English BA, MA vs. Scottish MA

One of the things some people haven’t quite worked out when applying to Edinburgh is the difference between a Scottish MA and an English MA. This article will hopefully clear up any confusion! When I first visited the School of… Read moreEnglish BA, MA vs. Scottish MA

The Fantastic Careers Service And Where to Find Them

The Fantastic Careers Service And Where to Find Them

Next week is the PPLS Careers week so I think it’s a good opportunity to write about my experience with the Careers Service at the University of Edinburgh. I found them very useful! But there are some tricks and things that… Read moreThe Fantastic Careers Service And Where to Find Them

Planning for your future

Edinburgh University Psychology Building

You’ve made it to university…now what? There are so many options for life after university, like going further in your education with a graduate scheme or degree, beginning your professional career or travelling. It’s difficult to make a decision or… Read morePlanning for your future

International experiences that boost your CV

Cape Reinga Cape Reinga

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

Class Rep: Come for the opportunity to represent your classmates, stay for the free lunch

Class Rep: Come for the opportunity to represent your classmates, stay for the free lunch

In my first year, the course organiser sent out an email: Who wants to be a class representative for Linguistics and English Language 1? As a compulsive volunteer, I immediately replied to the message; and a few weeks later I was… Read moreClass Rep: Come for the opportunity to represent your classmates, stay for the free lunch