Hiya!…

…by Sarah Batiste / from Canada /studying Veterinary Medicine (Graduate Entry Program) Hi potential and current vet students, or others! My name is Sarah Batiste, and I am in my first year of the vet program at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. I am what everyone refers to as a Graduate Entry Program … More Hiya!…

Co-created learning and teaching through the lens of the development of a University-wide course…

…by Vanessa / from Kenya / studying Civil Engineering / in 3rd Year In this post, Vanessa Ombura, a third year Civil Engineering student, describes her experience co-creating an interdisciplinary, online University-wide course, with the city of Edinburgh as a site of learning… Over the summer of 2018, I had the wonderful opportunity of working … More Co-created learning and teaching through the lens of the development of a University-wide course…

My favourite things about the places I’ve lived in…

…by Stephanie / from Hong Kong / studying English Language & Literature / 4th Year (UG) If you’re moving into a new area this September, or are going to be new to Edinburgh altogether, I thought I’d share some of the areas I’ve lived in and my favourite hotspots in each one. Year 1: Brae House, … More My favourite things about the places I’ve lived in…

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 … More Student Stories: A look back at 2018…

Dean Village…

…by Rachael / from Scotland / studying English Literature / 4th year I want to introduce you to Dean Village; a tranquil refuge found just minutes away from Edinburgh’s bustling Princes Street. I have loved Dean Village ever since I discovered it a few years ago, but I held off on writing this post as … More Dean Village…

Dr Neil’s Garden…

…by Rachael / from Scotland / studying English Literature / 4th year You may or may not already know this but, hiding behind Edinburgh’s Duddingston Kirk and overlooked by the looming Arthur’s Seat, lies a secluded garden; one that faces the loch and is bursting with beauty. It is called Dr Neil’s Garden, and it … More Dr Neil’s Garden…

Cramond Village…

…by Rachael / from Scotland / studying English Literature / 4th year I just have to tell you about Cramond Island. I feel that this tidal island is a hidden gem of Edinburgh’s that has almost been forgotten about, which is a true shame as it’s honestly one of the most beautiful places I have … More Cramond Village…

How to make the most of Christmas in Edinburgh…

…by Bethany / studying Philosophy & Psychology / 2nd Year Whilst the Scrooge’s amongst you will scream “it’s only November!”, the Christmas celebrations kick off early in Edinburgh. Here are the events you can’t miss this festive season: The Christmas Market  The Christmas market opens its gates on the 17th November and can be found in … More How to make the most of Christmas in Edinburgh…