It’s that period of the year again as things slowly wrap to a close: the final exams written, the library empties itself overnight and the busy sound of footsteps on the cobbled streets around George Square become faint, distant… Spending… Read moreFeeling lonely this Christmas? Top tips to take advantage of this time
Kings BuildingsThere is plenty of study space as, without classes to go to, people don’t tend to make the journey! It is full of study rooms across the campus, as well as cafes and a library. Although it is further… Read moreA few study places when the library is just too full
I surely remember some long nights spent writing papers for my Master’s as if it were yesterday. Okay, yes, it was only a couple of years ago – but still. ‘What’s the point in writing this anyway?’, I would ask myself, as I frantically browsed through endless lists of references. Following a brief search on the web, I realise many students struggle with writing essays. Rightfully, then, you may ask why papers are such a widespread method of assessing students at UK universities. Many essays and two degrees later – now teaching in higher education myself – I think I might have figured it out.
In the best-case-scenario, you’ve finished revising but now you don’t know what to do with your time. In the emergency scenario, your dog may as well have eaten all your materials, because that just about sums up how much you’ve… Read moreMaking the most of the night before your exam
Alternative title: a potential way to make friends at University. Tired of coffee dates? Spending too much time at the library? Maybe the conversation at the get-together has died out and you need something to break the silence? I really… Read moreBoard games for university
Ah, December, sweet December! A time for winter wonderlands, Christmas celebrations surrounding everywhere you look, cold nights and hot chocolate… and let’s not forget, exams. This time of the year is a mix of stress and excitement, with so much… Read moreSelf-care tips for exam season
We have just entered December and you bet we’re going to get mad Christmassy with this post. This will be my third December in Edinburgh, so I am pretty well accustomed to spending Christmas here at this point. In this… Read moreChristmas is coming: A guide to all things Christmas in Edinburgh
As the year goes on and exams come closer, you might have some difficulties trying to fit all that information in your head. Here I’ve gathered 7 tips (lucky number) to make it easier for you all. 1. Don’t leave… Read moreHaving trouble studying? Tips to improve your process