International Student Tours – a must…

…by Madalena / from Portugal / studying PhD Evolutionary and Developmental Biology / 2nd Year Since the beginning of the new semester I have decided to join two different tours around Scotland from two different organizations, both for international students. First in January I went to St. Andrews with the International and Exchange Student Society … More International Student Tours – a must…

Uncertainty…

…by Theoklitos / from Greece / studying PhD Precision Medicine / 3rd Year If someone asked me years from now, this is the one word I would use to describe what living life in early 2020 was like. It is of course entirely unnecessary to describe in detail the current situation, as countless words have … More Uncertainty…

Running, Lifting and Occasionally Doing Science…

…by Joshua / from the United Kingdom / PhD Genetics and Molecular Medicine / 2nd Year I’ve written about my adventures in America and throughout the UK in previous posts (although there’s more to come!), so I thought this time I’d go into a bit more detail about day-to-day life at the Institute of Genetics … More Running, Lifting and Occasionally Doing Science…

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…

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!…