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
Looking for a dissertation supervisor can be a daunting task, especially as a postgrad student at a new university. Here are a few helpful tips on what to do and when to do it that I hope will be helpful… Read moreLooking for a dissertation supervisor?
“We are what we repeatedly do.” Aristotle Aristotle’s famous quote argues that we are our habits. Now we’re in exam season, it’s the perfect time to boost our studying habits or the habits that help us unwind to help us… Read moreHabits: Real ways to make them stick
Hi, I’m a second-year student who has spent one year studying in Edinburgh and my whole second year studying online from home. The last year has definitely been challenging for everyone, especially university students. There has been a steep learning… Read moreOnline vs Campus
Has a film ever made you question your own moral precepts? For me, cinema—and art in general—has always provided a space for intellectual and emotional discourse. I find art to be the most effective medium at exposing psychological truths and… Read moreDo Androids Dream of Golden Means?
What an interesting semester this has been! Never did I imagine starting my second year of university off-campus. Regardless of location, all of us are having to put in the hours at home. I have found staying focused at home… Read more5 tips for studying from home
With a potential second lockdown on the horizon, the uncertainty in the US, and managing University work, it can be easy to get bogged down in the chaos that surrounds us; to feel anxious amidst the uncertainty, overwhelmed by University… Read moreFinding joy in the little things amidst chaos
In February, Mattia had a Q&A session with his peers and I believe we now have an overview of their lives as PhD students. This time, I have asked my MSc friends several questions – featuring Crystal Cheung (MSc Applied… Read moreQ&A with MSc students
With all this time on our hands while social distancing, there’ve never been a better opportunity to learn some new skills and get into new hobbies. However, it can be daunting to decide where to start. Have you heard about… Read moreA (very) short introduction to LinkedIn Learning