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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…

Rookie Guide for Finding Your Future Flatmates

Passive-aggressive post-its, dishes sitting in the sink for a week, taking long showers at 3am, living room/kitchen anxiety, somebody’s boyfriend has finished the last of your posh cheese, unnecessarily loud…

NO VACANCY: The Student finds that none of Edinburgh’s over 7,000 rooms in private halls are free

Research by The Student has found that as of Saturday afternoon, none of the more than 7,000 rooms in Edinburgh’s private student halls buildings were available. The next date for…

Moving into rented accommodation is more stressful than it should be

Anyone who has moved out of university accommodation and into a private rented flat will recognise the overwhelming stress felt around March time. When everyone you know has somehow managed…

Should letting agencies in Edinburgh be treating student tenants better?

“In our first flat, we didn’t have a dining table, so we were eating on the floor, sometimes seeing the odd mouse running past us”, Sam remembers. Their flatmate Alex…

How to avoid destroying your new flat dynamic

It’s the time of year again where Edinburgh regains what some regard to be the noisiest and most annoying proportion of the population. No, not the Fringe – I’m of…