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Student Stories

Student Stories

Blogs and vlogs from students of the University of Edinburgh

Tag: Transitions

University accommodation courtyard in the sun shine.

Reading Time: 3 minutes …by Katie / from Wales, UK / studying LLB Law (Graduate entry) Where I was going to live upon arriving in Edinburgh was my initial and largest concern before moving to the city. This blog will explain the process I went through in choosing where to stay and my experience. The Catering Question? Choosing catered […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

A student sits, talking to the camera.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hi, my name is Milly. I’m a state-educated student who is currently studying History of Art at Edinburgh University. Welcome to part two of my first year at the University of Edinburgh videos. In this section I’ll be talking about my background, some of my mental health struggles, and the events that led up to […]

A student smiles into the camera in their room

Reading Time: < 1 minute …Hi, my name is Milly. I’m a state-educated student who is currently studying History of Art at Edinburgh University. Here is my documentation covering everything from homesickness to overcoming severe mental health struggles, to meeting so many new and amazing people and finding yourself and new passions, all while trying to navigate the somewhat chaos […]

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