Advice for new students

  • Dundee city’s hidden treasures

    I remember when I first arrived in Dundee back in September last year, having been left in this strange, new and exciting city, I was petrified. Everything seemed big, confusing and unfamiliar. Coming from a small town in Northern Ireland, I had been dropped in a totally alien place which was a shock to the […]

  • Surviving through the first semester

    Managing workload during the first semester as an undergrad can be overwhelming, but is there a way out? As a molecular genetics student myself, I remember the first few days of my first semester packed with anxiety and piled up work. Although I never procrastinated much in high school, university life was getting at me. […]

  • Notetaking tips for law students

    Notetaking is, depending on your persuasion, the best or the worst part of uni. There doesn’t seem to be an in-between, or anyone who feels that taking notes is just ‘meh’. It’s even worse when you’re doing a completely essay/writing based subject, such as law. I’m no professional studier, although I have been at it […]

  • Finding Time to Relax

    I think we can all agree that, since almost all of our time is spent online now studying or working from home, it is much harder to switch off and actually relax at home. I thought I would put together a few ideas that might help you differentiate between work time and chill time, despite […]

  • My Week 1 Experience

    Hello all! We’re finally back to uni and classes have started again. Whether you decided to return to Dundee or stay at home and do distance learning, we’ve all been back to studying for at least a week now. I thought it would be worth me sharing my experiences of my first week of fourth […]

  • The best takeaway places in Dundee

    As its getting harder making it to dinner before the restaurants close and too cold to sit outside, I’m here to share with you the best places to get takeaway in Dundee (and support our local business at the same time) They all offer both vegan and vegetarian options too. We might not have a […]

  • The hidden gems of Dundee

    Let’s be honest, it seems harder and harder finding things to do in Dundee. Some students are isolating and for now we aren’t even allowed to go for a pint or a meal out. So I wanted to share with you some of the hidden gem of Dundee that hopefully give you an idea or […]

  • 4 beginner friendly meals for students!

    Starting uni and never cooked a meal before? Do not worry, you do not have to rely on takeaway and fast food, there are plenty of easy, beginner-friendly meals for you to try! I’ve here found 4 easy, cheap, and delicious dishes for you to cook for dinner, tonight! A Stir Fry. In my opinion, a […]

  • 10 Tips for Surviving the 1st Year of Dental School

    Let me start by saying congratulations on getting your offer for dental school! You have worked so hard to get to this point and I appreciate the difficulty of having to study so hard to get the grades, nail the UCAT exam and ace your interview to get an offer, so well done! You’ve made […]

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