A guide to surviving your approaching deadlines

So, your deadlines are not too far away, and the prospect of being a real university student, with real work, is starting to settle in My name is Alex and I’m in my second year of Linguistics here at the University. As I’ve managed one year of fretting over essays, projects, and the like, here are my go-to tips for surviving your approaching deadlines. 1. Try not to stress — or, use it wisely You made it to university, a… Read moreA guide to surviving your approaching deadlines

A philosopher’s guide to Edinburgh

A philosopher's guide to Edinburgh

Hello from your new undergrad Philosophy blogger! As a second year philosophy student approaching mid-term essays, I’ve been hiding in my fluffy blanket at home, surrounded by far too many papers on consciousness. But there are many other places you’ll find us philosophers lurking around the uni area.   1) Peter’s Yard The Quartermile coffee shop that is always populated by students, families, and working professionals alike. It’s known for its overpriced coffee and delicious bakery section. The natural light… Read moreA philosopher’s guide to Edinburgh

My Edinburgh story – how did I get to where I am now?

My Edinburgh story – how did I get to where I am now?

Hi! My name is Ajda, I am from a beautiful country in central Europe, Slovenia. I’m in my second year of studying Cognitive Science (MA) at University of Edinburgh and enjoying it very much. Let me tell you my story of getting here and hopefully inspire you to be brave in achieving your dreams! The idea of studying abroad came to mind at the end of primary school: in Slovenia that’s when you are about 14 years old. Starting the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme,… Read moreMy Edinburgh story – how did I get to where I am now?