A day in the life of a year abroad student…

…by Phoebe / from Scotland / studying French and Business / 3rd Year (UG) In Lyon I am met with the day-to-day challenge of thinking in a foreign language in almost everything I do; not only are lectures and tutorials in French, but simple activities such as grocery shopping, socializing and asking for directions all … More A day in the life of a year abroad student…

Musical Medics (not quite world) tour: Adventures in rainy Aberdeenshire….

…by Charis / from England / studying Medicine / 4th Year (UG) Despite the slightly misleading name, Edinburgh University Musical Medics is not just a society for medical students! It is in fact an orchestra and choir open to students of all degree subjects who together raise money for medical charities through music. As a … More Musical Medics (not quite world) tour: Adventures in rainy Aberdeenshire….

Sailing: University means trying new things…

…by Jana / from California / studying English Literature / 1st Year (UG) When people ask what sports clubs or societies I’ve joined at university, and I tell them I’m part of the sailing club, the immediate reaction is always an impressed: “Oh, so you sail?” It is normally at this precise moment that I feel … More Sailing: University means trying new things…

Best Five Free Things to do in Edinburgh…

…by EUTV lifestyle team members Zoe, Amber and Clara. In ‘Everything Edinburgh’ episode 4, the Lifestyle team decided to become tourists in ‘Auld Reekie’ and see what free fun things you can get up to… ………………………………   Shining the light on student news and views, from sports to film reviews, performing arts to political discussions. … More Best Five Free Things to do in Edinburgh…

Making the Most of your Online Postgraduate Programme…

…by Stephen / from the USA / studying Philosophy, Science and Religion / 2nd Year (Online PG) Online education affords students important advantages, such as not having to attend classes at a set time, allowing students to fit their studies around their work and family commitments, and meeting interesting colleagues from around the globe. Nonetheless, … More Making the Most of your Online Postgraduate Programme…