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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 →

During the first week of September 2018 I was lucky enough to participate in a research project sponsored by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) that aimed to address and improve access to field trips for geoscience students with disabilities. This took place in Anglesey and was a unique trip that involved meeting 11... 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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