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Student Stories

Student Stories

Blogs and vlogs from students of the University of Edinburgh

Tag: Applying

A quiet lane of houses in the sunshine.

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Georgia / from the UK / studying Literature and Society In January of 2023, I applied for four Postgraduate courses at three separate universities: English Literature at the University of Exeter, Publishing at Stirling University, Publishing at Exeter again, and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. I had no clue where I would […]

Reading Time: 6 minutes …by Rory / from Scotland / MScR Biomedical Sciences / 1st Year Thinking about applying to the MScR Biomedical Sciences course? Or been accepted and wondering what to expect?  I am going to tell you a little bit about a few of my first experiences and some things I wish I had known before starting […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute …by Annet / from the Netherlands / studying MSc Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition / graduated 2019 In this video, Annet tells us how she went through the process of finding a masters and the application procedure at the University of Edinburgh for postgraduate taught applicants. Follow Annet’s adventures on her YouTube channel, Ferrentes: […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes …by Phoebe / from the United Kingdom / PhD Tissue Repair 2013-2017 I have done some reflecting and realise that it has been about 2 years since I went for my Tissue Repair PhD interview. I thought therefore that I should share my experience of the interview and intersperse some tips on the process to […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes …by Sinéad / from Ireland  / PhD Psychiatry / 4th Year 1. It’s supposed to be this stressful When I was firmly in the soul searching should I shouldn’t I phase of the PhD, I found myself really upset by how difficult I was finding the process. I felt ungrateful when I was spending time agonizing […]

Reading Time: 5 minutes …by Laura / from Ireland / MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement / 1st Year Final year of your undergraduate degree is the year when everyone around you starts asking “what next?” – what is the next step in your life? What will you do with yourself in just a few months’ time? You’ve completed […]


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