• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]