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

A student’s five top tips to make the most of lectures and tutorials

A student's five top tips to make the most of lectures and tutorials

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

Stop dreading the deadline

Stop dreading the deadline

  Having just gotten through my first two essays, I can say a Master’s year is pretty intense. As many people – myself often included – face deadlines like big scary monsters that get bigger and scarier as they approach,… Read moreStop dreading the deadline

Find the perfect accommodation

It’s a daunting task, I won’t lie. To make it easier, here are 6 questions that will help you decide. 1. What are your options? Edinburgh offers everything from university and private student halls to shared flats and single-person houses…. Read moreFind the perfect accommodation

Celebrating Women and Gender Equality

Celebrating Women and Gender Equality

March is off to an incredible start for the celebration of women worldwide. On the 1st of the month, we had the commencement of Women’s History Month, closely followed by International Women’s Day on March 8th. Gender inequality has put a red… Read moreCelebrating Women and Gender Equality

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?

Taking advantage of the Festival of Creative Learning

Taking advantage of the Festival of Creative Learning

A guide to the best events during the Festival of Creative Learning The Festival of Creative Learning holds some of the best student experiences that the University of Edinburgh has to offer during the week of 19th – 23rd February 2018. Here… Read moreTaking advantage of the Festival of Creative Learning

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