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…by Jamilla / from the UK / studying PhD Molecular Biology / 4th Year I wanted to be a scientist from a young age – I was forever making potions or looking at flies under a toy microscope. I didn’t know about PhDs or MScs at that age; all I knew is that I wanted […]

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…by Noof / from Qatar / studying MSc Clinical Management of Pain / 1st Year I am doing my MSc online while also working as a pain nurse. Many people find it difficult to study and work and take care of family at the same time. Everything seems complex and hard to manage until you learn how to […]

Johanna standing in a forest

…by Johanna / studying Psychology / 4th year So you’re interested in student life at Edinburgh University? Whether you’ve gotten an offer, confirmed your place or are simply trying to learn more about this wonderful city, this is the blog post for you! My name’s Johanna, I am going into my final year of Undergraduate […]

Kirsten sat on a boulder

…by Kirsten / from Italy / studying MSc Equine Science / 2nd year Summer time! Sunshine, holidays, relax… or is it? As an online MSc student I’d say not exactly. However, with some careful planning and time management summer can be both a relaxing and a productive time of year for us students! So how […]

Image of Monjurul at his laptop

…by Monjurul / from Bangladesh / studying MSc One Health / 1st Year I’m going to explain some personal experience in order to avoid the reduction of marks just because you wrote some extra words in your assignment. I usually write less than the quota given for any assignment. Recently, I was given an assignment […]


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