If you’re approaching your final months at school, then you’ll be keenly aware of the few months ahead of you. University offers have been returned, the days are getting longer – and, of course, the dreaded exams are looming. With… Read morePreparing for University? How to tackle the nervous wait
Last Friday (15th March, 2019), students from over 112 countries took part in the Youth Strike 4 Climate, urging governments to do more about climate change. I was part of the Edinburgh cohort, marching down to Holyrood to join the… Read moreHow can Psychology be relevant to the problem of climate change?
Scottish National Gallery Walking along Princes Street, you’d be hard pressed to miss the Scottish National Gallery. Its impressive buildings sit firmly in the centre of Edinburgh’s literal and cultural heart, nestling in the expanse of Princes Street gardens. According… Read moreA Guide to Edinburgh’s Galleries
Joining university can be daunting. School often provides full schedules and clear responsibilities, and it can be quite a shock to be faced with a handful of contact hours (and plenty of free time). Equally, it’s easy to get lost… Read moreA student’s five top tips to make the most of lectures and tutorials
As the New Year rolls around, you may have made a slightly different resolution to usual. Whether it was Iceland’s Christmas advert highlighting the problem of palm oil, or finally getting that KeepCup in your stocking, the world is waking… Read moreLet’s get sustainable
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
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?
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
We all love Edinburgh, but sometimes you need a day out of the hustle of the city. Whether you fancy a hike or some more historical exploration, there’s plenty to explore if you know where to look. These are the… Read moreHome for dinner: the best day-trips from Edinburgh