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…

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…

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…