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Tuesday, January 27th, 2009
12:43 am
[fleurione]
Rock & Punk this weekend
Edg&r have two events for you this week..

Thursday 29th is a combined rock night with Untapped Talent as part of the Student Festival, with two bands - Celador and Omission - along with an Open Mic session and DJ sets into the small hours of the morning.

Teviot Underground. 21:00 - 01:30. £3 entry (£2 if you're in either society)


Friday 30th is a punk night with The Murderburgers (pop punk from Glasgow) and The Hostiles (ska from Ayr) supporting Edinburgh's classic punk band, Sad Society.

Bannerman's Bar. 21:00 - 00:00. £4 entry (£3 for Edgar and Glam members) and all profit going to help Shelter Scotland.


Also looming on the horizon is Cyberia on 20th February... for more info check out cyberia_v2.

Hope to see you this weekend!!

Current Mood: excited
Friday, November 28th, 2008
2:36 am
[fleurione]
The triumphant return of cyberia!
Grab your glowsticks, as it's time to welcome back Cyberia - this Friday, Teviot Underground.

Not only will there be a range of EBM, industrial, synthpop, and darkwave etc with old and guest DJs, but free sweets for everyone and glowsticks for the first 100!

Friday 28th November 10pm-3am
Teviot Underground, Edinburgh
£5 (£4 edgar) half price before 11!


flyer beneath cutCollapse )
Monday, August 27th, 2007
1:34 pm
[tarocake]
student jobs
I was wondering, how difficult would it be to find a job on campus? I know that the campus is moving this fall so things might differ somewhat. For example, does the library or post office hire students? Where might I go about finding postings?

(somewhat x-posted)
Sunday, June 3rd, 2007
2:20 pm
[playswithstars]

I hope this is okay to post here.  Feel free to delete if it's not okay.  I already tried posting for advice at nor_am_uk_ac but since this community is soley dedicated to one of the schools I was interested in I figured I would be able to find out more.  I want to study abroad before I finish college and the Queen Margaret University College is one of my choices.  So my questions.

1. I'm an early childhood/elementary education major.  How's the education department there?
2.  What's transportation like?  Is it easy to get around with?
3.  The town that the University is located in is it big or small?  
4.  What's the school size like?  I'd perfer to study abroad at a smaller school
5. What's the student life/night life like?
6.  Are the dorm rooms nice?  Which hall would you say had the best ones? 

Thanks to anybody who can help provide me with some additonal insight into the school.  

x-posted to another UK college's community

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006
12:12 pm
[x_jump]
Hi, Can u leave a few photos from QMUC, this summer we were there and it would be desirable to look as there all has changed.
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006
6:07 pm
[tallycola]
Tuesday, July 25th, 2006
11:15 pm
[the_prop_tart]
MBA
Hey. has anyone done the MBA program at QMUC? I'm starting in the fall and am curious about what I'm in for. I'm doing cultural management but am happy for information on any of the programs.
thanks!
Sunday, July 9th, 2006
1:25 am
[tarocake]
Hi, I'm applying as an International student at QMUC this fall. I'm curious about a couple of questions related to accomodation, to which I hope current/past students can really help me with.

I plan to stay in the post graduate student accomodations, and I'm given the choice of Grainger Stewart Halls, or Waverley Halls/Houses. Besides the minor details they give us (suit style, etc), I was wondering about the location itself. I plan to study Physiotherapy and I was wondering if anyone here knows which one is closer to the buildings where classes might be held? I understand this kind of question might be too detailed, but I'm not a morning person and I have trouble getting up sometimes...

Second, I planned to self cater and I was wondering how convenient grocery stores are to campus and/or residences.

Any kind of help is largely appreciated!

(One last question irrelevant to accomodations; I've read something about QMUC deciding to switch from college to university. What's the latest news concerning that topic, and can anyone provide me with any links? Thank you very much!)
Monday, June 12th, 2006
4:43 pm
[the_prop_tart]
international students
Hey everyone. I'm going to be starting at QMUC in September as an international post-grad student from Canada. Any other international students out there? Any previous international students with advice to pass on?
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006
11:27 am
[rabhairt]
Something to do this August?
I do not/did not go to QMUC but i had a lot of actors friends that did, so maybe one of you will be interested...

Casting Call:

Frantic Redhead Productions is looking for a few good men!!
We need young men between the ages of 18-24 who are EDINBURGH RESIDENTS and
available for rehearsals/performances between July 31st and August 26th.
There are several roles available in all of Frantic Redheads 2006 productions
which include
MACBETH, THE MERMAID & THE HARE, GREYFRIAR'S BOBBY and a new production:
SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE THREE STUDENTS.
For some idea of how these outdoor productions work please visit our website at:
www.franticredhead.com

Send CV, photos and contact information to:
ginger@franticredhead.com

Thanks so much!!

x-posted...
Tuesday, March 14th, 2006
9:35 pm
[tallycola]
TWO ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR RENT students preferred, off Leith Walk

240 pcm and 190 pcm respectivelyCollapse )

Cross posted to student communities.
Thursday, February 23rd, 2006
2:28 pm
[ciaranity]
Questionnaire
If you use an Intranet (at Uni or work...or somewhere else...) then please complete my quick questionnaire.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=178781807427

Please feel free to forward the link onto other people who may wish to take part.

Current Mood: amused
Friday, January 6th, 2006
2:05 pm
[moodyjock]
meh, webmail.
Has anyone else been having trouble accessing webmail over the last week or so?

At first it wasn't loading, but now i't telling my my username/password are wrong!

Deep down I know all of the emails will be about car parking and societies that i'll never join, but there's always that niggling suspicion that i'm missing something important!

Wondering if it's just me or if it's everybody..

Current Mood: annoyed
Saturday, October 15th, 2005
3:15 pm
[tallycola]
Single Room to Let 240 pcm (Includes all bills!)Collapse )
X-posted to all the student comms.
Tuesday, October 4th, 2005
9:07 pm
[kyrie3k]
Another newbie
Hi all,

Thanks to this new "Schools" feature on lj, I found this community. Woo, I'm so impressed that there was one. Anyway I'm a B.Sc.(Hons) in Applied Human Nutrition and graduated in 1998. On checking the QMUC website it looks like quite a few of the lecturers I had have either retired or left. It's good to see that Isobel Davidson and Mike Clapham are still around though, they were probably my favourites.

I lived in Stevenson Hall, House 2 for the first year. Sadly I am terrible at keeping in contact with people so I don't really know how anyone I lived with or how anyone that was on my course (or Dietetics) is doing now. I felt all lucky when I was living in the halls, when we came back from Christmas they'd redecorated and got rid of the hideous orange or purple curtains. The 2nd year onwards I lived near Tollcross and then afterwards on Gorgie Road

I spent way too much time at the bar - Fresher's Week was a blur, on the 85 or 86 Lowland Green bus and wonder how I managed to have so much fun with the small amount of money I had. Piling up the cheap drinks at Shark on a Wednesday night kept me entertained. I miss Edinburgh very much. :(

Current Mood: surprised
Saturday, July 9th, 2005
1:26 pm
[matt1969]
hello from a newbie
Hello all, wowed to find a community for Queen Margaret's!

I'm one of those former students, or alumni if you want to get technical *g* I graduated in 98 with a BA in Communication Studies. I lived in Guthrie Wright for my first year and then lived down at the 'Brae for the remaining three years. I understand now that Craigmount Brae no longer has low-rent housing for students? I went to the Union on a Wednesday night (thank goodness the way home was downhill), was on the student council and spent a lot of time between the IT centre and the library. Only had 12 hours a week of classes. Quite staggering really!

Anyway, I hope to see this community thrive :)

Cheers!
Friday, May 13th, 2005
11:14 am
[nickys]
There's a new community at edin_postgrads if anyone's interested.
Thursday, April 21st, 2005
10:26 am
[ciaranity]
Ha Ha @
47. Abertay
53. Stirling
58. Napier
60. Paisley
64. Strathclyde (real shocker!)
72. Dundee (even bigger shocker!)
91. Glasgow Cal
99. RGU

With Good 'Ol QM at 45th.

Current Mood: awake
Monday, April 11th, 2005
6:01 pm
[nickys]
Is anybody likely to be on campus this term?
If so, should we try to arrange to meet up at some point?
Saturday, March 19th, 2005
11:47 am
[nickys]
So, what do people think about the relocation plan?

Personally I think the Corstorphine campus is a hideous blocky monstrosity which can only be improved by bulldozers, but it's a terrible shame to be losing the Leith Campus (and what's happening to Gateway?).


How accessible is the new campus site? Will students be able to get into town at weekends and evenings past 11pm?
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