Self-care for Postgraduate Students

Do you have an established self-care routine or are you unsure as to where to start? Now in her second semester as a master’s student at the University of Edinburgh, Adekiite is here to offer you her tips for effective self-care. Blog by Adekiite, MSc Africa and International Development It was …

Progressing to Master’s study

Considering progressing directly from undergraduate to postgraduate studies? Jess is here to offer an insight into making the leap! Blog by Jess, MSc International Development Progressing directly from undergraduate to postgraduate For me, it was an easy decision to decide I wanted to do a master’s straight after finishing my …

It’s already second semester and I’m almost ready for my first placement!

It’s only been a few weeks so far, but the second semester has been a busy one. Donna is here to provide the low-down on how her semester is going. Blog by Donna, Social Work   As a third-year social work student my first practical placements are due to start …

Meet another of our new writers!

We are delighted to welcome a new postgraduate writer, who along with our existing writers will be sharing their experiences and thoughts on the things that matter to them. Meet the newest member of our team!  Welcome to the Students at SPS blog!   Adekiite Subject: MSc Africa and International Development …

Meet our new postgraduate writers!

We are delighted to welcome our new postgraduate writers, who along with our existing undergraduate writers will be sharing their experiences and thoughts on the things that matter to them. Meet the new members of our team!  Welcome to the Students at SPS blog!     Our team of SPS student …

2020, the year that changed the world: reflections and tips for navigating remote and hybrid learning

With the start of the new semester just around the corner, Lulu is here to reflect on the life of a student in the year that changed the world: 2020. The year of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. She also writes about what she’s learned through remote and hybrid learning, her experience in 2021, and shares tips for making the most of hybrid learning.

Charity shopping in Edinburgh

The festive season is almost upon us and we’re all on the hunt for perfect gifts for friends and family. Fortunately, Edinburgh has a fantastic second-hand scene, offering a more affordable and sustainable shopping alternative, with loads of fantastic charity shops to hunt for hidden gems. Katie is here to …

So many deadlines: Six tips for time management

Do you plan your time effectively or are you often unsure where to start?  Now in her third year at Edinburgh, Donna is here to offer you her tips for effective time management.