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Why Philosophy deserves its Day

Why Philosophy deserves its Day

Dominic Smith, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University, explains… Today is UNESCO ‘World Philosophy Day.’ But does philosophy deserve this celebration? According to a famous assessment from Stephen Hawking, the answer is emphatically ‘no’: ‘How can we...

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The journey to Project Recovery Ride

Student Finlay Strivens, has a very honest discussion about his journey from high school student to Medical student – with a detour in between. Being inspired by Rector Mark Beaumont, mental health and his work on Project Recovery Ride 🚲

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Meet… Babajide Ogundeji

Meet ... Babajide Ogundeji, Recruitment Officer for West Africa Who are you? Babajide Ogundeji Where are you from? Nigeria Where do you live? Lagos, Nigeria Your role at the University? Assists with student recruitment activities in the West Africa region What do you...

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Warm welcome at Mid-Autumn Festival

More than 350 students from the University of Dundee came together to celebrate the annual harvest festival of East-Asia at Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) this month. Students from across the city received a warm welcome into DUSA to celebrate the...

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A look back at 1960s student politics

We’ve been speaking to lots of alumni in this our 50th year – one of them was the very first president of the University of Dundee Student Representative Council, Pete Thomas

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Principal’s graduation speech 2017

Chancellor, Lord Provost, graduands, honorary graduands, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to start by welcoming you all to your Graduation ceremony in this, our 50th anniversary year. We gained our status as an independent university in 1967, after a long...

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Why Philosophy deserves its Day

Dominic Smith, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University, explains… Today is UNESCO ‘World Philosophy Day.’ But does philosophy deserve this celebration? According to a famous assessment from Stephen Hawking, the answer is emphatically ‘no’: ‘How can we...

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The University & DUSA Reaffirm Student Partnership

The University of Dundee and Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) have signed the 2017-18 Student Partnership Agreement (SPA), reaffirming their joint commitment to enhancing student engagement, employability and now digital representation. First developed...

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Power to the pedal as University supports senior cyclists

The University of Dundee’s Institute of Sport and Exercise (ISE) is piloting a new physical activity cycling project for Active Living (AL) and Senior members. Currently, eight senior and AL members are taking part in weekly coaching sessions with a Cycling Scotland...

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