Exploring the National Museum of Scotland – 10 Things You Can’t Miss…

…by Riho / from Japan / studied at The University of Edinburgh between 2018-2019 on exchange Edinburgh is full of museums – you’ll never get tired of visiting them, since there are a lot! But of all the museums in Edinburgh, the National Museum of Scotland is the most famous. Today, I would like to … More Exploring the National Museum of Scotland – 10 Things You Can’t Miss…

Happy Hogmany!…

…by Jana / from Germany / studied at The University of Edinburgh on exchange as part of ERASMUS+ After Christmas, I came back to a quiet Edinburgh. Winter break here means an abandoned campus, free choice of seat in your favourite coffee shop and an empty hallway in my usually busy twelve people apartment. I … More Happy Hogmany!…

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…