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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 ... »

Are you letting the machines take over your life? Find out what to do

Are you letting the machines take over your life? Find out what to do

Many of you will be seen (or perhaps heard) the famous Einstein quote on technology. As the genius’s prediction has proven to be fairly accurate thus far, it may appear all doom and gloom for the future of socialising in Edinburgh. But is there hope? Hmmm…maybe! The irony is that you probably saw that very quote it on your Facebook timeline, whilst browsing on your mobile phone, ignoring your frie... »

Friday Social Events

Friday Social Events

As well as studying hard for your degree, having a social life is a very important part of university life and over my three years of being a student, I can definitely vouch for that. Societies are a big part of university life no matter which university you attend and I would definitely recommend getting involved in at least one! Join societies to make friends, take part a particular activity, de... »

How to travel and meet local people – best tips

How to travel and meet local people – best tips

Please be a traveller, not a tourist.” said Andrew Zimmern. “Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.” I love to meet local people when I travel. In fact, Zimmern’s mantra is something I’d lived by even before I had read his quote. Becoming acquainted with locals and finding real experiences th... »