Informatics Student Tips

Informatics Student Tips

School of Informatics students give their tips on studying Computer Science and living in Edinburgh

Month: June 2022

As an Informatics student, having a strong programming ability and knowing how to efficiently learn new languages is essential to success in later years. It can be difficult to learn new languages at the start of your programming journey as you might find yourself stuck going in circles with the numerous tutorials on YouTube or […]

From the 31st January 2022, everyone under the age of 22 will receive free bus travel across Scotland. In order to use the free bus travel, you must have a National Entitlement Card (NEC) or Young Scot National Entitlement Card (Young Scot NEC).   How to apply You can either apply online at Get your […]

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Introduction I remember when I was beginning my first year, I had some trouble reading textbooks. The trouble wasn’t with the actual reading (albeit the language in textbooks can be complicated). Instead, the trouble was with absorbing the information to remember it. I often felt as if I was just reading to a certain page […]

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Hey everyone! My name is Donald Jennings, and I am entering my 3rd year of the MInf Informatics programme. I grew up in a small town in the North-East of Scotland called Fraserburgh before moving to Edinburgh in September 2020 to start my studies. I am going to be developing this blog about my student […]

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