Social Life

  • Mental Wellbeing in a Post Lockdown World

    Many lockdowns later, we are starting to re-emerge from our slumber. Most of us will not be the same: and this can be a good thing. We now recognise the need more than ever, to take care of our mental health. For many, it did not take a global pandemic to trigger mental health problems […]

  • How to choose the perfect student flat

    Apartment hunting season has officially commenced!🥳 What that means is that you are all probably as stressed as I am. I know it can be tough so I am here to give you some (hopefully useful) tips! Look for HMO flats: Now this is something that I did not know existed in the UK when […]

  • Why choose UoD?

    “Why Dundee?” a lot of my friends and family asked me when I told them I was firming the university on UCAS. This was always an easy question for me to answer. Because my heart said so. And the stats were amazing. Rated #3 and #4 for law by The Guardian in 2019 and 2020 […]

  • My Perfect Day Off University

    Recently, I’ve been treating myself to an odd every week where I do absolutely no uni work whatsoever! This might not be such a new concept to some people but for some reason, I find it really hard to give myself a break. But working all day every day stuck in my bedroom all day […]

  • How to Hold a Zoom Karaoke Party!

    Back in December, due to the current global situation, OpSoc wasn’t able to hold our annual Christmas dinner. This was a huge disappointment for the society as it’s something we look forward to every year before heading home to spend the Christmas break with our families. So instead, we decided to hold an online karaoke […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 countries you can visit on a budget

    With the COVID-19 vaccine out and ready for to be distributed, the world is giving us some hope for a Summer 2021 or at least Easter/Summer 2022 vacation with your friends or family. If you are anything like me and you like to be the one making the bookings for your friends, here are some […]

  • What is Objectively the Best Society to Join at The University of Dundee?

    Society life at Dundee is a bit overwhelming, tell me about it. There’s over 250 Societies to join! So how are you supposed to find the right one for you? Well, do not worry. There’s no need to obsessively flip through the societies booklet stunned. I am here to help. And my advice is that […]

  • Are You Coming to Study at The University of Dundee? Here’s Everything You’ve Got To Look Forward To…

    The University of Dundee is one of the country’s leading universities and is internationally recognised for its expertise in a whole range of academic fields from dentistry to engineering to medicine to art. But while Dundee might be a great University to study at, it’s also a great place to be a student! Just look […]

  • Goodbye 2020 – A letter to the year that changed it all

    Dear 2020,  You were a pain. Plain and simple. You gave me mixed feelings since the moment you came in. I had hopes you’d bring much needed change in my life; and you did, just not the kind I was expecting.  You took two really important people away from me, and now it’s your own […]