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School of Engineering Blog

School of Engineering Blog

A blog for students, staff, alumni and friends of the School of Engineering.

Category: Undergraduate

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Katherine, fourth year, MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering Balancing your studies alongside other commitments such as sports, social occasions and employment is key to a successful and enjoyable university career. When I arrived at university, I wish I had known how to balance all of my commitments, to avoid feeling overwhelmed by work! Separating work […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Freya, fourth year, MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering Edinburgh is a beautiful and vibrant city with so much to do. When you find the time away from your studies to explore, there are many fantastic options. However, as a student, it’s nice to keep in mind some affordable options, so, in this blog, I will […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Katherine, fourth year, MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering Getting involved with a sports team was one of the best choices I made at university. Joining a sports team has not only helped me keep fit and active, but has also allowed me to meet lots of new friends from a whole range of backgrounds, ages […]

Claire hiking in the Scottish mountains

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Claire, fourth year, BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering This summer, I will be (hopefully) graduating with a BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering after four amazing years! Having moved a long way from home in Malaysia to pursue this degree, it was a tough but rewarding journey. Looking back, I have learnt so much from my time […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes by Ewa, fourth year, MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering Have you been in a situation when your family or friends decide to visit you for a weekend and ask about your advice on what to visit in Edinburgh? There are so many things to see here, so what should you recommend? Maybe you haven’t even visited […]


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