• Being in Dundee Vs Being Home

    So many people seem to struggle with either being in Dundee or going home. A lot of us, including myself, become obsessed with the idea of how much more relaxed we will be when we finally get to go home for the holiday, but once we are there, we cannot wait to get back to […]

  • 4th Year in Civil Engineering, and what we do!

    Semester 1 is nearing the end, and it has been a busy one! Time flies when you are having “fun”? I can’t say the whole semester has been great, but it has been one of my best ones in terms of satisfaction with my course. I am here to tell you why! Previously, I was […]

  • The Usefulness of LinkedIn

    I got LinkedIn in the first year of University and never really knew what to do with it. My profile sat empty for a long time and I realized I needed to recall experiences and achievements I was proud of. It started with the small stuff. Implementing my high school education and what I got […]

  • ICE Scholarship advice for Future Civil Engineering Students

    If you are planning on attending a fully accredited Civil Engineering course at university, you could become an ICE scholar. This blog is here to provide information as to why this will be good for you and what it entails. It will be very beneficial for you. There are different scholarships out there. When I […]

  • A UCAS Personal Statement Guide and Example

      For all of you worrying about getting into university and writing your personal statement, stop!  I am here to help with tips and advice into creating the best version of yourself on one sheet of paper! If you haven’t read my previous blog about “Being your own self and creating your personal brand” – […]

  • Being your own self and building your own brand

    I attended the Future Female Engineers event in London last Friday, I was introduced to an inspiring woman called Kate Taylor, who is a creative business, and life coach and mentor. Specifically, for the event I was attending, she was discussing what makes you, you; and understanding your “why?”.  This was for us to own […]

  • Staying Cosy in the Winter Months

    Saying “goodbye” to summer is never easy, especially if you are like me and love the heat! Now that autumn is upon us and it is getting chillier, it is important to not only stay warm, but embrace the new seasons approaching with a positive outlook. Darker nights, frosty mornings, and cold rooms can all […]

  • Seeing Scotland, Easy, Cheap, and Fun!

    Scotland was voted the “most beautiful country in the world” 2019 by the voters of Rough guide travelling website. They described us as having “wild beaches, deep lochs and craggy castles” that “are some of the most wonderful and beautiful sights in the world”. If you are coming to study in Scotland you have come […]

  • Are You Thinking of Studying Abroad?

    Whenever someone tells me they are thinking of studying abroad usually they begin with all the cons which will come with it. In a few months time, a lot of people will have decided not to go. The thing about studying abroad is you can view it as too much work; a lot of paperwork; […]