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.
The United Kingdom is a diverse and multi-ethnic society, where students of all backgrounds are welcome and their involvement in local communities is valued. Here are some general considerations about aspects of UK life you might want to investigate before you… Read More ›
As Welcome Week is nearly upon us, we hope that your preparations are well under way for your arrival in Edinburgh. As the practical arrangements such as flights, visas and accommodation fall into place, your thoughts may turn to the… Read More ›
Time is moving swiftly on, and in just over a month you will make the trip to Edinburgh. If you have not already done so, you will be starting to think about booking your travel to the UK and what you… Read More ›
Paying for your studies and your living costs may seem very daunting at the moment: organising your finances before you arrive by preparing a budget that you can stick to will make a big difference. You will be abroad and you won’t… Read More ›
Meet one of the newest members of the International Office team- Tessa Birley! Tessa recently joined the IORD team as International Recruitment Officer for North America. Read on to hear more about her role, her interests and her top tips for things… Read More ›
Encompassing film, art, dance, dialogue, workshops, comedy,education, food and tea-themed fun, the Gather Festival is back from Monday 16 March. Most events are FREE! Have you had a chance to look at the full programme yet? The International Students Advisory… Read More ›