Student Stories: A look back at 2018…

…by Cat Henderson / from Scotland / Student Recruitment Officer / studied Psychology at The University of Edinburgh from 2012 – 2016

The Student Stories blog, which focuses on sharing the experiences of both current and former University of Edinburgh students, has grown from strength to strength since launching back in 2016.

To celebrate the start of 2019, we thought we would reflect back and showcase the 5 most popular posts of 2018:

1. Six alternate study spaces in Edinburgh…

Written by Paula two years ago, our most popular blog post takes a look at a number of locations across the University and the city of Edinburgh itself – useful for those looking to switch up their study space but also for those looking to see some of the facilities and amazing spaces that the city has to offer.

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2. What I wish I’d known before moving to Edinburgh…

Leda’s blog post is a reflection on both her move to the University and to Scotland. A range of topics are covered including University halls, joining societies and life in the City of Edinburgh.

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3. My journey to Edinburgh…

Jess is also feeling reflective in her blog post  – initially focusing on her experience as an applicant before sharing with us several student opportunities that she has been involved with during her Edinburgh journey so far.

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4. Bethany: A Day in the Life…

Follow Bethany, a Philosophy and Psychology student, as she shows us what an average day at The University of Edinburgh can look like for her.

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5. Making the most of Welcome Week…

Are you going to be joining us in September 2019? If so, check out Jenny’s experience of Welcome Week to find out some of the events that we may have in store for you when you first start your student journey with us in September.

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We hope you’ve enjoyed the blog in 2018 and we look forward to bringing you more content from our students this year!






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