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Why you should go on international exchange, regardless of economic background

Travel is good for the mind, body, and soul. And thanks to the government’s Turing Scheme, it no longer has to be a luxury reserved for the wealthiest. I am…

Investigation finds challenges faced by students in year abroad applications

An investigation conducted by The Student has found that students at the University of Edinburgh have had a variety of issues when applying for their year abroad. The University of…

Girl math is missing my £51* an hour lecture for €3 beers in Marseille

The week before last my lecturers announced they would be striking once again. These strikes would cancel only the second week of lectures and first week of tutorials. With nothing…

50 Years Since Chile’s Military Coup: Reflection, Remembrance and Reckoning With the Past

Fifty years ago, on September 11, 1973, Chile underwent a radical transformation that forever altered its history. For those unfamiliar with this pivotal event, let’s journey back in time. Chile…

I Experienced Two Campus Shootings in Nearly Two Weeks at my American University

Content warning: This article includes subjects matter readers may find disturbing and upsetting including gun use, child endangerment and school shootings. Alice Jenkins is an exchange student from the University…

University of Edinburgh cuts funding for non-mandatory year-abroad exchanges

From the 2023/2024 academic year, University of Edinburgh students undertaking a non-compulsory year abroad exchange will no longer receive financial support from the university. In May of 2023, the University…

Taking A Year Abroad – From Possibility To Privilege

The Erasmus+ programme has provided hundreds of thousands of European students with the opportunity to study abroad since 1987. But is this opportunity going to soon cease to exist for…

The French bureaucratic nightmare: Death By 1000 (Paper)cuts

About a month ago, I was lucky enough to escape drizzly England to the land of baguettes and croissants, otherwise known as France. For this year, I will be living…