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Tag: School of Geosciences

Photograph of Ademiku holding his award certificate

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Ademiku, MSc Food Security Volunteering for me, is a demonstration of the love for community development. In any community that I find myself in, I want to leave a lasting positive impact. This desire has totalled around 50 hours per week, going on for about six years now. If you are a leader, passionate […]

Ademiku takes a selfie while standing on a motorway bridge in his home country of Nigeria

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Ademiku Adeleye   My name is Ademiku Adeleye and I am from Nigeria. I am a Mastercard Foundation Scholar, studying a Food Security Master’s degree. I am also the Postgraduate Taught School representative for the School of Geosciences. First impressions Embarking on a journey as an international student often gives you a variety of […]

Amy Tyndall is getting set up for her BBC interview on Bass Rock. A journalist with a tripod is pointing a camera at her. Hundreds of gannets can be seen sitting in the background.

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Amy Tyndall I’ve been studying part-time over the past two years alongside my ‘real job’ for an MSc in Earth Observation and Geoinformation Management, with a view to changing career. After graduating with a PhD in Astrophysics in 2014, I went straight into working in science communication and public engagement. It’s a job I’ve […]

A selfie of Emmy with the rest of the communications and marketing team in the background. Everyone is sitting around a table in a restaurant.

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Emmy Sawyer, business student and Digital Marketing Intern 2023 I know what you may be thinking from this blog title and the answer is, yes! I too pondered whether I’m really the right person for this role. How could I possibly communicate on behalf of a School that I’m not even a part of? […]

Ayla stands on a boat's deck with her back to the camera, looking out towards the ocean. The sun shines brightly in the sky, casting a warm glow on the woman and the surroundings. In the background, the ocean sparkles and two dolphins can be seen leaping in and out of the water. The woman is wearing shorts and appears relaxed and content as she enjoys the beautiful scene.

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Ayla Besemer Have you ever found yourself caught between two passions, two worlds? Have you ever wondered where you’d be if you’d listened to a younger version of yourself? Have you ever found yourself straying from what you knew you were meant to do, because of what was easy? Did you find your way […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes By: Clara, Digital Marketing Intern 2022 and BSc Geography student I’ve reached the final week of my internship! So just before I log out from all the GeoSciences services and finish up my final few things, I thought I would reflect a bit on what I have been up to this summer, and what this […]

Graduates outside McEwan Hall

Reading Time: 3 minutes By: Clara, BSc Geography and Digital Marketing Intern 2022 For the first two weeks of my internship, I completed most of my work via the computer. Either in the office at Grant Institute, or from my own kitchen table. However, these past two weeks I have had to move around in my job increasingly more. […]

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, […]

Image showing The University of Edinburgh on the UCAS website.

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: 3 minutes By Vojta, BSc Geology and Physical Geography Today is my last official day as the Employ.ed on Campus Digital Marketing Intern, so I thought I’d reflect back on the whole experience and what the internship gave me. Over the past 10 weeks, I have had the chance to work on so many exciting projects. It […]

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