safety in the Meadows is far from a walk in the park

During the month of January, the sun rises just before 9am, and sets just before 4pm, spoiling us with seven hours of daylight. For those with an especially early or a late lecture, this ensures a walk in the dark, possibly through the park. There’s nothing inherently wrong with the dark. There’s nothing wrong with […]