• An American (Almost) in Dundee

    My name is Christina, I’m 32 years of age and I’m an American.  I am currently waiting for my Tier 4 Visa approval to come back from the lovely, wonderful (are you reading this, Visa people?) folks in New York to decide that I’m worthy of studying in Scotland. I also like long walks in […]


    Hello! This year I will be telling my #UoDstory So here’s 10 things you might want to know about me before getting started: (1) I’m a fourth year law student (2) I just got back from doing ERASMUS in Leiden, the Netherlands (3) Where plenty of this happened (4) But also plenty of this (5) Which […]

  • Next stop – Dundee

    For all you new freshers out there, you now just have over a month left before heading to Dundee! That’s exciting isn’t it? However I can completely understand if this is a bit overwhelming too… I remember this time last year I was going a bit crazy, as there was just so much to do! […]

  • Happy Campers

    As I’ve said before, we are on a mission this summer to do as many exciting activities as possible on my, seemingly, very rare days off from work.  So as I had two days off in a row, we decided to go camping of all things.  Having grown up in Glasgow and being relatively adverse […]

  • Out and About in Dundee

    This week I have had two whole days off work which is a rarity these days and so I decided to make the most of it and be as productive as possible!  My boyfriend and I compiled a list of things we want to do and places we want to eat at during the summer and throughout […]

  • A beginning to a new chapter- #unilife

    Hey guys, my name is Simran and I am an international student who is a hybrid Indian by ethnicity but I grew up in the barren lands of the nomads- Oman. Now I am pretty sure most of you don’t know where Oman is, so let me give you a quick geography lesson. Oman is […]

  • New Beginnings

    Hello! My name is Eilidh and for 2016/17 I will be in my fourth and FINAL year of my English degree here at Dundee, which is a very scary reality that I haven’t quite prepared myself for yet!During the summer months I stay up here in Dundee, despite being from Glasgow, as by now I […]

  • Feed your Palm Trees

    This post goes out to Heather Hodge, and anyone else who read my infrequent blog posts concerning my generally irrelevant thoughts since last August. I’ve been meaning to post here for ages but I’m genuinely quite bad at doing things I want to do. I’ve got a small plant that looks like a palm tree, […]

  • Dundee Comics Expo

    On Saturday all hands were on deck as I was working at the Dundee Comics Expo; the mini convention taking place across from Dee Con 2014. It was fun to arrive early on in the day and see the Cosplayers roll up en-mass to queue for entry to Dee Con.  There were some really fun […]

  • Rotary 2

    Rotary Club of Dundee has been so kind to the University that they invited a few international students over their annual lunch for international students and friends to give them/us a view about the Rotarians’ job and about this particular Dundee Rotary Club’s work worlide. Thanks to the University’s International Service division, I had the […]