From Argentina to Edinburgh: thoughts of a recent graduate…

…by Paula / from Argentina / studied MA Economic and Social History / Graduate When I decided to move to Edinburgh four years ago, leaving my family and friends behind to travel thousands of kilometres to study Economic and Social History at University, no one ever told me how hard it would be. No one … More From Argentina to Edinburgh: thoughts of a recent graduate…

Teaching, temples and taekwondo: my summer experience in South Korea…

…by Amy / from Scotland / studied BA Primary Education / 2nd Year It’s not every day that a trip half-way around the world is offered to you, so when an opportunity like this popped up in my emails from the University’s Moray House (School of Education), I didn’t hesitate to jump for it. It … More Teaching, temples and taekwondo: my summer experience in South Korea…

Eating well at university, without eating your wallet…

…by Kathryn / from Northern Ireland / studies Nursing / 3rd Year (UG) If I asked what student life centres around I’m sure I would get a range of ideas. Maybe studying or socialising, living independently or trying new things. But I’m suggesting that it is something else – food. The pre-exam carb-loading, the seventy … More Eating well at university, without eating your wallet…

My final semester…

…by Lois / from Nigeria / studies Biology / 4th Year (UG) Now that I am in my final semester at The University of Edinburgh, I often catch myself reflecting on the experiences I’ve had during my 4 years as an undergraduate biology student. I started out here as a teenager with a (some would … More My final semester…