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Student Stories

Student Stories

Blogs and vlogs from students of the University of Edinburgh

Tag: Online Learning

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Georgina / from the United Kingdom / MSc Equine Science / 1st Year Hello 🙂 My name is Georgina and I have just become a student on the part time distance-led MSc in Equine Science here at the University of Edinburgh this September. Let me begin by telling you a little bit about myself. […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Njideka / from Nigeria / Master of Public Health (online) / 3rd Year I was so excited when I got into the online Master’s in Public Health program at the University of Edinburgh. I’ll tell you about how much of a dream come true it was for me another day, but today let’s talk […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Alexandra / from Scotland / studying Medicine / 2nd year From my experience of last semester, there are certainly benefits to studying online. Online lectures mean you have more flexibility over when you choose to listen to the recordings, so you can schedule your study pattern around any other commitments. It is also really […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute …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 […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes …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 […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes …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 […]

Kirsten and a horse

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Kirsten / from Italy / studying MSc Equine Science (2nd year) Hello everyone! Kirsten here, I’m a second year MSc Equine Science student from Italy. This is my first post and I would like to tell you a little about my personal experience of taking an online degree and the opportunities this type of […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Monjurul / from Bangladesh / studying MSc One Health / 1st Year The Association of Commonwealth Universities is an international organisation dedicated to building a better world through higher education. International collaboration is central to this ambition: by bringing universities together from around the world – and crucially the people who study and work […]


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