Our blogs are all written by current students at the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. The blogs reflect their own student experiences and therefore these do not reflect the views of the University.
So, I have a confession to make, I am the epitome of the lazy student type, the one that procrastinates writing their essays until the last minute. I get outburst of motivation through the semester but never consistently enough to… Read moreUse the writing centre!
I have mentioned in several of my posts before that I’ve done a gap year. It was in between my undergrad degree and my master’s. It has been a year that definitely changed me as a person and changed my… Read moreGap Year: My experience
Sadly this is gonna be my last post. However, I thought about sharing some of the things I have learned during these months working with our school as a social media ambassador 1. There are always new stories After the… Read moreThree things I have learned by working as a media ambassador!
It’s that time of year for Master’s students: dissertation time. Although I only finished my last course assignments less than a month ago, I’ve had enough time to realise that working on a dissertation is a different experience than the… Read moreA postgrad’s life during the dissertation stage
My first dissertation meeting with my supervisors just took place today: it’s official, I’ve started the dissertation process. I handed in my last essay, took my last exam and here I am, still a student, but not for long and with… Read moreWhat I wish I’d known before starting my postgraduate degree
When thinking about your dissertation, planning is as important as writing itself! Having an established, albeit flexible, plan will help you focus on specific medium and long-term objectives. The important thing is to recognize what steps you are going to… Read moreRealistic planning for your dissertation
Grant Flynn is one of the organizers of Social Fit Edinburgh, an initiative that had changed my life in so many ways that I thought it is worth sharing! I am really pleased to share a small interview I had… Read moreGrant Flynn from Social Fit Edinburgh talks about his initiative and mental health!
I know some of you currently reading this still have a whole lot of exams to prepare for and a month of studying ahead of you, however I think that considering what you’ll be able to do afterwards to relax… Read moreHow to relax after your exam period?
As a postgrad student, I know what I should be planning right now is my dissertation. But life is nothing without fun, so what keeps me motivated over these last few days of completing assignments is checking out what’s worth… Read morePlans for a summer in Edinburgh
I do not want to get too excited, but I feel that Spring is coming. That means we’ll finally abandon our heavy coats and we’ll be able to spend the afternoon reading on the lawn of the Meadows. The days… Read moreMoney-saving tricks for students