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Informatics Student Tips

Informatics Student Tips

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

Category: Living in Edinburgh

Reading Time: < 1 minute Donald Jennings, Informatics Student, gives a tour of Appleton Tower, the building that hosts the School of Informatics’s teaching facilities.

Reading Time: 2 minutes You’ve just moved to Edinburgh from abroad. You are wondering how to get to know Scottish culture better. Here are some of my favourite things that I have tried out as an international student myself in the last few years! – Dimona

Reading Time: < 1 minute If you are under 22 years old and living in Scotland, you are eligible for free nationwide bus travel. Find more about how to apply here.

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the first things you’ll need to think about when you arrive in Edinburgh will be opening your bank account. This topic might seem very serious and grown up, but the process is relatively straight-forward. Read ahead for more information!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cycling is a very popular method of transport in Edinburgh as the city has a great cycling network. Listed here are some of the most helpful facilities and resources provided by the University for students who cycle.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Starting university can be quite daunting so it’s a good idea to prepare yourself in advance to make the process of settling in as smooth as it can be. So here are Ojaswee’s top 5 tips of things to do at the start when you arrive!

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the reasons why I love Edinburgh is because it has a mixture of both nature and city. As an avid walker, I really love walking to different locations and so all of the locations listed below are walk-friendly from the city centre!


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