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Student Stories

Student Stories

Blogs and vlogs from students of the University of Edinburgh

Category: Our postgraduates

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Sandra / from Nigeria / studying Africa and International Development / Postgraduate I received my UK student visa via courier on a warm Friday afternoon in July 2021. It was one of the best moments of my life. I was over the moon with joy. I was finally certain of going to my dream […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Manxin / from China / studying Science Communication and Public Engagement / 1st year It’s still like a dream for me to study in such an inordinately beautiful city. But this is the best part, my dream has came true and now I am sitting in the Main Library with the sun setting on […]

Reading Time: 5 minutes …by Sienna / from the U.S.A. / studying Clinical Psychology / 3rd year A free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wing in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow cage can […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes …by Aurelia / from the UK / studying MSc International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law / Postgraduate Online Learner Whether you study full time or part time, face to face or online, at undergraduate or postgraduate level, balancing your studies around the rest of your life is a challenge. But, overcoming this challenge is key […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Andrew / from London / studying Biodiversity, Wildlife & Ecosystem Health (MSc) / Postgraduate Online Learning Programme I am in the third year of my programme of online study with the University of Edinburgh, and it is very easy to notice that this final instalment of my MSc journey feels rather ‘different’. The first […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Aurelia / from the UK / studying MSc International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law / Postgraduate Online Learner Getting started with your studies can feel like an overwhelming time, this can be more difficult if you are studying an online course as you wont have a physical classroom or the same kind of timetable […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Faith / from Kenya / studying Innovation Technology and the Law (LLM) / 1st year (PG) Finding accommodation in a new city is by far one of the most challenging and confusing tasks for a student (at least it was for me). The challenge comes in when you have various options but are not […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute …by Ruby / from Yorkshire / studying History / Postgraduate I’m sharing a day in my life studying during the pandemic. This vlog was originally published on ‘SHCA: Blogs from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology’. To read more blogs from History, Classics and Archaeology students you can visit the site here: https://blogs.ed.ac.uk/shca/

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