Covid19

  • A Walk up Dundee Law

    This time last year, after being in lockdown and barely going outside for months, I decided I wanted to do something active for a change. One of the places that I’d never been, even though I’d been in Dundee for 3 years, was the Law, which seemed crazy as it’s such a noticeable and important […]

  • Coping with exam stress

    I always remember the old gloomy feeling in my stomach whenever exam season is coming. Going into this stressful territory, where we get sweaty palms and our heart racing make it near impossible to sit down and revise. Here are my top 5 tips that have helped me with nervous times, and hopefully will help […]

  • What I’m missing about Dundee

    Since going back to my hometown for Christmas, I’ve been unable to return to Dundee because of lockdown restrictions. They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, and so I’ve come to realise what I’ve been missing most in the four months I’ve been away. The ArchitectureOf course, being an architecture student, I have a […]

  • Mental Wellbeing in a Post Lockdown World

    Many lockdowns later, we are starting to re-emerge from our slumber. Most of us will not be the same: and this can be a good thing. We now recognise the need more than ever, to take care of our mental health. For many, it did not take a global pandemic to trigger mental health problems […]

  • History Dissertation Tips

    This semester I’ve been writing my dissertation, and I thought there was no better time for me to record a few tips for people doing their dissertation in the future. There are a few disclaimers to be had: firstly, I’m a history student, so some of these tips will probably only be relevant to fellow […]

  • I will adventure again

    With the weather getting warmer, days getting longer and eased restrictions moving closer (hopefully), I am starting to get back to planning bigger adventures a little further from Dundee, in hopes that they will be possible in some form this summer. In the spirit of adventure inspiration, I have dug out some past adventure video […]

  • University Mental Health Day

    Our mental health influences how we think, feel, and behave in daily life. The Covid times have really tested our ability to cope up with stress, recover from life’s hardships, overcome challenges and build relationships. In light of Dundee University raising awareness about mental health last week, I wanted to share a few tips I […]

  • How to Hold a Zoom Karaoke Party!

    Back in December, due to the current global situation, OpSoc wasn’t able to hold our annual Christmas dinner. This was a huge disappointment for the society as it’s something we look forward to every year before heading home to spend the Christmas break with our families. So instead, we decided to hold an online karaoke […]

  • Small Self Care Tips

    I think it’s really important that we continue to look after ourselves during lockdown and isolation. So, I thought I would put together 5 small self care tips for you to practice perhaps every day or every other day that can help to keep you calm and positive during these tough times! Get fresh air! […]

  • Covid Valentine’s

    I can’t believe it’s already almost Valentine’s Day! I know a lot of people don’t do anything special for Valentine’s Day and I’ve heard plenty of complaints that it’s just another capitalist trick – BUT I think this year, more than ever, we should enjoy it however we can! This blog post will include some […]