Accommodation

  • What I’m missing about Dundee

    Since going back to my hometown for Christmas, I’ve been unable to return to Dundee because of lockdown restrictions. They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, and so I’ve come to realise what I’ve been missing most in the four months I’ve been away. The ArchitectureOf course, being an architecture student, I have a […]

  • How to choose the perfect student flat

    Apartment hunting season has officially commenced!🥳 What that means is that you are all probably as stressed as I am. I know it can be tough so I am here to give you some (hopefully useful) tips! Look for HMO flats: Now this is something that I did not know existed in the UK when […]

  • Essentials to Bring to University!

    So you’re coming to Dundee in September? You’ve got your new wardrobe all planned out but you’ve not even begun to think about the essentials. Well, do not fret! I’m here, equipped with my wisdom as a fourth-year student, to tell you what to bring! Top Tip: “Try and get in contact with your flatmates […]

  • Semester 2 Week 1 Experience

    Semester 2 is well underway now, so I thought I would share my week 1 experience. This semester, I’ve so far not left my family home! I don’t have any plans to move back to Dundee until the shops reopen, if that happens before this semester ends. I work part-time in retail in Dundee and […]

  • How to Stay Warm Without Reliance on Heater

    So one of the things that international students (including me!) tend to underestimate is just how cold the winter here can get. Starting around November, the temperature can drop to 0 and the highest during midday will be 10 degrees. And if your accommodation unfortunately doesn’t have adequate heating or you’re trying to save a […]

  • 5 Little Things You Can Do For Your Flatmates

    I think now, more than ever, it is so important to have a good relationship with the people you live with. We’re spending so much more time at home, so to avoid this time being a misery, I have a list of 5 things you can do for your flatmates, or ask them to do […]

  • Tips on deciding who to live with next year

    It is coming up to that time of the year when first year students are having to decide where they would like to live next year. We all had those fears and questions like, how different will things be to university accommodation? Who do I choose to move in with? Where in the city is […]

  • What I Liked and Didn’t Like About Fresher’s Week

    Hi there! I’m a few months late, but here’s my first post and video, giving you an honest review about what I found great and not so great at about Fresher’s Week! If you have any questions, feel free to comment on my latest youtube video or just right here! All the best, 🐰 Joanne

  • My First Week Living In Accommodation

    I have lived in Dundee for most of my life and have always loved living in the city. I have had many opportunities for moving away but always decided against it, this city will always be home for me. I have just moved out of the family home and into student accommodation. I wanted to […]

  • Moving Into Our New Home! | University of Dundee – Year 2