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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


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Welcome to the Informatics Student Tips blog where you can find more information on how to get started with studying and living in Edinburgh. Read more here about blog navigation and topics covered.


The Informatics Student Tips blog is split into several categories and subcategories.

First Steps

Here, you will find the most important information or advice you need to get you started before you start your studies.

Category: First Steps


This category contains information about aspects of academic life.

Category: Academics

This section is further split into:

Student Life

This category contains information about aspects of student life beyond academics.

Category: Student Life

This section is further split into:

Living in Edinburgh

This category contains information about what living in Edinburgh is like.

Category: Living in Edinburgh

This section is further split into:


The blog posts have been written and edited by various authors throughout the years. Here is a list of all contributors so far:

  • Dimona Videnlieva — Informatics Communications Intern 2023
  • Donald Jennings — Informatics Communications Intern 2022
  • Sraddheya Gurung — Informatics Communications Intern 2021
  • Muminah Koleoso — Informatics Student
  • Ojaswee Bajracharya — Informatics Student

Contact Us

This blog is managed by the Informatics Communications team at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh. f you have any questions, please contact us via the email below:


Blog post originally written by Dimona Videnlieva, Informatics Communications Intern 2023.


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