Why does an extrovert in self-isolation struggle with “self-discipline?”…

…by Elsa / from Finland / studying Architecture / 1st year postgraduate We’re locked up, separated from our lives, our people, our habits and essentially our support system. Despite this shock to our norm, the world still needs to continue. Time still ticks by and therefore we still have responsibilities and deadlines we need to … More Why does an extrovert in self-isolation struggle with “self-discipline?”…

Can you relate to an international student on another level?…

…by Elsa / from Finland / studying Architecture / 1st year postgraduate Do you need to think twice when someone asks, “where’s home?” Is answering “where are you from” not as straight forward as it should be? You’re not alone my fellow international students. Here is a short, but sweet, relatable ten-point checklist: One: You … More Can you relate to an international student on another level?…

Meeting the World…

…by Jana / from Germany / studied at The University of Edinburgh on exchange as part of ERASMUS+ Internationality and the University of Edinburgh – these two go hand in hand. An idea that caught me right when I typed Edinburgh University into my web search for the first time that has now turned into … More Meeting the World…

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…

“Welcome” is…

…by Jana / from Germany / studied at The University of Edinburgh on exchange as part of ERASMUS+ …much more than a word. It is a feeling. Filled with excitement and the thrill of a new beginning. It’s being invited. Invited to come and stay and to share your story. It means being allowed to … More “Welcome” is…