Life as an Economics with Spanish student
Nov03

Life as an Economics with Spanish student

One of the biggest (and best) differences between school and university learning is the flexibility. Once you start university, mundane awakenings to be met with the same school routine every day become a distant memory. Each day is different – different classes, different times, different people. If I have no early morning classes I tend to go to the gym or the pool, which are both on campus anyway making things a little...

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Scottish Graduate Fair 2017
Oct04

Scottish Graduate Fair 2017

It’s important to remember that there’s a lot more to University life than just going to classes, studying, and getting through exams. Whether it’s joining a sports team, a society, or becoming a class rep, there’s a lot of extra-curricular activities that you can participate in to enrich your university experience, especially at UoD. It’s also important to keep your eyes on the prize. Why are you at...

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Open Days at UoD
Sep07

Open Days at UoD

For those starting school again for their final year it can be a daunting time. Been turning up to school most mornings for as long as you can remember and now, suddenly, it’s almost over and you think, “What next?” At least, I remember that’s how I felt this time four years ago. One thing I did know was that I wanted to stay in education and so going to university seemed like the obvious option. But where?...

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The Fun of Freshers’ Week
Aug29

The Fun of Freshers’ Week

So summer is almost over and that can only mean one thing – freshers week is just around the corner. Hard to believe it’s going to be my fourth round at one of the biggest weeks on Dundee’s social calendar. For a lot of people who have just left school and got their place at university (congratulations) this will be your first freshers week experience. Of course you have the serious stuff to do in your first week –...

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A bit about me
Aug19

A bit about me

Hello! Since this is my first blog post I guess I should introduce myself. My name is Stuart, I’m from Glasgow but currently living in Dundee and studying MA Economics with Spanish at UoD. Now going into my fourth year at uni, I moved to Dundee about three years ago, having left school at the end of my sixth year. I’d say moving away from home at age 17 was a little bit daunting at first but you soon get over the initial nerves and...

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