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Freshers Week 2018 parties and events in Edinburgh

Freshers Week 2018 parties and events in Edinburgh

It’s your first week at University, your dear old parents have dropped you off and you’re giddy about your first week galavanting about Edinburgh City, but you need to know where to spend that week of partying. From superclubs to quirky pubs, the city has a whole host of great Freshers Week events and student nights in Edinburgh that will give you all the more reason to stick around for your studies. Check out our recommendations for nights out in Freshers Week 2018 and visit some of the best student clubs in Edinburgh. It is the traditional way most students in the UK embark on their start onto higher education and getting their independence – I mean a week filled with dri... »

Freshers’ Week Survival Guide 2018

Starting university this autumn? Our tips and advice will help get you through Freshers’ Week, whether you’re excited, nervous, or both! Don’t forget to also check out these handy student apps to make your new life as a student a little easier. Moving in and meeting new people It’s likely you’ll be pretty busy during your first week, so get there a few days early so you have time to unpack and settle into your new digs. Leave your door open while you unpack your stuff – this is a welcoming gesture and people are more likely to stop by and say hello. Get something to use as a doorstop to help with the above – a sign with your name on the door is also good, too. As soon... »

Freshers’ Week Guide 2018

Freshers’ Week Guide 2018

You’ve probably heard all the rumours about Freshers Week being one whole week of drinking, debauchery and staying up way past your bedtime…well that is mostly true. Fresher’s week is a chance to bond with a new friend and to get introduced to the best student nights in Edinburgh, and there are a plethora to get started with. You’ll be frequenting these Edinburgh student clubs a lot over the next few years so we’ve helpfully provided a list of the places that’ll be throwing the best Freshers Week parties in Edinburgh to get your university career started off in style! If that’s not enough check out our Student Club Nights page too! Freshers’ We... »

Creative Networking Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Creative Networking Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Creative networking is one of the most effective ways for a startup founder to find mentors, investors, and even key executive candidates. The prospect of where and how to business network, however, may seem daunting if you are an introvert, or if you have never networked before. There are established protocols for the process of building creative contacts, just like there are for building and maintaining other social relationships. Here are a few important steps to take: Get introductions from your existing contacts: Start with the people you know who can attest to the quality of your work so that they can recommend you to others. Their initial introduction may lead to other contacts that w... »

10 Reasons You Should Join International Society

10 Reasons You Should Join International Society

From Friday Events in Edinburgh to Creative Weekends, the Edinburgh International Society has a group for everyone. And if we don’t, well… we can help you create one! Joining a group or society is one of the first things you hear about when you arrive at university. With friends talking about what taster they are going to do or socials they are planning to attend, choosing a group can be a daunting task! So, the International Events Team are here to help with 10 reasons you should choose at least one group to join, even if you’re not sure. 1. Meet new people and make friends for life Clubs and Societies have a lot of members which means you’re bound to hit it off with at least a ... »