First Steps…

… by Jasmine / from Devon, England / studying German & Linguistics / 1st year Although I am new to the University of Edinburgh, this is what I have had in my sights for so long. Now I am here, I have already met such an array of amazing, talented people from across the world … More First Steps…

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…

New Traditions…

… by Jana / from California / studying English Literature / 2nd Year Leaving home for the first time and leaping into Uni life can be difficult. You’ve moved away from your friends and family, only to be hurtled into an environment where everyone and everything is new, strange, and demanding you to adapt. A … More New Traditions…

Homesickness…

…by Rachael / from Scotland / studying English Literature / 4th year With a new academic year not long begun, I remember back to three years ago now when I had just moved to Edinburgh; by myself, young and nervous. Not long afterwards, I developed a bad case of homesickness, but I have learned how … More Homesickness…