MSc by Research in Biomedical Sciences: My First Experiences…

…by Rory / from Scotland / MScR Biomedical Sciences / 1st Year Thinking about applying to the MScR Biomedical Sciences course? Or been accepted and wondering what to expect?  I am going to tell you a little bit about a few of my first experiences and some things I wish I had known before starting … More MSc by Research in Biomedical Sciences: My First Experiences…

International Student Tours – a must…

…by Madalena / from Portugal / studying PhD Evolutionary and Developmental Biology / 2nd Year Since the beginning of the new semester I have decided to join two different tours around Scotland from two different organizations, both for international students. First in January I went to St. Andrews with the International and Exchange Student Society … More International Student Tours – a must…

First ever distance learning student in MSc One Health from Bangladesh…

…by Monjurul / from Bangladesh / studying MSc One Health / 1st Year There is no boundary and limit to learning, we can learn all the time/anytime. Learning could be accomplished through watching, listening or just travelling. The medium of learning could vary largely. Being a citizen of a developing country, my understanding was education … More First ever distance learning student in MSc One Health from Bangladesh…

Uncertainty…

…by Theoklitos / from Greece / studying PhD Precision Medicine / 3rd Year If someone asked me years from now, this is the one word I would use to describe what living life in early 2020 was like. It is of course entirely unnecessary to describe in detail the current situation, as countless words have … More Uncertainty…

Why does an extrovert in self-isolation struggle with “self-discipline?”…

…by Elsa / from Finland / studying Architecture / 1st year postgraduate We’re locked up, separated from our lives, our people, our habits and essentially our support system. Despite this shock to our norm, the world still needs to continue. Time still ticks by and therefore we still have responsibilities and deadlines we need to … More Why does an extrovert in self-isolation struggle with “self-discipline?”…

Can you relate to an international student on another level?…

…by Elsa / from Finland / studying Architecture / 1st year postgraduate Do you need to think twice when someone asks, “where’s home?” Is answering “where are you from” not as straight forward as it should be? You’re not alone my fellow international students. Here is a short, but sweet, relatable ten-point checklist: One: You … More Can you relate to an international student on another level?…