• The halfway mark – My regrets

    My last post was on all things I was happy about and all the things I had been blessed to have been part of. But it would not be fair if I do not write about the bitter moments I have had in the past couple of years. None of these things have dampened my […]

  • The halfway mark

    The start of this semester means I am essential halfway through my course in University. Here is some context: I am doing my undergraduate Medical Degree in Dundee and it’s a 5-year course. I started in the September of 2016 and this is my 5th semester in University. I am almost done with my pre-clinical […]

  • Ho! Ho! Ho! The Holidays are here! (almost)

    I am sure, for most of us either we are done or almost done with our exams. First of all, good job! Hope you are kicking back and sipping that hot chocolate that you so rightfully deserve. But for those, who have yet to finish your tests….I am sorry but this post is may not […]

  • It’s the Exams!

    Yes! I know its that time of the year! So close to the holidays yet we all have to put off decorating the house and sipping hot chocolate till the exams are over. It is certainly a tough time and I am sure all you will get through it in a breeze and will start […]

  • When things get harder – Part 3

    In the past 2 posts, I covered on what is and why mental health is important. But I think its my duty to also cover, where and what should you do to get help if you or someone you know is needs help. Here are some tips and avenues on getting help:   Its okay […]

  • When things get tough – Part 2

    In the previous post, I shared about what and why we should know and talk more about mental health. And I truly hope it was helpful for anyone of your who read it. In this post, I would like to pick up where I left and discuss more about what we can to do to […]

  • When things get hard

    Now that most of us will be in week 6/7 of our courses, I am sure we are all doing our best to keep up with lectures, meeting deadlines and of course managing all the new responsibilities as students away from home. I know I am! This is my 3rd year here in Dundee, but […]

  • A Guide to Studying in University – Part 2

    So, in the previous post I covered the 3 biggest things of studying in Uni, the trifactor of Uni if I may say. But, that is not all that is enough to get you through Uni. Keeping up with lectures, constant revision and regular breaks to ensure you do not burn out so soon is […]

  • A Guide to Studying in University

    For most of us coming doing a course here in Dundee, will probably be from school. So for many of us, Uni education will be different and something we need to figure out for the first time. So here are some tips, from someone who have gone through 2 years of Uni. I don’t claim […]

  • Year 1, Semester 1, Week 1!

    Sunny blue sky, great weather and great people; all are which makes Dundee an ideal place for students to be! As a year 3 student this year, I have already been in classes for the past 3 weeks and trying to understand neurology. But enough about me, this week is all about the freshies and […]