Informatics Student Tips

Informatics Student Tips

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

Category: Careers

Throughout my first 2 years at University, I have made a large effort to gain work experience. It can be quite hard to find internships and software-focused employment in your first two years. Luckily, however, there are many different types of employment you can get involved in and the University Career Service has many useful […]

Here is a short video of me talking about my first 2 years at University. Video Topics 1st Year at School of Informatics Optional Courses 2nd Year at School of Informatics Week in the Life Informatics Societies My experience at a start-up.

The School of Informatics has a strong link to industry and student enterprise. Each year there are many tech start-ups that come out of the school, and you can get involved with. In 2020-21, there were 100 start-ups founded by students with help from Edinburgh Innovations – the University’s commercialisation service.  My start-up journey – […]

There are many different opportunities to explore whilst studying Informatics such as volunteering, working in a student team such as EUFS, developing side projects, and start-ups. But one of the main focal points of a lot of Informatics student career is getting an internship.   An internship is a work placement at a company usually last […]


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