Over the past four months, I have had four quintessentially Scottish experiences that have really enriched my experience of living in Edinburgh.
As a Muslim, Islam requires us to do Salat (prayer), to eat halal food and to fast. Being in new surroundings in a new country, Muslim students might struggle initially to keep up with these worships without the necessary information and insights. Here, I will try to share my experience as a Muslim adapting to life as a student in Edinburgh.
So long did I dream about studying abroad that I still can’t believe it’s actually coming true right now. But, I really am here – right in the middle of a new chapter at the University of Edinburgh Business School.
How should leaders lead in today’s ever changing society? Should there be more emphasis on follower-ship than leadership? What is the likelihood of there being a robot leader in the future? These were just some of the themes discussed at the TEDx conference I attended.
Last year, Marie Aldebert, from France, graduated from the Business School, adding a Masters in Management to her academic achievements.
We caught up with her to find out more about her year at the school, the best thing about living in the UK, and what surprised her most about the Business School experience.
What are you doing to make sure you have your best year ever? At the School we’re kicking off with new experiences, new opportunities for our students, keeping in touch with our nearest and dearest and adding a spot of charity work to the blend. Here is how we’re mixing things up in 2017
I hope this post will inspire you to take part in the opportunity to improve your skills and contribute to society. My year in Edinburgh has been intense and demanding but I do not regret anything. The experience as part of this project has contributed a lot to making me the better person I am today. It was worth it!
To be honest, I never thought I would take a Masters degree. I never considered myself to be brilliant academically. Thus when I enrolled on the Msc Carbon Finance programme I expected my mind to be blown, and not in the good way. Nevertheless, here I am, sitting on my couch, recalling the awesome events of the past 4 months with fondness.