Practical Guides

New Students: Travelling and What to Pack

Are you a new student coming to Edinburgh this September? No doubt you will be very excited, but also a bit anxious about what lies ahead. At the International Student Advisory Service, we have detailed information on our website and blog to help you with travelling to the UK, choosing accommodation, local customs, visa matters and much more.

New Students – A Guide To Finding Accommodation in Edinburgh

Finding accommodation can be a daunting prospect, especially for new international students, so we’ve put together some handy tips to help you with your search. BEFORE YOU TRAVEL TO THE UK It’s important that you arrange accommodation before travelling to the UK. However, unless you secure University accommodation, it may be difficult to find somewhere to […]

New Students: Adjusting to UK Culture

Leaving home and coming to a new country to study can be a stressful experience – here are our tips on how to prepare! When you first arrive in Edinburgh, you might notice differences between the way things are done and what you are used to at home. This can include anything, from the weather to […]

Surviving Exam Season

Preparing for exams is often a process filled with anxiety. With exam season fast approaching, we have put together some helpful tips on how to prepare effectively, and how to cope with stress. Try to start revising as early as… Read More ›