Interning with the Marketing Team

By Grace Barclay, Marketing Intern It’s week four into my ten-week summer internship with the Marketing Department. This means it’s time to look back on my experience so far. The project One of the reasons I was so excited about this particular Internship was because of how creative the project is. For ten weeks, I

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Interning in Research & Innovation!

By Sophie Drummond, Research & Innovation Intern The background My name is Sophie, and I’m going into my fourth year of English and Linguistics at the University of Aberdeen. Here is a blog about the first three weeks of my Summer Internship in the department of Research & Innovation. The ‘Talking research’ project The ‘Talking

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Interning with the Planning Department

By Duncan Cramb, Planning Intern An eventful start I decided that I was going to try and be healthy throughout my internship, so I started this right by hitting the gym before my intern induction at 9am Monday morning. This meant dragging myself out of bed at half 6. After completing my gym workout and

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Interning with the Language Centre!

By Tiffany Burgess, Language Centre Student Experience Intern Hello everyone, My first week as Language Centre Student Experience Intern has come to an end and it’s time to write my first ever blog! My name is Tiffany and I am a third year Politics and Sociology student. So how did I get here…? Well, it

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Tips on how to Walk well

By Gabriel Kolanen, Studying English with History Wander to Wonder We think we have the knack of it–one leg in front of the other until one is three feet under. Biped locomotion, or to put it simply: walking, is a daily chore as we trudge, shuffle, strut, shimmy, drag or trot our way across campus.

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Top 5 Tips for Surviving Exams!

By Kaylea Kidd, Studying History This is a stressful time for many students as we enter exam season. In an effort to help those struggling at the moment, I would like to share some excellent tips given to me. These can help you relieve stress and do the best possible in your examinations. 1)      Begin

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Summer Advice: Get degree related experience!

By Elena Brand, Studying English with Creative Writing The Summer holidays are within reach. Four months of freedom, late nights and lie-ins before the next semester starts. This is the time to take a step back from coursework, deadlines, submission stress and revision-week. Time for getting your head clear. That way you can concentrate on

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Eco-Friendly Changes on Campus

By Anja Cvajnar, Studying Psychology Hello everyone! I think each of us wants to make sure we leave something for our successors, one of the things we should leave them is our planet. Do not worry, I will not preach (much). I will just mention some easy things we can do to be (more) environmentally

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Mental Health Day – Making Small Changes

By Ivana Drdakova, Studying English and Scottish Literature If you are struggling please contact our counselling service at counselling@abdn.ac.uk or in emergency please contact your GP. If you need somebody to talk to you can contact our Student Aberdeen University Nightline or the Samaritans. Disclaimer: This blog also contains mentions of sexual violence. The next few

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Essay Improvement Guide

By Sandra Porenta, Studying English with Creative Writing During my first semester at university, my essay writing was a bit of a mess. Even if we ignore that I had to learn a different essay writing style than the one I had been taught previously, I still had lots of other things to figure out.

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