Advice for new students

  • The Best Years Of Your Life

    “ Your time at University are the best years of your life” I’m sure we have all heard this sentence or a variation of it at some point or another. Over the last couple of years, I’ve struggled to empathise with this phrase and the false promises it suggests. I don’t know how many times […]

  • Tentsmuir Getaway

    The northeast tip of Fife has an area of a pretty pine forest and sand dunes. Whether it is that you want to get away from the city hum, or you explored Dundee already, and you crave for a new place to discover, Tentsmuir is always a good option. 

  • How to make the most out of uni

    These years you are spending studying at university as a student are unique to any other aspect you have encountered in your life so far and will be nothing like what you will ever experience. You have such unlimited freedom at the same time as being restricted by deadlines and lectures. But your university years […]

  • Weeks One and Two Round Up

    Weeks one and two seemed to be over in a flash! I can’t believe week three of classes is already fast approaching. I thought I’d do a quick realistic review of my first two weeks. Firstly, on the weekend of freshers fair i.e. right before classes started, I finally got a part time job here […]

  • Tips for starting back at university

    Long summer holidays are one of the best parts about being a student at university. But having such a long summer break makes it a real shock to the system when you plunge back into your studies in mid September. Whilst your settling back into your university routine, it’s important to get organised and plan […]

  • How to make/save some money as a student

    Moving away from home and having to pay for everything all of a sudden can be a bit of a shock to the system. Even if you get student funding or a scholarship, sometimes it can be difficult to budget so that you’re actually able to save up for the future. However, after two years […]

  • 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 […]

  • Creative, Sustainable Learning

    The University’s Main Library recently opened a new space for students to enjoy, and it is amazing:

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  • The hard truths about being a university student

    Starting a completely new time of your life by becoming a university student is one of the greatest moments in your life so far! All the excitement and expectations of what your next 3-4 years are going to be like, the friendships you’ll make, the lovers you’ll meet and of course the degree you hopefully […]

  • Sports Fair and Freshers’ Fair Tips

    The Sports and Freshers’ Fairs are on the horizon so I thought I’d share some tips on how to get the most out of your time at both events! You certainly don’t need to be a fresher to attend either of the fairs as all clubs and societies welcome everyone, no matter which year you […]