10 Things You Need to Know About Studying History
Nov04

10 Things You Need to Know About Studying History

For anyone considering a history degree, or anyone just wondering what it’s like to study history, here are 10 things you need to know about studying the best subject you can study at university! As a history student, you have very few contact hours, which means you have a lot of time to yourself. You really have to learn to spend this time wisely! But there’s a reason for all this time to yourself, and that’s...

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Learning at University

Almost everything changes when you move to university and the way you learn is no exception! The biggest jump is from being told exactly what you need to do, all the time, to being almost completely independent at university. One issue I have with learning at university is motivating myself. You can talk to other people on your course, but there’s no one here who will consistently tell you what to do and when to do it, like...

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Friendship at Uni
Sep16

Friendship at Uni

My first two weeks at Dundee have felt like starting a new school, having to introduce myself so often and start afresh with new people that I’ve never met before. So, after two weeks of practice, here are some of my tips on how to break the ice when making new friends at uni! I can almost guarantee that you’ll be asked by every new person you meet ‘what are you studying?’, ‘where are you from?’ and...

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A Journey: A Level Results Day to Moving In

If you’re an A Level student thinking about applying to Dundee or any Scottish university, or just interested, here I share my experiences over the last two weeks. Results Day My results day was smooth, simple and successful. I found out I’d been accepted by Dundee quite early which was such a relief. Soon after, I picked up my results from my sixth form, with which I was very pleased! I’d had quite a long and...

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