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

  It’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 →

Wildlife detectives

It's a cold and cloudy morning with short outbursts of rain. Our group is preparing to set out to the forest. Everyone is excited because today.... we will learn how to find badger setts. Following several minutes of ice-breaking chats and some useful facts about badger ecology, it's time to set off. Our trainer, Abbie... Continue Reading →

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