• Food for thought

    Food for thought. It’s hard to believe that its already week 11 of the semester, and pretty soon we’ll be counting down the days until Christmas! However, while most people will be looking forward to the most wonderful time of the year, us students we will be preparing for the busiest time of the year! […]

  • Disability Service

    Disability Service Before starting university in 2015, one of my biggest concerns was contacting the Disability Service. At school I had been supported due to my diagnosis of ASD, but I was worried about how this support would transfer to university. I was also worried that disclosing my disability would limit my options as a […]

  • Dundee – stay or commute?

    While a lot of students at Dundee University have moved to the city to complete their degree, others, including myself, have chosen to commute to university in a daily basis. As a student in first year, I chose NOT to stay in the halls of residence, and since then, have travelled to Dundee university every […]

  • World Mental Health Day

    Thursday the 10th of October was 2019’s World Mental Health Day. Mental health is just as important as physical health, and in fact, if untreated, many mental health issues can develop into physical health problems. Its okay NOT to be okay, and asking for help is not a weakness. For an array of reasons, we […]

  • Verdant Works

    Verdant Works It’s well known that Dundee is famous for the 3 J’s, Jute, Journalism and Jam! You’ve probably noticed that Dundee has a huge amount of old factory/mill buildings. Many of these lie empty, while others have been converted into hotels, office spaces, and residential flats. As a history student, as part of my […]

  • Student Breakfast Ideas

    You’re probably sick of hearing breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it really is! Breakfast sets you up for the day, and studies have shown that students who regularly eat a healthy breakfast retain more information, have steadier levels of energy, and  have better chances of maintaining concentration throughout the day. […]

  • Tips for starting back at university

    Long summer holidays are one of the best parts about being a student at university. But having such a long summer break makes it a real shock to the system when you plunge back into your studies in mid September. Whilst your settling back into your university routine, it’s important to get organised and plan […]