Advice for new students

  • Time Management (Note to Self)

    In my third year at university, starting in September, I will have quite a lot on my plate. I’m hoping this blog post will serve as a guide to others as well as a note to myself to remember how to manage my time next year! So, from September I will be: treasurer of the […]

  • My Favourite Things I’m Involved in at Uni!

    As it’s almost the end of my second year and third year is when everything gets real, I thought now would be a nice time to reflect on some of the things I’ve been involved in at uni and what I love about them! They aren’t in any particular order but I would strongly recommend […]

  • A few words to young international students.

    I attended secondary school in a small town on the East coast of Malaysia, Kuantan. Typical to the experiences of most Malaysian students there was a great deal of emphasis placed on scoring a perfect string of As’ accompanied by a host of extra-curricular activities. Both of which I quite happily strived to achieve. I […]

  • Exam Support, Part 2

    The last time we discussed academic and emotional support, now for things that I believe is more if not the as important for the exams:   Take care of yourself! Eat well Mental health is something we all have, and something that it is important for all of us to remain conscious of, even during […]

  • Meal Prep time!

    My previous post was about finding support during the exam season, but it wont be complete without mentioning MEAL PREP! I have done several posts about the meal prep and its importance and some of my favourite recipes over the years. And I would like to add on to that collection! Any type of meal […]

  • Time Management!

    Most of us are enjoying our Easter break now. But for those who have exams coming up, this post is for you! I have my exams in 3 weeks’ time and personally I have been using almost all of these tips and advice and I hope these will be as helpful to you as it […]

  • The halfway mark – my hopes

    So, in the past 2 posts I shared with you my blessings and regrets of the past 2 years. Now I would to tell you more about my hopes and objectives for the next few years I have left in Dundee. One thing, I have realized is that life is short and when I was […]

  • University Open Day Tips

    At the end of the month I’ll be helping out in my first open day of 2019 and I can’t wait! I’ve been helping out as a history ambassador for almost a year now and I love it. The best part is definitely meeting the prospective students and their families, and being able to help […]

  • Preparing to Study

    It’s that time in the academic year when, if you have any exams this semester like I do, you’ll be thinking of your revision preparation sometime soon. I thought I’d share some of my revision and general study tips for this reason! If you’re lucky enough to not have any exams this semester, hopefully you’ll […]

  • Being President of a Society

    In this blog post I wanted to share what it’s really like being the President of a Society at university as it’s coming up to AGM time when committees are elected for the next academic year. Obviously I only have my experiences to comment on so it could be different depending on the society! Firstly, […]