A warm welcome to our new students and welcome back to our returning students! We’ve missed you! To celebrate Welcome Week, we’ve asked members of our School community to provide you with a top tip or recommendation for making the most… Read moreWelcome Week 2021: Monika Komar on vintage shopping
A warm welcome to our new students and welcome back to our returning students! We’ve missed you! To celebrate Welcome Week, we’ve asked members of our School community to provide you with a top tip or recommendation for making the most… Read moreWelcome Week 2021: Itamar Kastner on bookshops in Edinburgh
Experiencing an academic year like no other, our four student bloggers Ané, Quinn, Dakarai & Safeera share their personal journey, reflecting on the last few months and highlighting the highs and lows of student life amid a pandemic. Join them… Read moreMy PPLS Journey – Reflections 2020/2021
I hope you’re all well – staying safe and keeping calm during these worrying times. I don’t know about you, but I sure have been struggling a little to find my footing after spontaneously moving back home for the remainder… Read moreTrying to make the most of time at home
Three reasons why I chose to study Cognitive Science and what I wish I knew beforehand. 1. I wasn’t sure what to study Basically, going into university I had no idea what I wanted to study or do later in… Read moreWhy I chose to study Cognitive Science
Going into my fourth semester at university, one would sort of expect I had things figured out… at least somewhat. And that’s true to a certain extent – I’ve made it through three exam seasons just fine, found some nice… Read moreFinding a productive routine
In your third year at Edinburgh, you can opt to spend your year abroad! You might find yourself studying while exploring a new culture in New Zealand or working as a teacher in Japan. Thanks to our long history and… Read moreYear Abroad: What do our PPLS students think?
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 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
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?