From Argentina to Edinburgh: thoughts of a recent graduate…

…by Paula / from Argentina / studied MA Economic and Social History / Graduate When I decided to move to Edinburgh four years ago, leaving my family and friends behind to travel thousands of kilometres to study Economic and Social History at University, no one ever told me how hard it would be. No one … More From Argentina to Edinburgh: thoughts of a recent graduate…

Being a good international student: respect & mindfulness…

…by Robin / from California/ studies Psychology & Linguisitcs / 4th Year (UG) This is going to be a Slightly Serious post. I’m offering some very general advice for international students coming to the University of Edinburgh. It will be mostly based of my personal experiences as an American, so I’m sorry if you feel … More Being a good international student: respect & mindfulness…

What I wish I knew when I was choosing my degree…

…by Leila / from Zimbabwe / studied Archaeology & Anthropology / completed her PhD in 2016 So, the end of School is fast approaching, and you have to make a choice: what degree am I going to do? It’s overwhelming. There are literally hundreds of courses across the country. For a lucky few, the answer to this … More What I wish I knew when I was choosing my degree…