As a postgrad student, I know what I should be planning right now is my dissertation. But life is nothing without fun, so what keeps me motivated over these last few days of completing assignments is checking out what’s worth… Read morePlans for a summer in Edinburgh
Picture: inspiration prop in the Creative Writing Society. I believe we were trying to tie it to a murder mystery plot. If that’s not cool enough, or not your thing, here are a few more reasons to join one of… Read more8 Reasons to Join Societies
Dear Edinburgh, It’s been almost four years now, and still you never fail to amaze me. When the sun covers you and you glow and wrap me in warmth, you take my breath away. And even in the everyday grey,… Read moreAn open love letter to Edinburgh
Going for a beer dominates a classic evening out when you live in the UK. But Edinburgh is a beautiful city that boasts a variety of fun things to do. Here are a few suggestions for when you feel like… Read moreMore than just pubs
The main campus is located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, a place with an old and magical atmosphere that inspired J.K. Rowling all through the writing of the first Harry Potter book. So if you are like me and… Read moreHarry Potter Tour in Edinburgh
Yesterday was International Stress Awareness Day and it got me thinking about all the ways I try to manage stress. I’m no stress-busting expert and I won’t throw age-old clichéd mantras at you. No, I’d rather give you something productive… Read moreStress, Eat Your Heart Out!
Spending time with heaps of students who share the same passions as you is a total dream. As a student you get endless opportunities to do just that! I’ve been able to travel to London with Amnesty International, to Glasgow with Sexpression, and… Read moreGetting Involved in Student Conferences
One of my favourite places in Edinburgh is the Castle Terrace Farmer’s Market. It’s a really cute little market held every Saturday from 9-2 (if that’s a bit early for you on a Saturday, there’s also a Sunday market in… Read moreLazy Saturdays at the Castle Terrace Farmer’s Market