Viola Baker

Viola Baker
Edinburgh University


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The Queen’s coffin has made its way from Holyrood Palace to St. Giles Cathedral

King Charles and his siblings took part in the procession which made its way down The Royal Mile

Here are the 36 most annoying things about your best friend’s boyfriend

32. He thinks he knows everything about politics and won’t talk about anything else

Interview: Nayna Florence on her time at Edinburgh University and what’s next after graduation

From almost dropping out to having the best year of her life

A look inside the ‘reclaimed’ Gordon Aikman Lecture Theatre

From an ‘anti-people-being-dicks’ team to Super Smash Bros on the Switch, here’s what’s going on inside the occupation

A memorial protest for Sarah Everard is being held at Scottish Parliament tonight at 6pm

The protest marks one year since Sarah Everard’s death

Edi Uni has suspended all programmes in Russia, with students told to leave immediately

This comes after Russia launches its invasion on Ukraine

Edinburgh University Challenge team member speaks out after Twitter backlash

‘We all found it rather funny to be honest’

We asked lecturers what their biggest pet peeves about students are

‘Emailing at midnight on a Saturday’

Quiz: Design your dream uni room and we’ll tell you what your type is

Fairy lights equals fuckboys

Quiz: Can you accurately guess the rent of these student houses?

Let’s see if you’ll be joining The Oppenheim Group anytime soon

‘Molly-Mae Tory scum’ has been painted on a Sainsbury’s in Manchester

That’s certainly one way to spend your 24 hours

A definitive ranking of the worst SpongeBob characters from bad to downright evil

I’m sorry but Patrick is pure, star-shaped evil

Quiz: Which of the Harry Potter boys would you match with on Tinder?

Sadly, we can’t all get Draco

These are the literal mansions you can get outside London for less than £800 a month

For £375 you can get a room in an eight bed house in Sheffield

Quiz: Plan a day at private school and we’ll tell you which uni you belong at

If you get Manchester, you wasted your parents’ fees

Influencers need to step up and start actually using their platform for good

Instead of making empty apologies, influencers like Molly-Mae and Elle Darby need to put their words into action

Meet Julia Fox: Milan-born actress and Kanye West’s new love interest

She’s a self-proclaimed ‘die-hard’ fan of the Kardashians

An Edi student has been punched in the face in a racist attack on Princes Street

The fourth year student was attacked by a group of teenagers last Friday night

Four Edi students left homeless after a pipe burst in the Airbnb they were renting

The international students have been struggling to find a flat

The Scottish Government is giving £20 million to students struggling over the summer

This takes takes the total financial support given to students to more than £96 million

We asked waiting staff who the worst people in pub gardens are right now

For goodness sake stop COMPLAINING ABOUT THE COLD

Edi student paying £4,600 for two hours of teaching a week after cancelled year abroad

The uni failed to provide the student with a quality course as an alternative to her year abroad

Return of Scottish students after Christmas ‘could be staggered’ says Education Secretary

The Scottish government said they’re ‘learning lessons’ from September