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Edinburgh Fresher's Week 2021

Welcome to Edinburgh! The capital of Scotland will be your home from home for the next few years, and what a great place to live. Edinburgh is positively brimming with some of the finest nightlife in Scotland, whilst the university, the sixth oldest in the English speaking world, is one of the most respected institutions for higher education in the UK - Charles Darwin, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Robert Louis Stevenson make up just a few of its alumni.

Sneaky Pete's, The Liquid Room, and La Belle Angele always host great club nights and live gigs, with the occasional mammoth festival taking place at the Royal Highland Centre. Keep and eye on Colours and Nightvision for some of the biggest rave ups in the city.

After Freshers' Week has passed, you might want to check out our comprehensive guide to What's On In Edinburgh for all the latest listings in clubbing, comedy, gigs and more. You can also check out our guide to Edinburgh here.



Edinburgh is a bustling capital city boasting a rich heritage, with stunning architecture and an exciting cultural scene. A treasured and intrinsic part of the UK’s identity, it’s best known for its festivals, including the world famous Fringe Festival, the International Film Festival an…

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