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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: 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 […]

Lunar New Year 2016

Welcome to the Year of the Monkey! Over the last few weeks, celebrations have been taking place all over the world, marking New Year in the lunar calendar. Last week, the International Office, EUSA Global and over 200 students came together for our very own… Read More ›

International Families Day

Friday 15th May was the UN International Day of Families. This year’s theme was: “Men in Charge? Gender Equality and Children’s Rights in Contemporary Families”.  The day aimed to promote gender equality and rights of children within families. It was an opportunity… Read More ›

Spring Walks in Edinburgh

Spring has officially sprung! As we say goodbye to the chillier winter months, we thought this would be a perfect time to share some of our favourite walks in and around Edinburgh! Take a look at the ISAS Team’s Top Ten… Read More ›