Rebecca Sather Jenkins
University of Edinburgh, Scotland
I'm Rebecca, a junior majoring in English and History at the University of Puget Sound. I am originally from Melbourne, Australia, and I’m super excited to study in Scotland this spring. I'm enthusiastic about tea, the countryside, rainy days, and old books, and I once cried happy tears when I saw a sloth.
It’s been a busy few weeks, in a good way. We are getting closer to exams, which means everyone is starting what I call ‘library hibernation.’ This is something Scotland has in common with the US: exam preparation means the library becomes our new home… More
I’ve been in Edinburgh now for a month, and for some reason that fact is a little scary! Of course that month has been filled to the brim with adventure and exploring, but knowing that I’m one-third of the way through classes makes me think about all… More
Fàilte gu Alba! It is exactly one week since I moved into accommodation and officially began my life in Edinburgh, and I have loved every minute of it so far. I was initially hesitant about my room’s bright red curtains, red striped carpet and bright… More
My semester at the University of Edinburgh begins in one week. I’m beyond excited -- I have always wanted to visit Scotland, and after some travels in the UK over the Christmas period, it is nearly time to venture past that Northern Border. I have described… More