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
It’s often good practise to be aware of one’s surroundings. However, I propose that it’s good to stop paying attention every now and again. When I moved to Edinburgh for my Masters, I wanted to challenge myself by stepping out… Read moreThe art of getting lost
Hi, everyone! I hope you are keeping well and safe. You’ve done a great job by staying at home and minimising social contact! Give yourself a big round of applause! Social distancing is important as this greatly reduces the risk… Read moreWhat can we do when practising social distancing?
Choosing… Choosing which University to go for was hard for me for quite a while. I knew I wanted to apply for a ‘good University’ with course modules I liked the look of, but that’s about as far as what… Read moreWhy I chose Edinburgh
I never really thought of myself as a ‘foodie’. Growing up in a suburban neighborhood of New York City, to be worthy of such a title entailed religiously searching the internet for ‘hip’ restaurants to dine at in Brooklyn or… Read moreChronicles of a hungry student
In the spirit of Veganuary, I figured I could spend one blogpost gushing about what I think is the best vegan food at uni – or at least nearby it. I highly recommend these, whether you’re vegan or not: The… Read moreThe best vegan food at uni
We have just entered December and you bet we’re going to get mad Christmassy with this post. This will be my third December in Edinburgh, so I am pretty well accustomed to spending Christmas here at this point. In this… Read moreChristmas is coming: A guide to all things Christmas in Edinburgh
Friends and family coming over and you don’t know where to take them? This should be a more seasonal post, but, I met an elderly couple at the North Bridge bus stop yesterday; first time for them in beautiful Edinburgh…. Read moreEdinburgh tour guide (you!)
Sadly this is gonna be my last post. However, I thought about sharing some of the things I have learned during these months working with our school as a social media ambassador 1. There are always new stories After the… Read moreThree things I have learned by working as a media ambassador!
As a postgrad student, I know what I should be planning right now is my dissertation. But life is nothing without fun, so what keeps me motivated over these last few days of completing assignments is checking out what’s worth… Read morePlans for a summer in Edinburgh