Have you considered volunteering in Edinburgh while you’re here? Lulu writes about her time volunteering on the University’s Digital Ambassador Programme, and the benefits she gained from the experience.
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.
Looking to get out of Edinburgh for the day? Donna has shared her recommendations for four fantastic places that are just a train ride away from the capital, so you can see a little more of Scotland while you’re here.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
Anxious about making friends or meeting new people at University? Say no more! As part of the University of Edinburgh student body, you have access to over 300 student societies and clubs. Lulu is here to tell you all about her favourites, and why she thinks societies are a great opportunity to meet people with whom you share interests with.
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 …
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.