• My favourite places to eat and drink in Dundee

    As I’ve lived in Dundee for 6 months now, I’d love to share some of my favourite places to eat and drink here! There are plenty of different places to eat and drink, all with different price ranges, which is very handy for us students who often have to stick to a budget but maybe […]

  • Getting a Flat in Dundee

    Recently I signed the lease on my student flat for my second year in Dundee. The process was incredibly easy and I’d like to share my experience to help anyone else thinking about renting a student flat or wondering what it’s like trying to rent a flat in Dundee. Firstly, there are plenty of letting […]

  • 2017 Reflection

    2017 has been an incredible year, and one that I’m sure I’ll remember for a long time to come. From exam stress during Sixth Form, to getting into uni and having the time of my life here, it’s been quite a rollercoaster, but I wouldn’t change it for the world! Jan-Mar At the start of […]

  • Keeping your sanity whilst living in halls

    Halls can be quite an isolating experience, despite being surrounded by other students ‘in the same boat’. We all go through various struggles but hopefully these tips will help you stay sane in halls! Get into a routine with uni work. By this I mean, if you’re like me and don’t have many contact hours, […]

  • Things to show friends and family from home in Dundee

    I recently had some family members visit from home, and really enjoyed showing them around Dundee. If you ever have family or friends visit, here are some places I would recommend showing them! If you like walks and lovely views of the city and country, I couldn’t recommend anything more than a nice walk up […]

  • Why I Joined the History Society

    I was introduced to the History Society at a Humanities open day I’d been to before uni started, in which the student ambassadors told us about some trips the society had organised and what else the society gets up to (such as pub quizzes and the history ball). It sounded like exactly what I needed, […]

  • 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 […]

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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]