Once the hype of freshers weeks has died down, it can be difficult to adjust to what your new life is going to be like. Doing your own food shopping, budgeting, organising your time… all whilst experiencing a new city,… Read moreSurviving AND thriving in your first semester
When you live in a city, it is often all too easy to turn a blind eye to the big tourist attractions, taking them for granted. So, sometimes it can be nice to take some time to appreciate what the… Read morePretending to be a tourist in Edinburgh for a week!
What reading Philosophy can feel like sometimes! Reading Philosophy is a difficult task, especially coming to uni with little or no background in the subject. Reading lists can look long and daunting, vocabulary can be confusing and it seems… Read moreHow to read Philosophy (a step-by-step guide for confused students!)
Going on holiday with your mates is always going to be great fun, but it is important to try not to overspend too much! I recently took a trip to Barcelona, and put together some top tips for keeping within… Read moreGoing abroad on a student budget
It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well.’ -Rene Descartes When I was picking my A-level options at school, I didn’t really know what I wanted to do. I knew I was… Read moreWhat my Philosophy degree has taught me (and why you shouldn’t turn your nose up at it)
Moving away from home for the first time can be quite daunting, and with so many new experiences coming your way it is always good to have a little place of comfort to escape to. Whilst a student flat may not… Read moreHow to make your student flat feel like home…
Welcome to my life! Its week two of the semester and we’re definitely back in the swing of things, and so I thought now would be a good time to give you a little insight into what a typical day… Read moreA day in the life of a Philosophy student
Hello! Welcome to the University of Edinburgh’s Philosophy department in the school of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. If you’re seeking answers to life’s biggest questions, what better place to start than Edinburgh! In fact, the school building is actually… Read moreInterested in Philosophy at Edinburgh?
I’ve often found New Year’s parties to be a bit of a letdown. Bars overcharge you, clubs are packed to the brim, and house parties can get a bit too messy. So this time around, instead of waiting on someone else… Read moreHogmanay: NYE the Edinburgh way