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…

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…

The milk test and the milk of mischief – a post medical elective report…

…by Esther / from South Korea / studies Medicine / 6th Year (UG) As part of my final year student-selected-component, I went on a 6-week medical elective to a mission hospital in Multan, Pakistan. It was a 100-bed not-for-profit hospital, working with the heterogeneous population in the fifth biggest city of the country. There were … More The milk test and the milk of mischief – a post medical elective report…

Exploring Scotland (and the world), courtesy of Medicine…

…by Abhinav / from Dubai, UAE / studies Medicine / 6th year (UG) For me, one of the highlights of studying Medicine in Edinburgh is the opportunity to explore Scotland as part of the course. After completing two to three years of lectures in Edinburgh, you enter your clinical years during which you complete several … More Exploring Scotland (and the world), courtesy of Medicine…

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…