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…

How to make the most of lectures and tutorials…

…by James / from the UK / studies Theology / 2nd Year (UG) You arrive at University to study the subject that you are most passionate about, but new teaching methods often create new and unexpected challenges. Here are some simple ways to make the most of your time with world-leading experts: Listen – It … More How to make the most of lectures and tutorials…

#bakesalelyf: a perspective on societies & fundraising…

…by Holly / from Cambridgeshire / studies History of Art / 3rd Year (UG) Being in a society is great; instant friends, a support system and new things to learn and do. There are over 250 societies here at Edinburgh! You can chase a snitch like Harry Potter, or sojourn at a soiree with espresso … More #bakesalelyf: a perspective on societies & fundraising…

When in doubt, challenge yourself…

…by Hermina / from Albania / studies Health, Science & Society / 1st Year (UG) Having come from abroad, I faced a culture shock, a phase of confusion, of identity change, integrating old and new knowledge, behaviours, feelings, and perspectives — all of which happened in a very short period. Amongst all the other challenges that transitioning … More When in doubt, challenge yourself…