Our blogs are all written by current undergraduate 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.
Ask any undergraduate student and they’ll tell you that choosing a course – let alone a university – can be a daunting task indeed. I certainly remember sitting in my room with a pile of prospectuses and very little idea… Read moreIs a joint degree right for me?
It’s that part of the semester. The deadlines are approaching, there are many readings yet to be made and some essays to be written. There seems to be no time left for anything other than student life! Well, here are… Read more5 tips to study for long periods of time
Philosophy for first-years. I remember how daunting it was to start studying Philosophy at university level. Particularly if you’ve just taken a year out and seem to have lost your ability to write an essay! So as a grizzled… Read moreSo you’ve started studying philosophy, now what?
The main campus is located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, a place with an old and magical atmosphere that inspired J.K. Rowling all through the writing of the first Harry Potter book. So if you are like me and… Read moreHarry Potter Tour in Edinburgh
8 places you can go from Edinburgh for a day trip without a car Edinburgh is a very beautiful city with a lot to offer in itself. But sometimes you will want to have a change of scene and explore… Read moreWanderlust? 8 places you can go from Edinburgh for a day trip without a car.
Deadlines are looming, Edinburgh skies are glooming, stress levels are mounting, Christmas why aren’t you coming? Today I thought I’d share some of the ways I try to combat exam season stress and make it through with all my grades… Read moreStressbusters : A guide to making it through exam season
Having just gotten through my first two essays, I can say a Master’s year is pretty intense. As many people – myself often included – face deadlines like big scary monsters that get bigger and scarier as they approach,… Read moreStop dreading the deadline
Whilst the Scrooge’s amongst you will scream “it’s only November!”, the Christmas celebrations kick off early in Edinburgh. Here are the events you can’t miss this festive season: The Christmas Market The Christmas market opens its gates on the 17th… Read moreHow to make the most of Christmas in Edinburgh
Scotland is the ideal country if you like hiking or any kind of outdoor activity. I’ve always wanted to see more of the local countryside so a few weekends ago I hiked Ben Nevis, the highest summit in Great Britain, with… Read moreHiking your way through your postgrad studies
Bullet Journals A bullet journal is a tool that organises your life and lets you keep track of about anything you can think of. However, using the bullet journal is more than just keeping a diary. As stated on bulletjournal.com,… Read moreMy Secret to Productivity at Uni? The Bullet Journal