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Christmas on a budget
It may be the season to be jolly but Christmas on a student budget can be a very stressful time. You might have just finished your last exam for the semester and are now making Christmas plans with only a couple of weeks to go. We’ve brought you some helpful…
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What's on - December
Edinburgh never fails to disappoint at Christmas and this year is no exception. With a variety of magical events on offer, we have taken the time to cherry-pick some of the most festive to help you and your friends get into the Christmas spirit! Christmas Market Did you know Edinburgh’s…
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Stay warm this winter
With the cold winter nights closing in it can be tempting to throw on a couple of extra layers and hide underneath a blanket to avoid those costly central heating bills. While extra layers is a sound strategy, there are plenty of other cost effective tricks at your disposal. Here…
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What's on November 2017
So you’ve seen the bonfire night fireworks but now you’re looking to get out of the cold and experience something a little different. As always, Edinburgh provides plenty of events to choose from and below are three that we think might be for you this November. Trainspotting Experience the theatre…
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Reduce the risk of fire this October
We can all agree the weather is getting colder so it can be tempting to give that big night out a miss. Instead, you might decide to cook a homemade dinner, bring out the electric blanket, light a few candles and stick on a film. Sounds like a great night…
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What's on in Edinburgh - October
Take a well-deserved break from your studies and check out some of the eclectic events on offer in Edinburgh this October. Edinburgh Oktoberfest Bavarian culture takes over Princes Street Gardens this October with the annual Edinburgh Oktoberfest. From Wednesday 11th to Sunday 15th October, visitors will receive the full, world-renowned Oktoberfest…
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Private Residential Tenancy – what does this mean for tenants?
On 1st December 2017, the Scottish Government will launch a new type of tenancy called the Private Residential Tenancy (PRT). The purpose of this new tenancy scheme is to improve security for you as a tenant whilst also providing safeguards for the landlord. Existing tenancies will not be affected, but once…
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What's on - September
Don’t worry, the festival madness that hit the city in August might be over, but there are plenty of events to keep you entertained throughout September. Free open-air art exhibition in the Grassmarket This month-long exhibition features historic images of the Old Town with a psychedelic twist. There will be…
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Prepare for the year ahead
Excited to go back to university, leave your summer job and catch up with friends you haven’t seen in months? You might spend the whole summer looking forward to getting back to university, but it can be difficult getting back into your term-time routine after a summer of no course…
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August festivals
[ultimate_spacer height="10"]August is without a doubt the best month to live in Edinburgh. With so many festivals and events taking place, there’s always something to do and see. For those of you who want a break from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, we’ve picked out our top pick of other festivals…