Student experience

Find out what our students love about studying with us.

Meet Rob and Alice to find out what they enjoy about studying History here at the University of Edinburgh.

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HCA Ruby Hann

Ruby Hann

Ruby is an MA(Hons) History student and a museums and galleries volunteer. She enjoys roller derby and dancing to cheesy music. "I love that I can choose to study what I’m interested in. Essays don’t seem so bad when they’re on a subject you care about."

How does Ruby find the balance between study and student life?

HCA Sarah Thew

Sarah Thew

Sarah is a History and Politics (MA Hons) student from Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Edinburgh was her first choice. "Find out where the Student Support Office is located and, if you are a commuting student, get a bus pass sorted!"

What are the practical things that helped Sarah adjust to student life?   

HCA Tom Wrench

Tom Wrench

Tom recently completed an MSc in Contemporary History after gaining his MA (Hons) History and Politics at the University of Edinburgh.

How did his time at Edinburgh equip him for life after graduation?



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