Speaking Out: Why we need to talk about mental health

In a study done of students in 2015, 8 in 10 students responded as saying they had experienced mental health issues in the course of a year of study—and more than half of those did not seek help. Why don’t we want to talk about mental health? Why is mental health treated as different from physical … Read more

Interesting in volunteering?

Edinburgh Nightline needs you! Can you listen, but not judge? Can you give information, but not advice? Can you spare a few nights every term to support your fellow students? It’s that time of the year again and we’re looking for new volunteers. Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community and to … Read more

As Nightline Awareness Week 2015 comes to a close…

Let’s take a look back on this past week. We’ve had flashmobs and stalls, photo contests and feelings boards with good ol’ Nigel Thin, and even some stress-busting yoga. This week has been all about getting our name out there in fun and interesting ways. But let’s remember what Nightline is here to do for you. … Read more

Awareness Week 2015: the week so far

Hello, Edinburgh! We’re halfway through Nightline Awareness Week 2015—let’s take a look at what’s been going on so far, and what’s still to come. On Monday, the Edinburgh University Modern Dance Society put on an incredible flashmob to Call Me Maybe outside the University of Edinburgh Central Library. If you missed it, check out the video here. … Read more

Shop and Support—It’s That Simple!

Ever wished you could make your money go further when you’re shopping online for things like groceries or books for university? Now you can. With easyfundraising, almost every time you shop online you can donate a small amount of money to a charity—like us, Edinburgh Nightline! It’s at no extra cost to you, the cost is entirely covered … Read more

Edinburgh Nightline — What you need to know

Be you a student new or returning, you might have a few questions. What is Nightline? And what can they do for me? Here’s what you need to know: Nightline is an anonymous and confidential service that provides both support and information. Nightline is run by students, for students. Our lines are open 8pm to 8am, every night of term. That … Read more

September is upon us…

The smell of fresh ringbinders is in the air and I can hear whisperings of tutorial sign-ups on the breeze. It can mean only one thing—September is here, and the new academic year is about to begin. Welcome back to the returning students coming into their next year of study at Edinburgh—be you Uni of, … Read more

Festive Period!

Hello all, Nigel here! I hope you’ve had a good bit of R&R over the break, I know I have! I am looking forward to starting this next term. The January term can always be a difficult one, with the gloomy weather, exam results and the beginning of work after a break, but please remember … Read more

Awareness Week

Nigel has been super busy this AW! He’s been out and about at QMU bakesale! He’s also been around Edinburgh University campus, even meeting the local police! Nigel will be about Edinburgh University campus this week running a photo competition!Get your photo taken with Nigel, like our facebook page and the picture with the most … Read more