• 100 Awkward Conversations

    “Hi, what’s your name? What are you studying?” As someone who is staying at home for university, my main concern was making friends. People who stay in halls are almost guaranteed an immediate social circle to call themselves a member of: a group of strangers are thrown into a flat together, and told to survive. […]

  • My week in an Alphabet.

    Hey there! Welcome to another blog post! For my blog this week I wanted to be creative. Instead of writing a full blog I decided to use the alphabet. For every letter, I will write a word or phrase relating to something that has happened in the past week(s). However, to get the full story […]

  • How to make friends?

    After settling down in Dundee, the first thing I was told to do was to make friends! “Go make friends!” they say, but little do they know that it’s one of the hardest thing ever! Studies have found out that people who feel they are lonely tend to only notice extroverted people who seem to […]


    This weekend we had one of our annual open days, which saw thousands of you from across the country and beyond, come visit our beautiful campus! So in true blogger spirit, I headed down there to find out (for those of you who didn’t make it) the top ten reasons to make sure you don’t […]

  • The Sunniest City in Scotland

      A collection of photos from my first sightseeings in Dundee. The pictures are taken at River Tay, Tay Bridge, Broughty Ferry Castle and Dundee Law. Impossible to not fall in love with this charming city – sunniest city in Scotland, in fact.

  • Dealing with Homesickness

    Hey there!  We are halfway through another week and what a week it has been! For this week’s blog I wanted to focus on a topic more than a general update. Going to university and moving away from home can be a really terrifying thing for a lot of people, especially if you are moving a […]

  • Explore!

    I know, it’s been a somewhat crazy week given the start of classes, but I still say, “Explore!” If you’re a first year student, or even second, third or fourth; it is imperative that you find a way to step away from your desk, pull your nose out of a book, and breathe in some […]

  • Surviving Dundee 101

    As a student, money is never enough! (Will it ever?) As such, many of us will start doing stuff we think will be cheap but instead actually cost us more! Read on for some of my tips (some by me and some by others) which I hope will help you survive in this city. You […]

  • Highlights from my first Dundee-week

    Hi!   I’m now sitting in my room at The Old Mill trying to recover from a week with so much experiences, new friends, fun and just as many beers. I’ve actually gotten a cold already, maybe my Norwegian body just can’t cope with a hot September – like a reversed cold or something (it […]

  • Fresher’s Week – Part 2

    Hey there!  Can you believe Fresher’s week is over? My crazy week consisted of – Partying (of course) Attending introduction lectures and classes Family visits Hosting a dinner party Netflix I have really enjoyed the start to my University career as I have met lots of fabulous people. A greatly anticipated part of Freshers/introduction week […]