Informatics Student Tips

Informatics Student Tips

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

Tag: student life

Using MyEd and LEARN are going to be a major part of any student’s life at University of Edinburgh. Understanding how to use each of these tools effectively is important, fortunately the University has put together a bunch of resources on how to use MyEd and LEARN Ultra  MyEd  MyEd is the main hub of […]

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 […]

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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 […]

I had been planning what I would take as my optional course for quite a while – ever since I started researching different Universities and courses in School. Back then, I was quite set on taking a language. As I pondered over the choices further, I considered options such as psychology, philosophy, and linguistics since I was […]

What is the Advice Place? The Advice Place are a team of professionally trained advisors here to support students during their time at the University. One of the topics I have looked to their website for is accommodation, as I found that the pandemic and being an international student made finding private accommodation for me […]

How to open a UK Bank Account One of the first things you’ll need to think about when you arrive in Edinburgh will be opening your bank account. I know this topic seems very grown up and confusing but here are a few quick tips to make it easier for you:  Start the process ASAP, […]

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 my top 5 tips of things to do at the start when you arrive! Look at your timetable and sort out a […]


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