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“If you’re Not living your dream, then why not?”: In conversation with Edinburgh’s mature students.

Jill Harvey will be 36 this year, an age commonly seen as the start of midlife. Yet, Jill is far from ‘crisis.’ In fact, only since entering middle-age has Jill…

Strikes, strikes and more strikes

One of the reasons I chose to write on the strikes this week is that I had a bunch of free time. I wouldn’t think, as a third-year student, that…

The Short Rant: North Bridge

Oh, North Bridge. You really couldn’t be any worse, could you? Your whole identity is very confused. You change your name every 5 minutes: Mayfield Gardens, South Clerk St, St…

Why trust in the police is plummeting

CW: rape, murder, sexual assault Do you trust the police? The answer to that question should be yes. The whole point of having police is to ensure people’s safety. But…

Online Learning: An Absolute Disgrace

Editors note: this article was submitted for publication on or before the 8th September 2021 and reflects information available at that time. It is an absolute disgrace that the majority…

The pain of procrastination: the inevitability of every exam season

It’s that time of year again. Essay deadlines, exam dates and long library sessions. All too often it seems that our focus wavers from our work and onto mindlessly scrolling…

Millennial burnout and the importance of saying no

No. A simple word that inspires so much fear for young adults. There seems to be constant pressure from friends, family, university, and work to do it all: socialise and…

Post Grad Gap Year: recommendations if you just need a break after years of education

For fourth years, the combination of endless deadlines, exams, graduation looming and finding a job often seems too much. Chances are that by this point, you’ve been in education for…