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  • What I’m missing about Dundee

    Since going back to my hometown for Christmas, I’ve been unable to return to Dundee because of lockdown restrictions. They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, and so I’ve come to realise what I’ve been missing most in the four months I’ve been away. The ArchitectureOf course, being an architecture student, I have a […]

  • How I’m Staying Motivated and Positive During Lockdown

    So here we are again, another Lockdown. Feels like we’ve been here before, doesn’t it? Except this time seems much harder. Due to the First Minister’s advice that students should stay out and not return to their University cities, I’ve made the hard decision to give up my flat and complete my final semester of […]

  • Some Ways to Watch TV without Paying a Subscription Fee

    Now that we’re all being forced to spend a lot more time indoors due to both the weather and the pandemic situation, it could be very easy to run out of things to watch. So why not try something new? Here are some of the things I recommend that you can watch for free. The […]

  • Why you need to drop everything right now and buy an air fryer!

    I love my air fryer. It’s become a bit of a private joke among my friends and I. But not without reason. I can’t stop talking about it. It’s an amazing contraption and you need to get one for your student kitchen. Now, your first question might be: what is an air fryer? Well, look […]

  • Semester 2 Week 1 Experience

    Semester 2 is well underway now, so I thought I would share my week 1 experience. This semester, I’ve so far not left my family home! I don’t have any plans to move back to Dundee until the shops reopen, if that happens before this semester ends. I work part-time in retail in Dundee and […]

  • My Top Films For Getting Into The Christmas Spirit!

    Are you feeling festive? With 2 assignments due on Monday, I’m not quite there yet either. You can bet though that as soon as I hit submit on that last essay, I’ll be putting on a pair of Christmas pyjamas and cosying up on the couch with a mug of hot chocolate and popping on […]

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  • Tips for Prolonged Usage of Laptops

    As a Computer Science student, I already spend the majority of my time in front of a computer whether its in my room, in the library, in a café or in a lecture hall, and this is BEFORE quarantine! Now that everyone is in lockdown and are forced to use a computer/ any electronic device […]

  • Gadgets to Make Student Life Just a Little Bit Easier!

    Student life can be quite hectic! With lectures, tutorials, assignments, eating and sleeping to juggle, it really doesn’t feel like there are enough hours in the day! Technology, however, can help to make student life just a little bit easier! With Christmas right around the corner, here are my top affordable gadgets that you (or […]

  • Tips on deciding who to live with next year

    It is coming up to that time of the year when first year students are having to decide where they would like to live next year. We all had those fears and questions like, how different will things be to university accommodation? Who do I choose to move in with? Where in the city is […]

  • TV shows that are worth binging during level 3 restrictions

    While we are not allowed to meet up with family and friends indoors anymore, with the exception of extended households, that does not mean that we shouldn’t hang out with our friends online!  In this post, I will introduce you to two Google Chrome extensions called Teleparty, (previously Netflix Party), and TwoSeven. Teleparty lets you stream Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ and HBO content while […]