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

  •  Postgraduate Intercollege Ceilidh at The University of Edinburgh
    A ceilidh is a traditional Scottish social gathering that involves a lot of group dancing and it’s a good chance to learn about Scottish culture. This ceilidh experience was so fun and it was a great opportunity to make new friends from other parts of the University’s community.
  • The courtyard in Lithlithgow Palace, Scotland

    In June I visited the ruins of Linlithgow Palace which are situated in the town of Linlithgow in West Lothian. The palace was once of the principal residences of the monarchs of Scotland in the 15th and 16th centuries and was the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots.

  • York Minster

    York is a beautiful city located between the River Ouse and River Foss. The history of York can be traced back to the period of Roman Empire in 71 AD. One of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals, York Minister, is the fortress of Roman in the early stage.

  • On Sunday I went to visit The Falkirk Wheel. The Falkirk Wheel is the only rotary transporter between two canals which are at different height levels. One canal is connected to the Glasgow canal and another one is connected to the Edinburgh canal.

  • Hopetoun House, Edinburgh

    Hopetoun House is a country house located in South Queensferry near Edinburgh. It has been home to the Hope Family since the 17th century and the present Lord Hopetoun and his family still live in the south wing of the House.

  • Entrance of the Sherlock Holmes museum, Baker Street, London

    The Sherlock Holmes Museum is located in the 221B Baker Street, London, which is the same as the address in the novel series The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. As a big fan of Sherlock Holmes and detective novels, I paid a visit to the museum when I travelled to London last month.

  • The start of the Edinburgh Marathon, George Square

    On the 26th of May 2019 I ran the Edinburgh Half Marathon. On the morning of the race the weather was rainy and the temperature was quite cool. When I arrived at George Square there were already many people waiting for the start of the race.

  • The Grange Fair is a community event for the neighborhood with stalls selling things, performers playing music and lots of activities for children. It will raise money to sponsor some sections of the Newington Library for local primary school children.

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