Environmental Geoscience Field Trips

Hello! Hereā€™s a blog post about the compulsory field trips for Environmental Geoscience (EG) undergraduate students šŸ˜Š In first year, after two weeks of classes, all earth science undergrads (geology, geology and physical geography, environmental geoscience, etc.) go on a one-day field trip to Pease Bay and Siccar Point (about 1 hour away from Edinburgh).... Continue Reading →

Two weeks in the Arctic

Hello everyone! As promised by some of my posts on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter, here is an article about my summer course at UNIS (University Centre in Svalbard), in Longyearbyen (78Ā°N!). It was called ā€œShipping in the Arcticā€, and lasted from the end of July to mid-August (2 weeks). You have to know that Longyearbyen does not experience... Continue Reading →

Roses are red, Saltires are blue…

As summer approaches and holiday plans to far-flung destinations populate the screens of starry-eyed students on every floor of the library, I have been reflecting on my last four years living in Edinburgh. When I first came to visit the School of Geosciences, blue skies smiled down on the cobbled mish-mash rooftops of Auld Reekie... Continue Reading →

What lies beyond lectures? Seminars, workshops and talks that captured my interest and added to my Masters experience

  Itā€™s true that most of your postgraduate university life will be spent in lectures, reading or studying. However, it is important not to forget that there are so many other amazing things going on in the outside world, that do actually compliment your education. Many people will choose to join societies or athletic clubs,... Continue Reading →

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