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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 […]

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? […]

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: 3 minutes By: Clara, BSc Geography student and Digital Marketing Intern Hi there! My name is Clara, and I am the Digital Marketing Intern in the School of GeoSciences this summer. I have just finished the third year of my BSc in Geography, and my interests within GeoSciences include glaciology, GIS, and remote sensing, alongside all things […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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