Make the Most of First Year
Sep04

Make the Most of First Year

Over the past week seeing the new freshers moving into student accommodation and settling in, it made me nostalgic about my first year and when I was in their shoes. My first year at university is where some of my best memories lie, and out of my three years in Dundee first year was my favourite. Which is why I think it is so important to make the most of your first year at university! So here are some ways you can ensure to live your...

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Life Sciences Summer Internship
Aug31

Life Sciences Summer Internship

Over the past 10 weeks I have been privileged to work in the Medical Research Council, Phosphorylation Ubiquitylation Unit (MRC PPU) at the University this summer. The School of Life Sciences provide students with many opportunities to gain real life lab experience at the university that include the James Black Prize Studentships and the GRE and MRC Summer Schools. The university had started advertising these internship opportunities...

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Discovering the UK- Part 3
Aug24

Discovering the UK- Part 3

On my ongoing adventures throughout the UK, my next stop was Edinburgh. I have been to Edinburgh plenty of times before, but my main reason of going was because of the famous Fringe Festival that is currently running. The Fringe Festival is one of the largest arts and cultural festivals in the world that runs for an entire month. There are performers from all over the world, some of who are very well known and other artists who are...

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Discovering the UK- Part 2
Aug19

Discovering the UK- Part 2

Over the past 6 weeks while I have been interning at Life Sciences research labs, I have tried to make the most of my weekends and try to explore more of the UK. So, my next stop was London. I had never been to England before this, so naturally you can imagine how excited I was. I wanted to do all the touristy things possible (basically everything that is seen in the movies). Plus, my best friend from school was doing her internship...

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Discovering the UK- Part 1
Jul24

Discovering the UK- Part 1

Now that the summer break has begun and all submissions have been submitted, it is time to go on vacation! While there are so many things to do within Dundee and Scotland, as an international student howe -ver, I wanted to take the opportunity to travel to the other parts of the UK. My first year in student halls allowed me to meet so many amazing people who were not only international but from within the UK as well. A couple of...

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