Did Game of Thrones end well or not? A lesson in Critical Reading with Adekiite!

Did Game of Thrones end well or not? A lesson in Critical Reading with Adekiite I remember not everyone liked the ending of the popular TV drama series- Game of Thrones (GOT). I haven’t seen it to date (I’m a bit of a movie pariah) but heard many of the …

Critical thinking and writing

Have you ever received feedback such as “your essay is too descriptive” or “you need to show more critical analysis?” This is all too common and can be the bane of many postgraduate students. While some description may be necessary, most university assignments require work that is analytical and critical …

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 …

Study skills: How can time management, research and writing skills help you beyond University?

Wondering how the study skills you are developing at University will assist you in your future career? Katie is here to offer an insight into how she has already starting using those skills day-to-day.

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.