I consider myself lucky to be able to continue my postgraduate study in Edinburgh, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. After an intense period of study and exams, my family and I decided to rejuvenate ourselves with a holiday – and fortunately in the UK there are lots of fascinating and iconic places to enjoy. So, we hired a car and set off to explore some of the family-friendly attractions on offer.
As a Muslim, Islam requires us to do Salat (prayer), to eat halal food and to fast. Being in new surroundings in a new country, Muslim students might struggle initially to keep up with these worships without the necessary information and insights. Here, I will try to share my experience as a Muslim adapting to life as a student in Edinburgh.
Returning to higher education can be daunting, especially if you have been used to receiving a full time wage for some years! Then there is that last little detail……I’m now what is classed as a ‘mature student’.
Studying in a new country with a distance of 7,600 miles from your home can be quite challenging, especially if you are taking your family along. Here are several tips and tricks that might help you settle into Edinburgh quickly, and adapt to the differences in societies, cultures, weather and regulations.
There are numerous lists of awesome places to visit in Scotland, and they include awesome spots like Loch Ness (didn’t find Nessy… yet) and Edinburgh Castle (really fantastic views). Here are some of the other spots that I have enjoyed visiting since I arrived in Edinburgh.
The diversity of Edinburgh’s architecture, culture and history makes for some spectacular photo opportunities. If you have never visited the city before, there are numerous Instagram accounts that capture the beauty of Edinburgh perfectly, showing the city off in all its splendour. Here are some of our favourites!
We caught up with Wendy Loretto to find out more about her research into equality and diversity, her priorities for the Business School, and as one of the few female Business School Deans, what has inspired her to succeed throughout her career?
Have you recently been offered a place on a postgraduate programme at the University of Edinburgh Business School? Make sure you complete these 6 steps to secure your place.
The idea that some people are simply born great leaders may seem true on the surface but after completing a two-day MBA retreat to Dunkeld, the gateway to the Scottish Highlands, my belief shifted.
What are you doing to make sure you have your best year ever? At the School we’re kicking off with new experiences, new opportunities for our students, keeping in touch with our nearest and dearest and adding a spot of charity work to the blend. Here is how we’re mixing things up in 2017