Eilidh French

Edinburgh News Editor of The Tab

Eilidh French
Edinburgh University


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The best and cheapest places to go from Edinburgh during ILW

For those in need of escapism

Clubbers of the Week

Exams may be looming but the fun never ends

How to make bouncers love you

You’re certainly at your best when you’re off your tits

Don’t blame Edinburgh’s students for its low working class intake

We aren’t giving off an ‘image’ all we want is a degree

Edinburgh University is one of the worst in the country for admitting working class students

Only 18.7 per cent of all students come from a working class background

The A-Z of Edinburgh Uni

Everything that really matters

We asked Edi students about their neighbours from hell

Let’s face it, we’d all be rich if we had a pound per complaint

We spoke to this year’s Varsity team about Sea Bass, Harry Styles and Rom-Coms

The truth and nothing but the truth

EUSA are taking action on the Mormons

Could this be the end of your George Square Mormon encounters?

There’s an Edinburgh student running for Scottish Parliament

In the middle of exams

Edinburgh sort your apocalyptic weather out

Even for Scotland, snow in May is a bit much

Edinburgh student creates grade calculator app

It may be crunch time but at least you’ll know if you’re failing

Whiskey tasters wanted for a trial in Edinburgh

Fancy a wee dram?

Edinburgh University to spy on activists’ social media following People and Planet protests

It’s all becoming a bit too George Orwell

Napier students unworried by terror threat found on toilet door

It’s nae bother

Edinburgh University to keep tabs on the whereabouts of its staff

They have to report in if they’re not in university buildings or the library

Edinburgh University has offered space for pupils affected by school closures

Seventeen schools have been closed in Edinburgh due to building flaws

Entry requirements to be dropped for poorer Scottish students

A proposal has been introduced in Holyrood to drop entry grades for less privileged students

Look at all the weird stuff we found at the Edinburgh Christmas market

Some novel gift ideas

Team of the Week: Gymnastics

Taking on the world, one tumble at a time

Team of the Week: Badminton

Meet the shuttlecock smashers

Everything you have to worry about in Pollock this year

Beware of the squirrels

Team of the Week: American Football

Bro Montana

Central or King’s: Which is better?

Clash of the titans