Before joining University, you hear plenty of horror stories about just how bad student cooking can be. You’ve probably heard some yourself – the flatmate of a friend who only ever ate pasta, or the older brother who lived off… Read moreIs there more to life than pasta? A student’s guide to cooking up a feast
Going for a beer dominates a classic evening out when you live in the UK. But Edinburgh is a beautiful city that boasts a variety of fun things to do. Here are a few suggestions for when you feel like… Read moreMore than just pubs
After living in the UK for two Decembers, I have seen a few traditions that are typically British. There are three that I absolutely love and would like everybody to experience at least once in their life. Christmas crackers… Read moreMy 3 favourite British Christmas traditions
Whoever you are, it’s important to keep your mind sharp. So when: your essays have just been handed in, you’ve come home for Christmas, and you’re suddenly surrounded by food and booze, nothing will help keep your brain whirring like… Read moreWant to keep your mental agility over the Christmas break? Try some my favourite logic puzzles from 2018.
How to celebrate & decorate your (student) home for Christmas on a budget Hooray!!! Exams are now over and Christmas is next week! The first two weeks of December was exhausting catching up with class materials, revision and exam stress…. Read moreHow to decorate your (student) home for Christmas on a budget
Well friends, it’s that time of year again. Semester one has (pretty much) come and gone, and we’re on the move again. It’s a long journey from Edinburgh to Hong Kong, so I thought I’d kill some time by writing… Read moreThe Long Journey Home: A travel log and other stories
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