… by Rebecca / from Lincoln / BSc Mathematics [2nd Year Entry] / 3rd Year (UG)
If a lecturer can see that only 5% of the students on their course read their assessment feedback, then should staff bother to write it for every student?
Or, if a lecturer can see that one of their lecture recordings has had far more views than the others, might they want to find out why that is? Was the content of the lecture too difficult?
Answering these kinds of questions was the purpose of the internship I did last summer. The University provides around 60 summer internships based at the university, exclusively for Edinburgh students, called Employ.ed on Campus internships. My internship was one of these; I worked in the School of Health in Social Science as a Learning Analytics Intern. Continue reading “Employ.ed on Campus Internship…”
… by Eddie / from Hong Kong / MSc Statistics with Data Science / PG
Hello everyone, I am Eddie. I am now studying MSc Statistics with Data Science at the University of Edinburgh. If you are thinking about pursuing a Masters degree, you should never rule out the University of Edinburgh. This is in a beautiful country, great city, and it is an excellent university. Continue reading “Getting Used to Edinburgh…”
… by Jialu / from Foshan, China / BSc Mathematics and Statistics [2+2 programme] / 4th Year (UG)
Two years ago, I had a chance to join the School of Mathematics’ 2+2 programme with the University of Edinburgh and my Chinese mother university, South China University of Technology. Even now, I still appreciate that I seized this opportunity and it has become one of the most important turning points in my life. Continue reading “2+2 and Masters degree applications…”
… by Jack / from Grangemouth / MSc Operational Research / PG
Hi guys, I’m Jack and like Lydia, I’m also studying the MSc in Operational Research at Edinburgh. I’m 22 (one of the youngest in the class…) and I came here straight after finishing my BSc in Mathematical, Statistical and Actuarial Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. Continue reading “An Introduction to Operational Research…”