Guidance

  • Week 1 – Let’s Get Organised

    We’re back! Christmas is over, the New Year doesn’t feel so new anymore. It’s time to get organised for the semester before it’s too late! And week one is a perfect time to do it, with less work than any other time in the semester we’ve got plenty of free time to get ourselves sorted! […]

  • Accommodation for Students as Experienced by Students

    It’s possible, no matter what year group you are in, that you have had an email sent, or a leaflet through the door, asking you to decide where to live next year. The experienced students know that these messages usually come in before the Christmas holidays and there is usually a mad dash to get […]

  • Guilt Free Revision Breaks

    Have you been in the library lately? From 10am til 5pm it is chocker block full of all of us revising for the upcoming exams, or finishing pieces of coursework. Some people are stressed, others anxious. Some people don’t even get stressed! But one thing we all have in common is that our minds, and bodies, […]

  • So. Many. Deadlines.

    It’s nearing the end of November and that means, at least in the Humanities, that all your deadlines creep up on you at once! We’ve all experienced maybe being a little unprepared for this so here are a few tips on how to avoid it this year. Firstly, always keep track of when all your […]

  • Exploring Dundee

    Dundee is officially promoted as “One City, Many Discoveries,” and since one of my mottos is to make the most of the place I am currently staying in, I took it as a challenge. Here’s a list of cool places I discovered so far:

  • Beyond the books: How to stay fit in uni!

    Staying fit and healthy in university is a challenge – there are more distractions than ever before, including late nights in the union (I mean the library!) and more pints than I could have ever imagined. But keeping your body healthy is essential – trust me when I say, a happy body makes everything easier, […]

  • Warrior

    It started quite innocently, with feeling empty inside, all the time. Slowly but surely I started abandoning things I used to enjoy, like socialising, cooking and exercising. Instead of flourishing during classes I was withering a little bit more every day.  To put it bluntly, last year was very difficult and talking about it isn’t […]

  • Northern Coastline

    Visiting some amazing points of interest of the north-west Scotland in an epic road-trip.

  • Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

    As we approach mental health day on October 10th, I thought it would be the perfect time to discuss the importance of wellbeing and mental health at university. Mental health is a growing concern amongst students. Looking after your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Low mental wellbeing can impact many […]

  • The Reality of Moving across the World

    Moving to Uni was probably one of the biggest things I’ve ever done. I grew up in the capital city of New Zealand, half a world away! I was about 14 when I decided I wanted to move to Scotland to come to Uni, and it didn’t take me long to realise Dundee University was […]