Advice for new students

  • 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, […]

  • The Art of Resilience.

    The truth is fairly simple, life can be unequivocally messy. It can trap you in a corner and beat the best of us down with the deadly trappings of a series of unfortunate events. For some of us, it’s not enveloping circumstances, rather battling our own personal demons. Over the last few years as I’ve […]

  • Annual Ball Season

    It’s that time of year again when the invites start flying out for Annual Ball celebrations! If you aren’t at university yet, or if you’re in first year, you might not be fully aware of what an Annual Ball includes, so it would make sense to clarify that first! Annual Balls are usually organised by […]

  • The halfway mark – My regrets

    My last post was on all things I was happy about and all the things I had been blessed to have been part of. But it would not be fair if I do not write about the bitter moments I have had in the past couple of years. None of these things have dampened my […]

  • The halfway mark

    The start of this semester means I am essential halfway through my course in University. Here is some context: I am doing my undergraduate Medical Degree in Dundee and it’s a 5-year course. I started in the September of 2016 and this is my 5th semester in University. I am almost done with my pre-clinical […]

  • Week 1 – Let’s Get Organised

    We’re back! Christmas is over, the New Year doesn’t feel so new anymore. It’s time to get organised for the semester before it’s too late! And week one is a perfect time to do it, with less work than any other time in the semester we’ve got plenty of free time to get ourselves sorted! […]

  • It’s the Exams!

    Yes! I know its that time of the year! So close to the holidays yet we all have to put off decorating the house and sipping hot chocolate till the exams are over. It is certainly a tough time and I am sure all you will get through it in a breeze and will start […]

  • When things get harder – Part 3

    In the past 2 posts, I covered on what is and why mental health is important. But I think its my duty to also cover, where and what should you do to get help if you or someone you know is needs help. Here are some tips and avenues on getting help:   Its okay […]