Category: Student life

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Lindsay – 3rd Year MEarthSci Geology and Physical Geography    With the world slowly opening back up post-Covid, field trips are again up and running, specifically our abroad field trips. So, what do we do with 9 days in Spain as a GPG student?   What do we do? As a very general overview, […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Ade Samuel, MSc Energy, Society and Sustainability From a young age, energy has been a topic I’ve found fascinating. Growing up as a Kittitian national moving between the Caribbean and the U.S. made me acutely aware of how important issues surrounding energy and climate change response are for Caribbean communities.  These experiences spurred my […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes By Nancy, MSc Energy, Society and Sustainability Have you received an offer to study with us? Here’s what I did after getting my offer! Visit Edinburgh on Google Streetview Edinburgh was a completely unexplored city for me. Accepting the offer means I would have to start planning for at least a year of life in […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes By Kylie, Msc Environment, Culture and Society   If you’re considering to do a Masters in Geoscience, but come from a different academic or professional background, I got you.   As a BA (Hons) in English Literature graduate, I’d never imagined myself to be pursuing a Masters of Science, much less with the School of Geoscience. […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes by Coby, MSc Carbon Management I am told that I tend to be a bit overly critical of myself — particularly when it comes to my writing abilities. When the pandemic hit in early 2020, I was just beginning to realize that the engineering career I was building for myself was not going to cut […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Natalie, MSc Environment & Development Coming from the US, there are so many similarities between home and Edinburgh, but I’ve found that it’s the little things, the ones you don’t really think about beforehand, that are the biggest differences and require the most adjustment. I’ll just give a few examples to help illustrate what […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes By Lindsay, Geology and Physical Geography    If you’re anything like me, trying to decide what courses to apply for through UCAS was a STRUGGLE. I knew I wanted to get a degree whilst I had the time and didn’t have to worry about the financial burden, however, I had no clue what I actually […]

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Lindsay, BSc, Geology and Physical Geography   Commuting or staying at university is a big choice to make, especially trying to decide what works best for you. Maybe you want to stay at home but have no idea how it works? Will you make your classes in time? Is it worth it financially? I’m […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes By Kylie, Msc Environment, Culture and Society   It’s January and that means Veganuary is finally here! This has to be one of my favourite times of the year, because this is the month where new and limited vegan offerings are released to vegan-curious and vegans alike. It’s like Christmas for all things vegan! As […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Nancy, MSc Energy, Society and Sustainability Christmas is around the corner! Some of you may be heading home and spending time with your family. But in case your home is too far away, like me, or maybe you just want to stay to experience Edinburgh’s Christmas,  you may want to read my Christmas Plans […]

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