• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Entrepreneurship Week 2019

    As entrepreneurship week has just passed, I thought I would use this opportunity to reflect on the weeks best bits and what I learned both working at the Center of Entrepreneurship and as an attendant of the events. But first what is Entrepreneurship week. Entrepreneurship week is run and organized by the Centre of Entrepreneurship, […]

  • Third-year Civil Engineering Laboratories

    Civil engineers are normally thought to be designing structures, investigating site’s and even analyzing structures, however, we also have a considerable amount of lab work, we need to understand and use when designing structures. As Dundee has a great geo-mechanics department, I have had the opportunity to take part in two soil laboratories this semester […]

  • Travelling from Dundee

    Dundee is only slightly out of the way when it comes to traveling. The airport offers a flight to London and a couple of remote Scottish airports on private planes. However, Edinburgh airport hosts tons of destinations with very competitive prices. Having got return tickets to Milan for £45.00 and Madrid for £75, it’s too […]

  • Easy ways to save money at University

    University can be expensive, with the cost of textbooks, living and socializing. With the average student funding, not covering the cost of residences in university here are a few tips on how to save money. I work two jobs and university and enjoy socializing with my friends, traveling and eating good food which can be […]

  • University Field Trips

      As a University student, I thought it was unlikely that I would get to go on a field trip, however having completed three years at Dundee, I realize how silly I was to think that. As a civil engineering site, we have visited numerous sites in Dundee, including a school and the train station. […]

  • How to make your ‘uni room’ more homely

    Moving to University can be an exciting time, filled with great new opportunities and experiences. However, if you are coming from a distance working out what to bring can be challenging as it may be a while before you return home. For me, I am from Northern Ireland and I go home one to two […]

  • Exam Season

    For a student, semester one changes from Summer to Exam Session. It is easy to spot, dark cold and wet, the only thing keeping you in the library. The semester is beginning to wind up and student flood to the library, in the hopes of warmth under the pretense of studying. In my third year, […]

  • My road trip around Spain

    The tour began flying from Edinburgh airport to Madrid. Taking full advantage of my 25% student discount code in Yo Sushi. When my friend and I landed, we rented a Fiat 500 Sport from the Gold rental. Our tour began. That evening we drove to Cuenca, staying in a Paradores, a converted monastery with an […]