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Student Stories

Blogs and vlogs from students of the University of Edinburgh

Tag: City of Edinburgh

Image of Edinburgh Castle and blue skies.

Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Rowetta / from Edinburgh / studying International Business / 2nd year Edinburgh is a city of rich history and culture, renowned for its many festivals and stunning architecture, and there is always something going on with plenty of choices to suit everyone! This article moves past the typical tourist attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Katherine / studying Civil Engineering / 5th Year. Moving to a new city can inevitably, be a nerve-wracking time, however I can assure you that I have found Edinburgh a fantastic city to call home for the length of my university degree.   Edinburgh has plenty of sights to see, both within the city centre, […]

View of water and Arthur's Seat

Reading Time: 4 minutes …by Audrey / from Belgium / studying MSc Environmental Sustainability / graduated 2021 It’s that exciting and nerve-wracking period before your start at University, and you’re asking yourself so many questions, trying to piece together what your life might look like in a few weeks’ time: where am I going to live? Who am I […]

Statues in a library

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Scarlett / from the USA / studying MA (Hons) History and Politics / 4th year It’s Wednesday, February 2nd… 8.00am – Typically when I wake up and the first thing to do is grab a cup of tea and breakfast. I can’t say that I’m always waking up this time or getting up right […]

Image of Jupiter Artland

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Georgia / from the UK / studying Geography / 2nd year Don’t get me wrong, Edinburgh is a fantastic city to explore, with endless opportunity to visit new places, try different food spots and capture content for your instagram. But occasionally the Semester begins to feel never ending, and with much of work being […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes …by Annabel / from the UK / studying Veterinary Medicine / 1st year Hey everyone! For anyone that doesn’t know my name is Annabel and I’m a first year vet student here in Edinburgh. I’m originally from the south of England and so Edinburgh is quite a distance from home for me. Since this is […]

The Meadows blossom and view from Arthur's Seat

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Lily / from the UK / studying MPhys Physics / 5th year There are myriad green spaces in Edinburgh. In fact, it has previously been named the greenest city in the UK with almost 50% of it devoted to greenery. I’m going to give my top four a mention here, but there are so […]

Top of Arthur's Seat

Reading Time: 4 minutes …by Shreya / from England / studying History and Politics / 2nd year Hi, Shreya here! I’m just writing a quick blog post about the city of Edinburgh as there is a lot to do and I want to make sure that you make the most of it. As a capital city, Edinburgh has a […]

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