Hi everyone! Before the semester began, I spent a weekend in the Scottish Highlands. It wasn’t my first time there, but I was still impressed by the natural scenery. If you are tired of taking your friends to the Elephant… Read moreA weekend getaway to the Scottish Highlands
Hello everyone! November is the time of the year when students are overwhelmed by assignments and tests. It’s the worst time of the year as Halloween is over and Christmas is not here yet. How can we get through this… Read moreSurvival Guide to Hectic November
This week at our university was Mental Health and Wellbeing Week, a week-long programme of events and activities focused on mental health which aims to support, inspire and challenge the University community. Did you know that 1 in 4 of… Read moreGetting Active for Mental Health
As a mostly non-sporty person basically my whole life, I found the classes at the Pleasance Sport centre – and the gym as a whole – slightly daunting. Everyone seemed to know what they were doing, and I very much didn’t…. Read moreReviews of 3 popular classes at the Pleasance Gym
Cooking for one person? It’s stupidly hard. Cooking for two is only slightly better, but the bulk buying every supermarket encourages (and, to some extent, forces) leads to a lot of waste. I’m trying to get better. I thought I… Read moreQuick Recipes (Don’t Starve!)
My first dissertation meeting with my supervisors just took place today: it’s official, I’ve started the dissertation process. I handed in my last essay, took my last exam and here I am, still a student, but not for long and with… Read moreWhat I wish I’d known before starting my postgraduate degree
Grant Flynn is one of the organizers of Social Fit Edinburgh, an initiative that had changed my life in so many ways that I thought it is worth sharing! I am really pleased to share a small interview I had… Read moreGrant Flynn from Social Fit Edinburgh talks about his initiative and mental health!
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?
Well, we have all been there. Cold season. Sometimes, no matter how careful you are you will end up catching a cold. So, for those of you who wonder, “what should I do if I am ill while studying?” here… Read moreHow to survive sickness while studying
Over the years one spends studying at university one inevitably gains a few tricks of the trade. Today, I’m going to impart you with mine. This is a short (but very genuine) list of some of the fastest ways I have… Read moreA 4th Year’s Quick Tips to Improve Your Studies