Scotland is a nation rich in traditions, customs and homespun words of wisdom! With our at-a-glance guide to Scottish sayings, you’ll soon feel at home.
Pronounced crack, is a Scots word for news or gossip. So if anyone asks you ‘What’s the craic?’ you can tell them you’re coming to Bonnie Scotland for summer school in the beautiful capital, affectionately nicknamed ‘Auld Reekie’.
For when you need something more than a £3 meal deal from Sainsburys or Tesco; here are our favourite spots close to central campus to grab lunch after class ends.
1. Union of Genius Soup Union Of Genius, 8 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN
Isle of Skye
Swap city for scenery and embark on a Highland adventure – the perfect tonic to the buzz of Edinburgh life.
Edinburgh is a city of varied delights: winding cobbled streets steeped in history, elegant Georgian walkways with chic boutiques, dramatic castle searing into the skyline, the country’s finest museums, galleries and nightlife. Few places hum with energy like Scotland’s capital.
Scotland is both famous and infamous for its cuisine. Listed below are some Scottish delicacies for you to try during your stay here.
The classic. Haggis (sheeps stomach), neeps (turnips) and tatties (potatoes) is the most famous dish in Scotland. Although the idea of eating the minced offal of a sheep may be off-putting many people find that they enjoy the taste. For a less intense experience try vegetarian haggis which is surprisingly spicy.
As the study of the economy as a whole, macroeconomics involves dealing with great complexity. Millions of individuals and businesses take decisions each day to produce goods, to buy and sell, and to offer and accept jobs. From a psychological point of view their decisions may have far from simple motivations that are also influenced by the choices and opinions of others. These decisions in turn affect the constraints under which others make theirs and all have to be made with a view to a future filled with irreducible uncertainty.
When you’re not exploring Edinburgh and actually need to sit down and study here is a list of the top 5 study spots in the city to help you along the way.
1. Edinburgh University Library: open 07:30- 02:30 all week until 30th June, open 07:30-00:00 1st July-30th August
Think summer in Edinburgh is all about August? Think again. There are exciting events happening all over the city before the Festival comes to town.
Any student knows the key to studying is great coffee to inspire you and Edinburgh is filled with lovely independent coffee shops to help you along the way. Below is a list of five favourites.
1. Peter’s Yard
27 Simpson Loan, Open Mon to Fri - 7.30-19:00, Sat and Sun 9.00- 19:00