Year Abroad : What do our PPLS students think?

Year Abroad : What do our PPLS students think?

In your third year at Edinburgh, you can opt for spending your year abroad! You might find yourself studying while exploring new culture in New Zealand or working as a teacher in Japan. Thanks to our long history and reputation,… Read moreYear Abroad : What do our PPLS students think?

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

5 Reasons why you should consider Cognitive Science for your degree at Edinburgh

5 Reasons why you should consider Cognitive Science for your degree at Edinburgh

5 Reasons why you should consider Cognitive Science for your degree at Edinburgh In my lower sixth form year, I was very intent on doing Linguistics for my undergraduate degree. I didn’t know that Cognitive Science existed then. On one… Read more5 Reasons why you should consider Cognitive Science for your degree at Edinburgh

Strikes. Why and When?

Strikes. Why and When?

Image source: https://glasgowguardian.co.uk/2018/03/22/university-pension-row-14-days-of-strike-action-across-the-uk/   A breakdown in talks between the University College Union (UCU) and Universities UK (UUK) has resulted in confirmed strikes over the next few weeks. This can be a confusing time for many students left wondering what… Read moreStrikes. Why and When?

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

Preparing for your Year Abroad

Preparing for your Year Abroad

So you have accepted an offer to study abroad and are wondering what’s next. Luckily, we’ve put together this handy guide on how to best prepare for your exchange, complete with a visual checklist – fancy! Preparing to go abroad may leave you feeling… Read morePreparing for your Year Abroad

Niche optional courses: from Gaelic to witchcraft

One of the coolest things about being a humanities student at the University of Edinburgh is that you can choose from an amazing range of niche optional courses in your first and second year. It allows us to explore so many… Read moreNiche optional courses: from Gaelic to witchcraft

A week in the life of a cognitive science student

A week in the life of a cognitive science student

Wondering what the typical week in the life of a Cognitive Science student is like at the University of Edinburgh? In this post, I set out my day to day during term time to give you an insight into my student… Read moreA week in the life of a cognitive science student