Why I chose to study Sociology and Politics

Unsure of your subject choice or even how to go about narrowing down many choices? Lulu is here to offer an insight into how she reached her decision to study Sociology and Politics at Edinburgh.

Eating well on a budget

If you struggle to use everything up, to always have something in to eat, often resort to takeaway or find your weekly shops too expensive, Katie’s guide to eating well on a budget is for you. University life can be expensive, and some people find it difficult to afford their …

Coffee and cake in Edinburgh

It’s a well-known fact that many of us can’t start our day without a morning cup of coffee, requiring the caffeine to kick start the day, or to act as a pick-me-up after hours of studying. Donna is here to introduce you to her favourite Edinburgh coffee shops.

A love letter to the Chaplaincy

It has been a while since I ran frantically around the central Edinburgh campus, balancing a coffee cup and laptop on the cobblestones between lectures. But I still remember the feeling of entering the Chaplaincy, getting myself a 20p cup of tea, and plopping into one of their green couches with a sigh of relief.

Exploring the hidden gems of Edinburgh

When it comes to unique attractions, Edinburgh doesn’t fall short. The more you wander around our beautiful city, the more you will spot a mixture of picture perfect and magical sceneries ready to take your breath away. 

Packing for university

Getting ready to start at university for the first time? It might seem a little overwhelming to figure out what you’ll need to bring, but Katie’s here with her top packing tips to help get you started. So, you’ve chosen Edinburgh, you’ve found accommodation, you’re super excited, but what on …

Sustainable eating in Edinburgh

We have probably all heard the tropes: ramen, cheese toasties, frozen pizza. The easy foods that concerned family members imagine are all that students eat. But is that really true? Laerke is here with the lowdown on sustainable eating in Edinburgh. Sure, for some people cooking is a skill not …

Reflecting on my reasons to study at the University of Edinburgh

Donna reflects on her first two years at the University and the route she took to studying Social Work at the School of Social and Political Science, balancing lockdown, her family and studying, and the support she’s received from the University. There are so many reasons to study at the …