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
Semester two is here, and with it the realization that Edinburgh has started to feel like home. This got me thinking of the places around campus I spend most of my time in, and why I’ve come to like them…. Read moreMy Favourite Haunts on Campus
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
Following my last post about tips for your first week as an international student, I will like to write about something that seems obvious, and yet everyone struggles with: mobility in the city! How do I get to the campus?… Read moreTips for your first weeks as a postgraduate student – Part II
You finally made it! You are about to start your postgraduate program, and as much as that alone is really exciting you also have to deal with some “practical stuff”. How do you do it? What do you start with?… Read moreTips for your first weeks as a postgraduate student – Part I
Hi! My name is Ajda, I am from a beautiful country in central Europe, Slovenia. I’m in my second year of studying Cognitive Science (MA) at University of Edinburgh and enjoying it very much. Let me tell you my story of… Read moreMy Edinburgh story – how did I get to where I am now?
This is going to be a Slightly Serious post. I’m offering some very general advice for international students coming to the University of Edinburgh. It will be mostly based of my personal experiences as an American, so I’m sorry if… Read moreBeing a Good International Student: Respect and Mindfulness