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  • Why I Joined the History Society

    I was introduced to the History Society at a Humanities open day I’d been to before uni started, in which the student ambassadors told us about some trips the society had organised and what else the society gets up to (such as pub quizzes and the history ball). It sounded like exactly what I needed, […]

  • Dundee University Archery Club

    If you’ve ever wanted to embrace your inner Robin Hood or ‘shoot for your own hand’ in true Merida style, the Dundee University Archery Society may be the place for you. Training is usually on Thursdays at 19:30-21:30 and Saturdays at 15:00-17:300 in the ISE. Abilities range from beginner to experienced and you can learn to […]

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  • 10 Things You Need to Know About Studying History

    For anyone considering a history degree, or anyone just wondering what it’s like to study history, here are 10 things you need to know about studying the best subject you can study at university! As a history student, you have very few contact hours, which means you have a lot of time to yourself. You […]

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  • The White Lady of Balgay Bridge

    Dundee is a haunted city. From the Grey Lady of Glamis Castle to the ghoul that supposedly haunts the Wellgate shopping center, there is no shortage of scary stories within the ghost of Dundee’s walls. You can book a Dark Dundee walking tour for the full supernatural experience, but since it is now the month of […]

  • How I Got a Paid Internship After First-Year

    It is common knowledge that first years DO NOT get internships but I was quite determined to prove that wrong. With the help of the Careers Service and quite a lot of free time, my application process started. I must admit, I started quite late as application season starts in September and this was December. […]

  • My top 10 study tips

    My previous post was on de stressing tips, then I thought why not write on how to study better. I am no expert in excelling in tests or examinations, but I thought why not just share what I do, since it did get me here! Tip 1: What is important? Don’t expect to read everything on […]

  • Changing Course

    Hi all, the last couple of months have been rather turbulent for me, especially as I was moving out of my old flat during term time. But now I finally have everything back on track. Though over the last little while I’ve been reflecting on where my course and thus my future is heading. As […]

  • The Dundee Dragon

    “Tempted at Pitempton, Draigled at Baldragon, Stricken at Strathmartin, And kill’d at Martin’s Stane.” Dundee is a city of dragons. It may not seem so, after all we are not known as “Dundee – The Misty Mountain” but rather “One City, Many Discoveries” – a tagline adopted from the historic ship in our silvery waters. […]

  • 10 REASONS TO STUDY ABROAD

    Bonjour! Ola! Ciao! This week the university hosted it’s annual study aboard fair for all you wannabe jet-setters! I went along to represent my host university (Leiden) and begging our Erasmus Institutional Co-Ordinator (Pamela Brown) to let me go back (a resounding no but worth a shot). Feeling rather nostalgic I decided to share some of my […]

  • My Favourite Study Spots (On and Off Campus)

    I absolutely love to read. Luckily my course as lots of interesting things on its reading list. But at home in the flat its easy to get distracted when trying to write essays or trying to grasp a concept as part of the course content. When I just can’t concentrate at home the best thing […]