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A Reflection on my Penultimate Year

As my third year of university comes to a close, it is important to do an honest reflection of what went well (and not so well). This will help me learn what to do to improve my performance in my next and final year of university. My penultimate year was intended to be the year […]

Jun 04

Celebrating finishing third year…

Having now finished my third year in civil engineering, it’s time to celebrate! The final task I had this year was a group presentation of my conceptual project to the lead engineer and the architect. A grueling task with tons of hard questions! What’s next? First I am going to celebrate, I’m flying to Madrid […]

May 13

Time Management (Note to Self)

In my third year at university, starting in September, I will have quite a lot on my plate. I’m hoping this blog post will serve as a guide to others as well as a note to myself to remember how to manage my time next year! So, from September I will be: treasurer of the […]

May 04

My Favourite Things I’m Involved in at Uni!

As it’s almost the end of my second year and third year is when everything gets real, I thought now would be a nice time to reflect on some of the things I’ve been involved in at uni and what I love about them! They aren’t in any particular order but I would strongly recommend […]

Apr 28

Third-year is almost done…..

Having now handed in all my laboratory reports, essays, and conceptual project and completed my two exams I have almost finished my third year of civil engineering. All I have left is my conceptual project presentation on the 1st of May. I will be on the first flight from Edinburgh to Madrid on Thursday for […]

Apr 27

Campus life at the University of Dundee

One of my favourite things about Dundee is the city campus, not only is it small and compact with lots of quiet green spaces it is also next to the centre of Dundee, this makes student life extremely easy as you don’t need to take a bus anywhere! Its so much of a student city […]

Apr 24

Transforming Lives

The University’s core purpose, and something I recently applied in practice.

Apr 21

Making a Show

The Dundee Uni Photography Society recently held an exhibition for its members.

Apr 14

If you don’t visit Helsinki your vacation remains un-Finnished.

I love travelling.  There is something refreshing by default about setting out to explore a new country or even a city just a few hours away. Travelling is a luxury; it costs time and money both of which are in short supply when you are a budgeting university student. But where there’s a will there’s […]

Apr 11

A few words to young international students.

I attended secondary school in a small town on the East coast of Malaysia, Kuantan. Typical to the experiences of most Malaysian students there was a great deal of emphasis placed on scoring a perfect string of As’ accompanied by a host of extra-curricular activities. Both of which I quite happily strived to achieve. I […]

Apr 11

Exam Support, Part 2

The last time we discussed academic and emotional support, now for things that I believe is more if not the as important for the exams:   Take care of yourself! Eat well Mental health is something we all have, and something that it is important for all of us to remain conscious of, even during […]

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Apr 10

Meal Prep time!

My previous post was about finding support during the exam season, but it wont be complete without mentioning MEAL PREP! I have done several posts about the meal prep and its importance and some of my favourite recipes over the years. And I would like to add on to that collection! Any type of meal […]

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Apr 08

Exam Support, Part 1

Its exam season guys, we can’t deny it, we can’t avoid it but we should prepare for it so that you can get through it with minimal stress for yourself and the people around you. I am no expert, but having gone through it twice, I have some tips. I truly hope they are as […]

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Apr 07

Food for thought : Recycling Bags

About a hundred billion plastic bags are used every year in the U.S. alone. And then, when one considers the huge economies and populations of India, China, Europe, and other parts of the world, the numbers can be staggering. The problem is further exacerbated by the developed countries shipping off their plastic waste to developing […]

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Apr 06

Time Management!

Most of us are enjoying our Easter break now. But for those who have exams coming up, this post is for you! I have my exams in 3 weeks’ time and personally I have been using almost all of these tips and advice and I hope these will be as helpful to you as it […]

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Apr 05

How I take notes on my iPad 2018

Hey everyone! In today’s video, I show you how I take notes on my iPad 2018 for university. Taking notes on my iPad has totally changed my study routine and makes taking notes slightly more enjoyable.

Apr 05

The halfway mark – my hopes

So, in the past 2 posts I shared with you my blessings and regrets of the past 2 years. Now I would to tell you more about my hopes and objectives for the next few years I have left in Dundee. One thing, I have realized is that life is short and when I was […]

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Apr 04

Civil Engineering Semester Review

As a third-year civil engineering student, I have completed a series of daunting course work over my semester. This semester I studied steel and concrete structures, geomechanics and a conceptual project. A semester filled with tough intensive coursework’s, I wanted to write a blog on some of the work I’ve done this year. Tank farm […]

Apr 02

East Neuk Road Trip

Exploring the fishing villages of Fife with the Photography Society.

Mar 27

Planning a Trip

During the Easter break, I’ll be heading off on holiday with my boyfriend, and it’ll be the first holiday where we’re responsible for sorting everything ourselves: #adulting. So, in this blog post, I thought I’d take you through my planning process and hopefully help any of you who might be going away this Easter or […]

Mar 26

Balancing through the semester

Sometimes with confidence, sometimes barely. sometimes literally.

Mar 24

University Open Day Tips

At the end of the month I’ll be helping out in my first open day of 2019 and I can’t wait! I’ve been helping out as a history ambassador for almost a year now and I love it. The best part is definitely meeting the prospective students and their families, and being able to help […]

Mar 22

Work Hard, Relax Hard

It seems like a pattern – the more work you do, the more you need to take care of yourself. Kind of like rechargeable batteries, I guess. At the end of a productive day, I often find myself in a could-be-awful state when my mind is too exhausted to get any more to-do things done, […]

Mar 21

Mid semester breaks

If you are like me, you live to travel and experience another culture. A cultural vulture! Combine this with a love of sun and a hatred for British winter and spring you will find yourself like me constantly looking at Skyscanner trying to find the best deal. While I am currently a student and working […]

Mar 18