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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

Reading Time: 3 minutes Donald Jennings, Informatics Student, talks about how to find an internship with a company.

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a student at the University, you will be using two important tools called MyEd and Learn Ultra. Understanding how to use each of these tools effectively is important. Read below to familiarise yourself with them!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Computer Science student, Sraddheya, tells us about a typical week in Year 1, Semester 1 in the School of Informatics.

Reading Time: 2 minutes One thing you will soon realise as a student is that we have a lot of work to get through in a week. Staying on top of your workload is important, so you can perform at your best and not fall behind on with your studies. Here are some of my top tips for managing your time.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Long-term memorisation is depended on the way you study. Being able to study efficiently is a critical skill to develop at your time at university, so read further for more information. 

Reading Time: 3 minutes As an Informatics student, having a strong programming ability and knowing how to efficiently learn new languages is essential to success in later years. Here are some tips on how to approach it in the beginning.

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 Reading academic books effectively is an important skill you will learn and improve throughout your degree. Here you will find tips on how to approach it.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Muminah Koleoso, Informatics Student, shares how she chose her optional (elective) courses in her 1st year.

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Advice Place are a team of professionally trained advisors within the Edinburgh University Students’ Association. They are here to support students during their time at the University. 


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