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Principal’s Post - Edinburgh is the happiest city in the UK

Britain's happiest city - Edinburgh!

A recent UK-wide study by Cadbury's has revealed that Edinburgh tops the table of Britain’s happiest cities. This shouldn’t be a surprise, as several other surveys in the past have named Edinburgh as one of the most desirable places in the UK to live. Its parks and green spaces, numerous festivals and events and its really friendly people all contribute to the city’s liveability status. So it’s no wonder Edinburgh is a happy place to be.  The survey also revealed that generally men are happier than women.

News from the school

ECS Scotland has become a TOLES examination centre.  TOLES or ‘Test of Legal Skills’ is an examination designed specifically for those working or wanting to work in an international law environment. The advantage of the TOLES examination is the focus on the practical skills required for understanding and taking part in international negotiations.  There are 3 levels of the TOLES examination: Foundation, Higher and Advanced depending on your current level of English.  We will be offering specific preparation courses for clients who wish to be fully prepared for the examination.

Words in the News 

This week the football world in Britain has many dramatic stories, but for Edinburgh the words ‘bankruptcy’, ‘creditor’ and ‘appeal’ are the most dramatic.

This reflects the precarious position of the local Edinburgh team Hearts (Heart of Midlothian) after the collapse of the financial empire of its Lithuanian major shareholder, Vladimir Romanov. For how much longer will Edinburgh have two local football teams? 

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Edinburgh has been named Britain's happiest city by a Cadbury's study.

The Dean Village, a beautifully hidden corner only 5 minutes walk from the centre of town.

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