Around Dundee

  • Peeking out at the Outside World

    The boys (and girls) at Westminster have still yet to come to a feasible agreement on Brexit. Our friends across the pond can’t seem to decide if building a wall will solve anything and we have officially got right into the second academic semester of the year (read: finals). What a time to be alive. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Accommodation for Students as Experienced by Students

    It’s possible, no matter what year group you are in, that you have had an email sent, or a leaflet through the door, asking you to decide where to live next year. The experienced students know that these messages usually come in before the Christmas holidays and there is usually a mad dash to get […]

  • Guilt Free Revision Breaks

    Have you been in the library lately? From 10am til 5pm it is chocker block full of all of us revising for the upcoming exams, or finishing pieces of coursework. Some people are stressed, others anxious. Some people don’t even get stressed! But one thing we all have in common is that our minds, and bodies, […]

  • Exam Season

    For a student, semester one changes from Summer to Exam Session. It is easy to spot, dark cold and wet, the only thing keeping you in the library. The semester is beginning to wind up and student flood to the library, in the hopes of warmth under the pretense of studying. In my third year, […]

  • Eating Vegan in Dundee: The Ultimate Guide

    You know what’s great about living in a student city? The city centre keeps up with all the trends. And even though you might be a long-standing vegan like me, we gotta admit that veganism is trendy right now! Which means that Dundee, has turned into a vegan heaven.  So I’ve decided to list the […]

  • Exploring Dundee

    Dundee is officially promoted as “One City, Many Discoveries,” and since one of my mottos is to make the most of the place I am currently staying in, I took it as a challenge. Here’s a list of cool places I discovered so far:

  • You can’t buy happiness, but you can get a pizza.

    If you’ve read any of this blog my main motivations are pretty clear. If you haven’t already grasped this forgive me for being too subtle. Food. Food makes me so happy. As far as food goes there isn’t much else better than pizza so you can imagine how excited I was to try yet another […]

  • Halloween 2018

    Halloween is one of the most anticipated night for students. In Dundee, DUSA holds their annual Halloween party. This year it’s on a Wednesday. However, there is most than DUSA for the student; with clubs hosting rival parties. Dressing up is clearly what makes Halloween. With several fancy dress shops and multiple parcels arriving the […]

  • A week in my life at university