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.
Experiencing an academic year like no other, our four student bloggers Ané, Quinn, Dakarai & Safeera share their personal journey, reflecting on the last few months and highlighting the highs and lows of student life amid a pandemic. Join them… Read moreMy PPLS Journey – Reflections 2020/2021
Looking for a dissertation supervisor can be a daunting task, especially as a postgrad student at a new university. Here are a few helpful tips on what to do and when to do it that I hope will be helpful… Read moreLooking for a dissertation supervisor?
“We are what we repeatedly do.” Aristotle Aristotle’s famous quote argues that we are our habits. Now we’re in exam season, it’s the perfect time to boost our studying habits or the habits that help us unwind to help us… Read moreHabits: Real ways to make them stick
Hi, I’m a second-year student who has spent one year studying in Edinburgh and my whole second year studying online from home. The last year has definitely been challenging for everyone, especially university students. There has been a steep learning… Read moreOnline vs Campus
It’s the 22nd of March, 2021. An old life ends I find it quite surreal that we began the first lockdown over a year ago. For most of us, the government restrictions and lockdown measures have swept over our lives… Read moreBurning from the Watchtower
Photos by Christian Erfurt, Doğukan Şahin, and Luis Villasmil on Unsplash Feeling completely drained at some point during the academic term is completely normal. Part of the reason why burn out has been particularly prominent this year is because the days have been… Read moreBurned Out?
“The day I shaved my head was the most empowering moment of my whole life” says Millie Bobby Brown as she shaved her head for the show Stranger Things. Here on International Women’s day, we are celebrating what it is… Read moreRedefining what it is to be a woman
Has a film ever made you question your own moral precepts? For me, cinema—and art in general—has always provided a space for intellectual and emotional discourse. I find art to be the most effective medium at exposing psychological truths and… Read moreDo Androids Dream of Golden Means?