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Study Abroad Packing Essentials: Martha’s Must-Haves

Getting prepped and packed for a year abroad? Martha’s been there. Having spent a year abroad in Sweden, she’s got the lowdown on packing essentials – from practical must-haves to things that’ll make you feel a little more at home.  Blog by Martha Going abroad – whether to study or …

Bookshops, drag nights, cafés – Ash’s favourite queer spots in Edinburgh

Let’s be honest, normally the first thing that jumps to mind when thinking about Edinburgh might be the medieval old town, the amazing views from Arthur’s seat or even the city’s closeness to the Scottish Highlands. However, when I first moved to Edinburgh as a queer person, it was incredibly …

Introducing our new writer, Qixuan!

Hi everyone! I’m Qixuan, but feel free to call me Scott. Currently in my third year, I’m exploring the world of International Relations and International Law here at the University of Edinburgh. It’s a journey that’s as exciting as it is enlightening, and I can’t wait to share a bit …

Welcome to our new writer, Priyanka!

Hiya guys!   My name’s Priyanka and I’m a 4th year Medical student – but I promise I am writing for the right blog! During my 3rd year I intercalated (which is a fancy word for doing an extra year of study) in Anthropology and Sociology of Medicine, a course run …

Edinburgh’s top study spots: Indigo’s favourite workspaces

With semester two just around the corner, what better time to find a few new study spaces? Fourth-Year student Indigo shares some of her favourite study spots across Edinburgh, and includes tips on how to spruce up your own workspace if your prefer to study from home.  Hello all! In …

Introducing our new writer, Indigo!

Hello everyone! My name is Indigo (yes, my parents are very cool) and I’m a fourth-year International Relations student, which means I’m part of the School of Social and Political Science here at the University of Edinburgh. I’m originally from New York, but spent the first part of my childhood …


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