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Students at SPS

SPS student voices and experiences
Students at SPS

What’s it like to be a Postgraduate student at Edinburgh? Becky starts blogging!

Hi all, I am Becky, I’m 23 and I’m studying an MSc in Global Mental Health and Society, with a particular interest in education, refugees and child and adolescent mental health. I’m originally from the North West of England but completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University. …

Exploring Edinburgh – Josh joins the blog!

Hi, I’m Josh, a Second-Year History and Politics student here at the University of Edinburgh. As I near the halfway point of my degree, I’m struck by how much has changed in my life in such a short space of time. Only two years ago I was waiting to see …

Introducing Verity, our newest writer!

Hello, folks! I’m Verity, a fourth-year undergraduate student on the Archaeology and Social Anthropology programme, which means I’ve got a foot in two schools that are conveniently located next door to each other in the Central campus area. Top tip – finding the corridor that connects the Old Medical School …

From Mexico to Scotland: Introducing Karen!

Hey there! My name is Karen, and I’m from the northern part of Mexico, specifically from Monterrey; I’m here to tell you all about my incredible journey from Mexico to Scotland and why I chose to study at the University of Edinburgh for my Master’s degree in International Development. So, …

My final First Week at the University of Edinburgh!

This week 4th year student Shreya steps back into the shoes of a first year student and shares her hints, tips and tricks as she reflects back on her very first Freshers Week  at the University of Edinburgh.  My final First Week at the University of Edinburgh! Hi, I’m Shreya …

Goodbye, Edinburgh! Reflecting on a year of postgraduate study

This week we say goodbye to our student writer Adekiite, after a year studying her Master’s with us at the University of Edinburgh. Make sure you check out Adekiite’s other posts about postgraduate life linked at the bottom of the blog.

Reflection on a year of postgraduate study in Edinburgh

As Jess prepares to leave Edinburgh after a year studying the MSc International Development, she writes a final blogpost reflecting on her time here at the School of Social and Political Science. Farewell, Jess! Make sure you check out Jess’ other posts about postgraduate life linked at the bottom of the blog.


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