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?
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
If you’re moving into a new area this September, or are going to be new to Edinburgh altogether, I thought I’d share some of the areas I’ve lived in and my favourite hotspots in each one: Year 1: Brae House,… Read moreMy favourite things about the places I’ve lived in
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
Last Friday (15th March, 2019), students from over 112 countries took part in the Youth Strike 4 Climate, urging governments to do more about climate change. I was part of the Edinburgh cohort, marching down to Holyrood to join the… Read moreHow can Psychology be relevant to the problem of climate change?
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
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
If you’re looking into coming to Scotland or if you already live here, you might have done your research on the country just like I did when I first considered moving here. Scotland is famous for a lot of things:… Read moreFantastic coos and where to find them