Category: Societies & Sports

Reading Time: 2 minutes This year, the University of Edinburgh Geography Society (GeogSoc) took part in the socially distanced One Day Relay in September, where staff and students ran for 24 hours to raise money for Health in Mind. The One Day Relay is a 24-hour running event that took place from 6pm on Friday 25th September to Saturday 26th, raising […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes Who are we? Palaeontology is about all things prehistoric! Our society is focused on the scientific study of fossils, including things such as dinosaurs, mammoths and other extinct creatures. Almost all of our society members are undergrads and complete amateurs so there’s no need to worry about lack of experience or knowledge, we are all […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Geography Society – more commonly known as  “Geogsoc” – is our student-led society run for all those with an interest in Geography. Formed in 1935, we are one of the university’s oldest and largest societies- and one of the most sociable too! With over 200 current members and over 1800 alumni members, we host […]

Picture of palaeontology society committee after the quiz

Reading Time: 7 minutes Edinburgh University has over 350 societies; from Mahjong society to chocolate society – there is an endless list of new hobbies, activities and educational pursuits to enjoy. In addition to appreciation, political, and volunteering societies, almost every school has a society tailored to them.  As a fresher I (like many others) signed up to way […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes Of course you’re at university to study and learn new things and get a degree. But sometimes, when the working day is done, girls (and boys and non-binary people) just wanna have a social life, amiright? And the great thing about the University of Edinburgh is that with more than 280 student societies, it’s easy […]

Reading Time: 12 minutes Moving to Edinburgh was one of the hardest moves I’ve ever had to make.  I’ve lived in Nice, Montréal and Indonesia, but this experience was something different…  PART I: Foundations – Managing Your Mental Health  I was in a really vulnerable state when I moved here which I will not go into, but what I […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute The School of Geosciences Community BEES group have had a super busy year of organising fantastic events for student and staff. Check out their blog to see what they have been up to as they reflect on the year! Community BEES blog

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