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Working as a student: how, why and where
For many students, working part time is a great way to make living in Edinburgh more affordable. As someone coming...
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Wild swimming and mental health
Wild swimming is an exhilarating activity and has also been linked to improving and boosting mental health. Wild swimming is...
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Society Spotlight: Geography society aka Geogsoc
The Geography Society - more commonly known as  "Geogsoc" - is our student-led society run for all those with an...
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World Oceans Day: 3 Tips to protect our oceans from home
(Photo: https://saveourseas.com) On June 8th, the world gathers to celebrate World Oceans Day, an initiative aiming to raise awareness on...
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World Environment Day 2020
World Environment Day falls on the 5th of June every year. It was founded by the United Nations in 1974...
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Four major lessons I learned from my EPM MSc classes
In the blink of an eye, eight months have passed since I arrived in Edinburgh in early September 2019 to...
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The Legend of Greyfriars Bobby!
A famous statue of a dog stands in the heart of Old Town, Greyfriars Bobby. I pass it every day...
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Student life at The University of Edinburgh

Recent posts on student life
Working as a student: how, why and where
For many students, working part time is a great way to make living in Edinburgh more affordable. As someone coming...
Read More "Working as a student: how, why and where"
Society Spotlight: Geography society aka Geogsoc
The Geography Society - more commonly known as  "Geogsoc" - is our student-led society run for all those with an...
Read More "Society Spotlight: Geography society aka Geogsoc"
World Oceans Day: 3 Tips to protect our oceans from home
(Photo: https://saveourseas.com) On June 8th, the world gathers to celebrate World Oceans Day, an initiative aiming to raise awareness on...
Read More "World Oceans Day: 3 Tips to protect our oceans from home"
World Environment Day 2020
World Environment Day falls on the 5th of June every year. It was founded by the United Nations in 1974...
Read More "World Environment Day 2020"
Post-Semester Schedules & Assessments: How to Work on Your Dissertation?
It’s the start of the third semester: a couple of days have passed since you submitted your last assessment, and...
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Transitions to Online Learning during COVID-19: First-hand Experiences
What a sudden turn this year has taken! Who would’ve thought on January 1st 2020 that our lives would have...
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A Day in the Life at Virtual Uni!
With the current global situation, first and second year exams have been cancelled and our teaching has been moved online....
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Staying mindful during lockdown
How university prepared me for lockdown Everybody’s experience of lockdown is different, but the way you perceive this time changes...
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