Edited by: Geofrey Njovu
Soundtrack by: Ifeanyichukwu Ezinmadu
Episode 2: First Time Exploring Edinburgh – Martine Irakoze and Jesse Solomon Jedidia.
Welcome to the first episode of Ekasi Podcast’s debut season. In this episode, our hosts (Geofrey and Julian) engage two student guests in a reflective conversation about their first time to explore the beautiful city of Edinburgh. The guests are Martine Irakoze, an international relations student at Edinburgh university, as well as an active Mastercard Scholar from Burundi. The other guest is Jesse Solomon, a Kenyan student who also happens to be in charge of the Ekasi podcast communications. Jesse is currently working towards a BSc in Electrical Engineering. Both the guests are vibrant individuals who will take us on a colourful journey through Edinburgh.
In this intriguing and lively discussion, Martine and Jesse reflect on their first time to truly explore the wonderful city of Edinburgh. They look back into the specific experience of their first flight first time seeing the city and being lost in its streets. They speak about their excitement and anticipation about exploring the Edinburgh streets for the first time. Equally, our guests will in turn discuss about the Edinburgh weather and how it impacts on fashion choices and how in turn this impacts their social relationships. We will also have a more in depth look into the Scottish culture, UK sports and the famous J.K Rowling. Martine and Jesse will give expert advice for any students heading into university and navigating through its various difficulties.
So, tune in and take a ride as our guests and hosts speak about a number of first-year university experiences such as the concept of getting lost, finding an identity and how shape their professional identities. This promises to be a truly unforgettable episode and one that cannot be missed.