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.

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.

Get involved in Edinburgh’s student clubs and societies

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.

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 …

The seasons of Arthur’s Seat

Blog by Laerke, Sustainable Development No matter which side of town you’re on, you can see him. Rising above the city, Arthur’s Seat and Salisbury Crags are a magical piece of countryside in the middle of the capital. Join Lærke for a walk through the seasons on this quintessential part …

What I wish I had known before starting university

Lulu is here to share her wisdom with you on the things she wishes she had known before starting university and those that she’s learnt over the past two years. 

Getting involved in sports at the University: Netball in Edinburgh

Interested in getting involved in sport when you join us in Edinburgh? Katie shares everything you need to know to get involved in netball at the University and more widely in Edinburgh. With local clubs holding trials over the next few weeks, it’s the perfect time to give it a try.

Course choices: explore your options and discover something new

As we approach Welcome Week, Katie takes us through her experience with making her course choices – the range of courses she selected, how they’ve helped her in her studies, work and volunteering outside of university, and how it ended up changing her direction of study. She’s got loads of tips to help you choose what’s right for you.

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.