Thousands of Bees Invade Heriot-Watt University Library

In some surprising and potentially alarming news for students – a huge colony of around 5,000 bees were found in a wall cavity at the Library of Heriot-Watt University. The surprising discovery was made a few days ago. Those who don’t like bees will be pleased to hear that they were moved away from the campus upon discovery. When threatened, bees have been known to … Continue reading Thousands of Bees Invade Heriot-Watt University Library

Details on Strikes at Scottish Universities

Many Scottish Universities will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The University of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, St. Andrews, Stirling and Strathclyde are all among those to strike. Five of these seven will begin striking on February 22. The news of the strike has led to concern for students, who will be affected by the ramifications of a … Continue reading Details on Strikes at Scottish Universities

‘Severe’ Accommodation Shortage at Scottish Universities

Students across Scotland are facing an on-campus accommodation shortage, Member of Scottish Parliament Mark Ruskell has suggested. Green Party representative Ruskell suggested the current state of on-campus accommodation in Scotland was a ‘clear problem’. This has been documented in the past, with Stirling University witnessing 180 first year students not having accommodation. Ruskell has called upon the Scottish Government to address the issue. Read on … Continue reading ‘Severe’ Accommodation Shortage at Scottish Universities

So How Much Did Heriot-Watt Uni Students Spend on Library Fines?

Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at University’s across the United Kingdom at library’s. Part of our ongoing study focused on Heriot-Watt University, where it was revealed students spent £8,000 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is well below the average figure witnessed at UK institutions. Putting this figure into perspective – with around 10,000 students at … Continue reading So How Much Did Heriot-Watt Uni Students Spend on Library Fines?

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UniEel is always on the look-out for writers to join our team! If you are a student at one of our seventy institutions – then there isn’t anything stopping you! We don’t require you to have experience, really don’t mind if your grammar isn’t perfect, and in general, we think anyone can make a contribution to our site!   You can be the voice of … Continue reading Your University Community Needs You!