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Open letter to the University: an interview

“Dissatisfied.” “Tired.” “Need Consistency.” These are all comments written on a University of Edinburgh Student Experience padlet wall created by Camilla, an MSc student. She arranged and co-wrote a recent open letter regarding the COVID-19 pandemic addressed to the University of Edinburgh.  A few weeks before, she had posted in a postgraduate Facebook group about […]

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We cannot go on like this: Edinburgh’s student accommodation crisis

Student accommodation is in crisis. Both nationally and in Edinburgh, we are paying too much for too little. Freshers at Reading this year were forced to live in hotels, due to a shortage of affordable accommodation. Students at UCL were living in what was described as a ‘building site’, infested with rats. The NUS estimate […]