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Blog posts from Postgraduate MSc Taught students in the School of Engineering.

  • Cranachan - a traditional Scottish dessert made with whisky

    In late January in Scotland it is traditional to celebrate the life and poetry of our national poet, Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), the author of many Scots poems. It is celebrated by holding a traditional Scottish meal - a Burns Supper - on or near the poet's birthday, the 25th o

  • The view from the top of St Paul's Cathedral, London

    St Paul's Cathedral is a very impressive Anglican cathedral in central London which has a magnificent dome that can be seen from across the city. It is the largest cathedral in UK and the fifth largest in the world.

  • Volos, Greece

    Hello guys. I wish you all a Happy New Year filled with much success and joy and good luck with your exam results! In this blog, I will give you a brief description about my Christmas holidays in Greece and some of the cities, which are a ‘must’ to visit, especially during the summer.

  • The Greenwich Observatory is fantastic place which possesses the zero degree longitude line and the starting point of the World Time. The buildings are located on a small hill near the Thames in London and there is a big green park at the foot of the hill where many locals walk their dogs.

  • Night scene of Djemaa el Fna

    My friend and I went on a trip to Morocco during the winter vacation. We arrived Rabat on 12.27 from London and drove to Casablanca, which is the biggest city and a beautiful coastal in this country at the same night. We then visited the Hassan II Mosque, the third largest mosque in the world.

  • I had a wonderful holiday in Scotland exploring the lochs, mountains and historic monuments of the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye. Although it is winter, the scenery there is still amazing.

  • It is nearing our final exams so there is a lot of work needing to be finished. At 7 o’clock in the morning, diligent students are already in the university library ready to begin another day of studying.

  • Dirleton Castle walled gardens

    After arriving in Edinburgh I found that there were many historic castles worth exploring here. I took a day trip to Dirleton Castle in East Lothian where I learned about the architectural features and interesting historical changes at the time.

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