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…

Back to School…

…by Jess / from Grimsby, England / studying French and Linguistics / 3rd year Without doubt, working as a Curriculum Ambassador for French was one of the most rewarding and worth-while experiences I have taken up since joining university. Over six months, I taught French to a class of Primary 6 pupils every week at … More Back to School…

Homesickness…

…by Rachael / from Scotland / studying English Literature / 4th year With a new academic year not long begun, I remember back to three years ago now when I had just moved to Edinburgh; by myself, young and nervous. Not long afterwards, I developed a bad case of homesickness, but I have learned how … More Homesickness…