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Vaccine passports approved for use in Scotland

The Scottish parliament has voted to introduce a requirement for people to show evidence of double vaccination when entering crowded venues, including nightclubs. The law will come into force from…

The societies that welcomed me

Will I make friends? Will I find where I fit in? Will I be lonely? These are all questions that run through Freshers’ minds in the months leading up to…

Welcome Week: A way to kick start a year of Liberation

The Edinburgh University Student Association launches its annual Welcome Week on the 9th of September as a way to embrace new students of all backgrounds. Once again, the campus will…

The new year means new opportunities for Edinburgh students

This week nearly 7000 new students will arrive in Edinburgh to begin their degree at one of Britain’s oldest universities. In doing so, they will be following in the footsteps…

Start of term interview with university Rector, Ann Henderson

Ann Henderson was elected Rector of the University of Edinburgh at the end of February, having graduated from here back in 1978. We got a chance to sit down with…

The Student’s go-to guide to Edinburgh University’s ‘Welcome Week’

After sorting your accommodation and making the all-important Ikea trip, ‘Welcome Week’ is likely to be the first thing on every new students’ mind. At The University of Edinburgh there…

How to cut costs during ‘Welcome Week’

Welcome week can be brutal on your bank account, and it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the spending opportunities thrown at you. Here are a few quick tips on…

A ‘Welcome Week’ survival guide

Don’t overthink it: ‘Welcome Week’ is full of new faces, new places and new things. It’s easy to mistake this erratic shuffle for the first weeks of term, by which…