One Year On

One Year On

Summer is always a time of celebration here on campus with graduation and prize giving. Over the past few weeks we have been celebrating the successes and achievements of our graduating students.  It doesn’t seem like a year since we were doing the same with the Class...
A University to be proud of

A University to be proud of

George Robertson’s days of student activism at Dundee set him on a path that led to becoming Secretary General of NATO History records George Robertson becoming Member of Parliament for Hamilton in May 1978 but the fact he tasted electoral success in Dundee more than...
A star on the rise

A star on the rise

Filmaker David Mackenzie was attracted to Dundee by the world-class facilities on offer, setting him on a path that has led to Oscar nominations for his box office success Hell Or High Water. It was the reputation of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design...
Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry first arrived in Dundee early on the morning of his induction as University Rector in 1992, stepping off the sleeper service from London Euston to begin a relationship that lasts to this day. Here the acclaimed writer and broadcaster tells us how it all...
Principal’s Challenge (update 24 May)

Principal’s Challenge (update 24 May)

Professor Sir Pete Downes, our Principal and Vice-Chancellor, is taking on a charity challenge to mark the University’s 50th anniversary. Pete and his wife Elizabeth will cover 50 miles by cycling, rowing and running, connecting our campuses at Kirkcaldy, Ninewells...