The Myth of the 24 Hour Essay

For a lot of degrees 24 hour essays are common place with students being used to them since first year. However, with Geology type degrees (Geology, Geology and Physical Geography, Geophysics and Geophysics and Geology), these assessments are a haunting myth that you hear about taking place in our fourth year. Now that I've reached... 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 (78°N!). It was called “Shipping in the Arctic”, and lasted from the end of July to mid-August (2 weeks). You have to know that Longyearbyen does not experience... Continue Reading →

My semester in a nutshell

I'm Emma and I'll be one of the student bloggers for 17/18! I am a 4th year student studying Geology and Physical Geography from Ayrshire. I am extremely passionate about my course especially focusing in glaciology and fieldwork. I think that my course is such a fun course that is full of lots of interesting... Continue Reading →

A Warm and Jolly Hello

Hi everyone, I'm Julie! I moved to Edinburgh from Germany in 2016 and am currently in my third year studying Geography and Economic and Social History (it’s quite a mouthful, I know). As someone whose main academic interests lie in social and political geography (especially issues surrounding health, the environment and sustainable development) and who... Continue Reading →

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