It’s that time of year for Master’s students: dissertation time. Although I only finished my last course assignments less than a month ago, I’ve had enough time to realise that working on a dissertation is a different experience than the… Read moreA postgrad’s life during the dissertation stage
I know some of you currently reading this still have a whole lot of exams to prepare for and a month of studying ahead of you, however I think that considering what you’ll be able to do afterwards to relax… Read moreHow to relax after your exam period?
I do not want to get too excited, but I feel that Spring is coming. That means we’ll finally abandon our heavy coats and we’ll be able to spend the afternoon reading on the lawn of the Meadows. The days… Read moreMoney-saving tricks for students
If you’re approaching your final months at school, then you’ll be keenly aware of the few months ahead of you. University offers have been returned, the days are getting longer – and, of course, the dreaded exams are looming. With… Read morePreparing for University? How to tackle the nervous wait
We all want to make our exam season a little bit easier, but it’s not always as simple as spending more time in the library. Here’s a selection of some of the best study apps available on the app store…. Read moreThe Best Apps to Help You Get a First
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?
There’s a feeling of endings in the air. Postgrads like myself still have a dissertation-filled summer to go, but the taught part of our programme is drawing to a close. This recently made me think about all the ways in… Read more5 ways in which postgrad learning surprised me
One of my favourite things about my Philosophy degree at Edinburgh was the huge choice of modules available to study at Honours level, here are some of my favourites. Applied Ethics The study of ethics generally comes in three… Read moreMy Honours Philosophy Course Highlight Reel
Deadlines might be looming – but don’t fear. Here are my top tips to essay writing: Reading Top Tip: Don’t read everything! It’s a waste of time. It can feel overwhelming, but the biggest thing to keep in mind at… Read moreGot Essays? My top tips to essay-writing
Choosing the right courses during the academic semesters can make a big difference both academically and motivationally. To be stuck with courses that we do not really enjoy can negatively affect our overall performance throughout the program, which is why… Read moreTips on choosing courses