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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, […]

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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: 4 minutes By Vojta, BSc Geology and Physical Geography Time: 7:30 am Place: my bed, somewhere in EDINBURGH   I open my eyes. Open the blinds. Open the window. Fresh air fills my lungs. I do all the things people normally do in the mornings. Everything seems almost ordinary, like it is going to be another day […]

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Molly, BSc Geology and Physical Geography  With the likelihood of fully returning to campus looking slim at the moment, the prospect of at home learning and living may seem disheartening, but as someone who has lived at home, as well as lived on campus, and indeed did online learning in town for the past […]

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Reading Time: 6 minutes By Molly, BSc Geology and Physical Geography  There is a lot of different fields within Geoscience, perhaps the two biggest are Geography and Geology. Before coming to Uni, it was difficult to pick between the two, as I found both very interesting, but then I realised there was another option, with the best of both […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Molly, BSc Geology and Physical Geography  One thing I’ve missed during lockdown is being able to go fossil hunting. It’s always interesting to find a fossil and learn more about the geology of the place you are exploring. Edinburgh is a great place for exploring, with so many landmarks and sights to see, but […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes By Alex, BSc Geology and Physical Geography  After a long summer we are finally back to classes, but this time we are largely online! Today, I want to take everyone through a short look through my first week of online classes, as well as my top tips of how to keep on top of things […]

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Reading Time: 6 minutes By Alex, BSc Geology and Physical Geography  The past two years have gone by in a blink of an eye, it feels like I’ve been here forever, but it also feels like I’ve been here just a couple days. From our Q&A sessions I’ve seen a lot of questions about what it was like moving […]

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Reading Time: 6 minutes By Alex, BSc Geology and Physical Geography  With the current global situation, first and second year exams have been cancelled and our teaching has been moved online. We were fortunate to already have had most of our teaching in person. Our classes have now ended but today I’m going to give you a rundown of […]

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