Interdisciplinary teaching: Rock-solid preparation for professional life…

… by Kevin / from United Kingdom / studying Carbon Management / MSc On a wonderfully sunny day in June 2016, I graduated with an honours degree in Geology and Physical Geography. Four years of labs, essays, field trips and, of course, rocks… it was schist hot! I really enjoyed the degree course and acquired … More Interdisciplinary teaching: Rock-solid preparation for professional life…

One experience among many: Studying at Edinburgh…

…by Greig / from Scotland / studying Zoology / 4th year My time in Edinburgh has been littered with experiences both within and out with academia that confirm I made the correct decision in spending 4 years here. From being taught by scientists that are at the top of their field to simply being able … More One experience among many: Studying at Edinburgh…

Going straight from Undergraduate to Masters study…

…by Devika / from India / studying Modernity and Literature  / Postgraduate   Masters was certainly a step up from my Undergraduate degree. Not just in terms of my intellectual and academic life but also in other aspects. But as someone who jumped into a masters right after the completion of their undergraduate degree – … More Going straight from Undergraduate to Masters study…

The step up from Undergraduate studies to Masters by Research…

…by Brendan / from Australia / studying History / Postgraduate Over the past few months I have been grappling with the sometimes daunting but overall rewarding transition from undergraduate studies to a research-based postgraduate degree as I begin my Masters by Research (MScR) in History in earnest. While moving to a new city in a … More The step up from Undergraduate studies to Masters by Research…

Student Stories: A look back at 2018…

…by Cat Henderson / from Scotland / Student Recruitment Officer / studied Psychology at The University of Edinburgh from 2012 – 2016 The Student Stories blog, which focuses on sharing the experiences of both current and former University of Edinburgh students, has grown from strength to strength since launching back in 2016. To celebrate the … More Student Stories: A look back at 2018…