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Worried about the weather? Here’s where to find Spring in Edinburgh

Many students worry about the weather when they come up to Edinburgh – but fear not, it’s still possible to find natural beauty amongst the occasional spot of rain… here, Ita shares the secret to getting the best out of spring in the capital city. Finally, the days are getting …

At a loss for motivation? Here’s Ita’s guide to regaining your love for studying

At some point during our time at University, most of us will experience a dip in or even an almost complete loss of motivation to study. It is not necessarily our fault. Such things happen even, or maybe predominantly, to the best students. I have written in one of my …

Edinburgh’s Christmas! Ita’s guide to navigating the festive period

The Christmas season is nearly upon us and many of our students will soon be leaving Edinburgh to go back home for the holidays. However, for various reasons, some of us will be staying here over the festive period. Although this might seem tricky, it doesn’t have to be! Fortunately, …

Ita’s Day in the Life: Exam Edition

Semester 1 coming to an end means only one thing: exams are looming… But it’s not all doom and gloom! Our student writer, Ita, provides an insight into exam time in Edinburgh. Welcome to my day! 8am: wake up, do some morning yoga, go for a walk. I love to …

Budgeting at Uni: Ita’s guide to managing your finances

One of the biggest changes to adapt to at university is managing your finances on your own: here, our student blogger Ita explains how she looks after her money. Being a student is not easy, especially if you move out of home and have to live on your own in …

Choosing your courses: Ita’s Electives advice

One of the biggest benefits of studying at Edinburgh is the electives system, where you can choose to study courses outside of your degree programme from a range of options across the University. Here, our student blog writer Ita gives her advice on how to pick them. Every year students …

From Edinburgh Undergrad to Postgrad – Introducing Ita

Hello everyone! My name is Ita and I am a current PG student at the University of Edinburgh (I have just finished my UG degree – MA Archaeology and Social Anthropology – also at Edinburgh). I am originally from Europe, coming from a small town on the Polish-German border near …


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