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Edinburgh International Network

Edinburgh International Network -or- Society is the premier community for people who want to experience new activities, share ideas or exchange resources and bringing some fun into their lives and making new friends along the way… Student or entrepreneur and investors are welcome to join our networking groups. It is held at The Library Bar and there is a strong emphasis on learning from the collective expertise in the room so please come willing to share as well as learn. Each event has a section looking at society related news, local initiatives, updates etc and will also have workshops and seminars on topics suggested by members. It’s a great place to meet another like-minded p... »

Freshers Week 2019 parties and events

Freshers Week 2019 parties and events

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 2019

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. ... »

Freshers’ Week Guide 2019

Freshers’ Week Guide 2019

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 creative 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... »

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