Although I was born in the Old Royal Infirmary by Quartermile, I grew up near London and never saw Edinburgh as part of my life. But now I’m at uni, this place has fast become my home away from home…. Read moreExplaining Scotland to a visitor
As I near the end of my undergraduate years I must think carefully about my next steps. What will I do? Where will I go? Oh, and how? The elusive real world no longer feels so abstract. I have to think about how… Read moreInternational experiences that boost your CV
As the sun sets earlier and the days become colder, it is worth anyone’s time to understand just how to get through a typical Scottish winter. We here in Edinburgh are lucky due to the city’s setting: it’s southerly location and… Read moreHow to survive Scottish weather
You know those long library days when the deadlines pile up to the point when you can no longer ignore them? You plan to make your lunch at home so you can stay in the library for long enough to actually… Read more5 affordable student lunches near campus
Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) has a dodgy reputation when it comes to room booking nightmares, but when it comes to student support, they are actually pretty amazing. They’re running a welfare campaign called Mental Health and Wellbeing Week, running… Read more#LetsTalk about mental health
Yesterday was International Stress Awareness Day and it got me thinking about all the ways I try to manage stress. I’m no stress-busting expert and I won’t throw age-old clichéd mantras at you. No, I’d rather give you something productive… Read moreStress, Eat Your Heart Out!