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Student Stories

Student Stories

Blogs and vlogs from students of the University of Edinburgh

Tag: Student Life

View of the sun shining on the dome at Old College.

Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Hannah / from West Yorkshire, UK / studying Architecture (MA) Looking for student accommodation for first year can be a daunting task, so here are some top tips to narrow your search. 1. Halls Some students may be guaranteed halls accommodation, so this is a good place to start looking. The accommodation website explains […]

View of New College

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Lena / from Germany / studying Intellectual History (MSc) Edinburgh, with its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture, is a city that captivates the hearts of many. Being a student here is truly amazing, and you will certainly never run out of things to do. However, with it being such a wonderful (and […]

Trails from airplanes in a blue sky.

Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Fangzhou / from China / studying Counselling (Interpersonal Dialogue) MCouns / 2nd year As an international student, it could be very difficult to adjust to the new life in Edinburgh. The culture is different, the food is different, the way people dress, the social events people engage in… almost nothing is the same. I […]

Image of the Vet School in the snow.

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Sophie / from Edinburgh / studying Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVM&S) / 4th year As I reach the end of my 4th year here at Edinburgh Uni, there’s a lot that I’ve learnt from my time here, and not just academically! To save you taking 4 years to learn the things that I have, […]

An old book of Edinburgh inside a book shop

Reading Time: 2 minutes …by Sasha / from Ukraine / studying Global Crime, Justice and Security (MSc) Going through tonnes of scholarly texts every week for your studies may be an engaging task but certainly a tiring one. Every now and then, you may want to take a break and unwind. So what could be a better form of […]

A student is sitting in her room talking to camera.

Reading Time: < 1 minute …Hi, my name is Megan and I’m studying law and international relations. It’s Megan here for the last and final vlog. At this point I’m feeling a lot more confident in myself and my studies. Follow along in this vlog, to see how the year ends as I finish my last set of exams for […]

A student sits in their room talking to camera.

Reading Time: < 1 minute …Hi, my name is Megan and I’m studying law and international relations. Hi, it’s Megan here again. Follow me along as I’m now feeling a lot more settled in to the university life and starting to really get down on the workload in this vlog.   Watch more All of our student’s video diaries can […]

A student sits talking to camera in their room.

Reading Time: < 1 minute …Hi, my name is Megan and I’m studying law and international relations. So this vlog is going to be taking you along with me as I move into University and give you my top tips for settling in as well.   Watch more All of our student’s video diaries can be viewed here: Video Diaries […]


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