Representing a diverse learning community in the School of Health in Social Science…

… by Somia / from United Kingdom / studying Clinical Psychology / PhD In this post, the Postgraduate Representatives (2017-2018) at the School of Health in Social Science share their contributions towards organising events by integrating social and academic activities to engender a sense of belonging in a diverse learning community on campus… With a … More Representing a diverse learning community in the School of Health in Social Science…

That Vet Life: Podcasting to inspire, encourage and challenge…

…by Moriah / from United States of America / studying Veterinary Medicine / in 3rd Year (Graduate Entry Programme) In this post, Moriah McCauley, a fourth year vet student, explains why she developed a highly successful podcast, That Vet Life, during her studies… During my last two and a half years as a veterinary student … More That Vet Life: Podcasting to inspire, encourage and challenge…

Interdisciplinary teaching: Rock-solid preparation for professional life…

… by Kevin / from United Kingdom / studying Carbon Management / MSc On a wonderfully sunny day in June 2016, I graduated with an honours degree in Geology and Physical Geography. Four years of labs, essays, field trips and, of course, rocks… it was schist hot! I really enjoyed the degree course and acquired … More Interdisciplinary teaching: Rock-solid preparation for professional life…

One experience among many: Studying at Edinburgh…

…by Greig / from Scotland / studying Zoology / 4th year My time in Edinburgh has been littered with experiences both within and out with academia that confirm I made the correct decision in spending 4 years here. From being taught by scientists that are at the top of their field to simply being able … More One experience among many: Studying at Edinburgh…

Going straight from Undergraduate to Masters study…

…by Devika / from India / studying Modernity and Literature  / Postgraduate   Masters was certainly a step up from my Undergraduate degree. Not just in terms of my intellectual and academic life but also in other aspects. But as someone who jumped into a masters right after the completion of their undergraduate degree – … More Going straight from Undergraduate to Masters study…

The step up from Undergraduate studies to Masters by Research…

…by Brendan / from Australia / studying History / Postgraduate Over the past few months I have been grappling with the sometimes daunting but overall rewarding transition from undergraduate studies to a research-based postgraduate degree as I begin my Masters by Research (MScR) in History in earnest. While moving to a new city in a … More The step up from Undergraduate studies to Masters by Research…