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Introducing myself

Originally posted on Andrea Mariana:
Hola! I’m Andrea Vergara De La Garza, a fourth year Ma Human Geography with Environmental Studies student, hailing all the way from Garrett Park, Maryland. I am 100% Mexican and 100% American, and 101% ready and…

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Introducing myself — Andrea Mariana

Hola! I’m Andrea Vergara De La Garza, a fourth year Ma Human Geography with Environmental Studies student, hailing all the way from Garrett Park, Maryland. I am 100% Mexican and 100% American, and 101% ready and eager to share my … Continue reading

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Workshop:Postgrad Launchpad – Part I: Thinking about a masters? – 12 October 2016 — iad4masters

Postgrad Launchpad – Part I: Thinking about a masters? Wednesday 12th October 2016 @ 13:00 – 14:30 This information session will explore the purpose of masters study as well as the practicalities of researching study and funding options, and the … Continue reading

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#geopgt Hoodie Competition 2016

We had some fantastic entries this year for our #hoodie competition. But our number 1 has to be this stunning picture from Radheeka Jirasinha who has just finished studying our MSc in Environment and Development. The pictures show her classmates … Continue reading

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Deforestation and the extinction crisis

By Guest blogger Murray Collins Forests cover about a third of the world’s surface, and are home to an extraordinary array of life forms, or biodiversity. As every school child learns, the tropical rainforests are particularly resplendent in their biodiversity, … Continue reading

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Why I chose the Marine Systems and Policies Masters

I am James Nikitine, 30 years old, French and British, originally from near Geneva, Switzerland. With a background in film, digital media, public relations and advocacy, I worked for 3 years in Geneva and Oxford for an environmental production company, … Continue reading

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Muddy Boots in the Sun (Ben Reid, Graduate)

Since graduating with my MSc in Ecosystem Services and BSc in Ecological Sciences I have found myself in wild and wacky places from anti-poaching work in Cyprus, land use surveying (aka being chased by cows) in Scotland and finally landing … Continue reading

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Inspire Launch Grow Applications due Friday!

The annual Inspire Launch Grow awards programme and event to showcase the first class entrepreneurial talent across the University of Edinburgh Staff and Student population. Finalists will compete for £14,000 worth of prize money and additional in‐kind support from industry … Continue reading

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2016 hoodie competition

Our 2016 hoodie competition has started with MSc Geographical Information Science and Archaeology and look at this stunning background! Don’t forget to share your entries on Twitter and/or Instagram using the #geopgt, or you can email us on marketing@geos.ed.ac.uk The competition … Continue reading

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#Whatmydegreemeanstome – other ways to enter

You can also vote for your favourite picture by ‘liking’ on our Instagram – give us a Follow while you are there!! Or Tweet @UoEGeos_TO with the number of your favourite. Closing date is 18 March!

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