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  • Presenting our urban strategy – Week 7

  • Masterplanning the big “L” + Sunset Break | Weeks 5+6

  • Climate actions I want to see at the University of Dundee

    Last week a number of students from the University of Glasgow have locked themselves on to the Memorial Gate to demand the University implement the Green New Deal. Unfortunately, our University and DUSA do not have any clear plan of actions either to deal with the climate crisis. Even though DUSA is claiming to work […]

  • My First Halloween

    So, here’s the thing: I have never celebrated Halloween. Where I’m from, we don’t celebrate Halloween. What we have is Sint Maarten, a celebration on the 11th of November where kids make lanterns and go by houses to sing songs and receive candy. And so, I celebrated my first Halloween this year. I must admit […]

  • Wayfinding for Idiots

    When it comes to roads and maps and routes… I’m an idiot. I am absolutely reliant on Google Maps, to the point where I’ve named the Google Maps voice Susan. I call her that because I need something to cuss out when I do the wrong thing and Susan is a good name to cuss […]

  • A walk through the lanes of Zoology!

    In the growing workload of the second year, it is important to unwind! Although my usual go-to options to unwind are going for a walk or binge-watching something, this time, I decided to go to the Zoology Museum. It was originally curated by D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson and is a humble collection displayed in the basement of […]

  • Site Visit in Leith | Week 4

  • Introducing… me?

    As I will be one of your tour guides in student life I thought it would be fair to introduce myself to you. Introductions are not my strong suit as I feel like the human experience is so much more complex than the basic “Hi, I’m Sophie, I like reading, crafts, and archery. I study […]

  • COP26 IN SCOTLAND

    The United Nations Conference on Climate Crisis will be held this Autumn in Glasgow.  This means that 20,000 delegates including world leaders from across the globe will come here to Scotland to try and tackle changing climate.  The decisions from this conference will essentially affect every single person around the globe.  However, not everyone is […]

  • My favourite destinations near Dundee

    The reading week is quickly approaching and now is a perfect time to find a nice destination to plan a trip to. Now that the pandemic is not over why not look at some places around Dundee? Some of my favourite places in Angus, Fife, and Perthshire are easily accessible and very affordable. And what’s […]