• Sunscreen for Sunny Dundee (med student edition)

    The sun has finally graced us and is preparing for summer. I can’t believe that temperatures changed so drastically going from 4 celsius to 15 in just a week ! This kind of weather calls out for  long walks along the riverside, going to beaches  and feeling the warmth. I am in my dermatology placement […]


  • University Mental Health Day

    Our mental health influences how we think, feel, and behave in daily life. The Covid times have really tested our ability to cope up with stress, recover from life’s hardships, overcome challenges and build relationships. In light of Dundee University raising awareness about mental health last week, I wanted to share a few tips I […]

  • Happy pancake day

    In 2021, Strove Tuesday also known as pancake day falls on 16th February. In the celebration of one of my favourite breakfast meals to have I am sharing my pancake recipe. Since I am vegetarian, I can’t put eggs in my recipe however they still come out delicious and fluffy. The prep time is about […]

  • Cyber Monday Edition: Buying laptop for university

    Cyber Monday and Christmas deals are offering laptops at amazing prices. The challenging part now is selecting which laptop is best suited for you and your university course. I had spent days researching for my laptop before I had bought the one that was fit for me. We all know about setting up a budget, […]

  • Academic Burnout

    We are nearing to our Christmas break and losing our motivation to study. Feeling more exhausted and irritable with the raining weather? Less inspired and creative when trying to do work ? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be at the verge or already having a burnout. A burnout is […]

  • Go to Breakfast Places (Vegetarian edition)

    As a vegetarian, it can be quite difficult to find a variety of options for breakfast places in Dundee. Over the years I have discovered my favorite cafes to start my mornings the right way. 1~Pacamara Food & Drink – When you want to take Instagram worthy food photos and taste one of the best […]

  • Happy Diwali

    The festival of lights also famously known as Diwali was celebrated this year on the 14th of November. This festival symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness when the legendary prince Ram defeated the demon Ravan and returned back to his kingdom after his 14-years of exile. Diwali is one of my favourite festivals. It […]

  • Money saving tricks for students

    Whether it’s your first year at university or your fourth, the way youmanage your money will have a huge impact on your uni life. So, to help you experience the joys of student budgeting without going completely broke I have gathered few pointers I have learnt over the years. Your student card is your ticket […]

  • A trip to Anstruther

    One of the best things about living in Dundee, is the number of small towns you can visit during your breaks. A 2-hour drive from Dundee with amazing outskirts views of Scotland, I visited a charming fishing town in the East Neuk of Fife called ‘Anstruther’. The top attraction of this place was it’s high-quality […]

  • Surviving your first year of medical school

    Congrats! You made it. You are officially a medical student. You’re probably excited and pretty damn nervous. Medical school can look daunting at first when you see the number of online lectures you get assigned within your first month. I remember how my days were almost everyday 9 to 5 and would tire me out. […]