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
It’s officially here, the dreaded month of January. Spirits are low, cold winds are high, and your December exam results could be average. But fret not, because here are 5 ways to counter those January blues right here in Edinburgh…. Read more5 ways to counter the January blues in Edinburgh
Before joining University, you hear plenty of horror stories about just how bad student cooking can be. You’ve probably heard some yourself – the flatmate of a friend who only ever ate pasta, or the older brother who lived off… Read moreIs there more to life than pasta? A student’s guide to cooking up a feast
It’s that part of the semester. The deadlines are approaching, there are many readings yet to be made and some essays to be written. There seems to be no time left for anything other than student life! Well, here are… Read more5 tips to study for long periods of time
Image found here. Hello, your future calling… What’s that? A month left? Soon I can call myself a graduate. Alumnus. Professional. Adult. July 2nd marks the last day of my undergraduate career and the first day of… well, I’ll get to… Read moreThe Year of Graduation: Final Reflections, Future Visions
Image source: https://glasgowguardian.co.uk/2018/03/22/university-pension-row-14-days-of-strike-action-across-the-uk/ A breakdown in talks between the University College Union (UCU) and Universities UK (UUK) has resulted in confirmed strikes over the next few weeks. This can be a confusing time for many students left wondering what… Read moreStrikes. Why and When?
You’ve made it to university…now what? There are so many options for life after university, like going further in your education with a graduate scheme or degree, beginning your professional career or travelling. It’s difficult to make a decision or… Read morePlanning for your future
So you have accepted an offer to study abroad and are wondering what’s next. Luckily, we’ve put together this handy guide on how to best prepare for your exchange, complete with a visual checklist – fancy! Preparing to go abroad may leave you feeling… Read morePreparing for your Year Abroad
As I near the end of my undergraduate years I must think carefully about my next steps. What will I do? Where will I go? Oh, and how? The elusive real world no longer feels so abstract. I have to think about how… Read moreInternational experiences that boost your CV
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!