PGT Blog

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

  • 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.

  • The University of Glasgow campus

    It is known that Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom.

  • The Meadows, Edinburgh

    Summer is coming in April! Sunshine, flowers and green lawns are making an appearance - all symbols of this beautiful season. Sakura road is a famous place near the University of Edinburgh main library where lots of Sakura trees are planted along the paths through the lawns.

  • A selection of Korean food at Kim's Mini Meals

    I’d like to recommend one of my favourite Korean restaurants in Edinburgh called 'Kim’s Mini Meals'. The restaurant is located at 5 Buccleuch Street, which is very close to the main library. Although the restaurant is quite small, it’s really cosy and the staff are extremely friendly.

  • “Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch” by Henry Raeburn

    This month I explored three art galleries in Edinburgh: the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. They all display awesome art and they gave me some insight into different art across Scotland and all over the world.

  • Handmade Dumplings—the critical food in many regions of China during Spring Festival

    In 2019, February the 5th was the Lunar New Year’s Day, also known as traditional Spring Festival in China. It is the most important festival in China and many East Asian countries as Christmas Day is in western countries.

  • 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.


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