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SPS student voices and experiences
Students at SPS


Find out what it’s like to be a student at Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science (SPS) from those with first-hand experience – our students.

Our team of SPS student writers share their experiences and thoughts on the things that matter to them. From writing your first assignment, to what to do in Edinburgh at the weekend, what to expect in Welcome Week, living away from home, hybrid learning, living sustainably and more.

Take a look at our first blog post: Meet the Students at SPS blog writers

If there is a topic you’d like to see covered on our blog, please let us know at and we’ll pass it to our writers.


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