Student Life

  • Spinach Pulao

    As a child, Popeye sailor man was one of my favourite cartoons. Watching him obsess over spinach did become a great advocate for making me eat spinach. However, it was also my mum’s innovative spinach recipes that made this superfood edible. During my easter break MasterChef marathons, I got imaginative and tried making this easy […]

  • 10 More Songs to Help Keep You Motivated

    It can be hard to stay focused on your work during the Easter holidays, with having no contact with tutors. On top of that, it won’t be long (hopefully) until the world will start to get back to normal, we’ve just got one last little push to go. So I’ve compiled 10 more songs that […]

  • Indian yellow lentil dal

    Comfort food at it’s finest and yet filled with protein to make you feel good about it. The yellow split lentil packet at Lidl costing only about 70p, you can make an amazing healthy budget friendly dish. It can be soup or even curry with rice. All you need are 4 ingredients – yellow lentils, […]

  • 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 it feels to be finishing uni

    My time at the University of Dundee is unfortunately coming to an end, and it’s such a strange ending to my four years! I thought I’d make a little blog post to share some of my feelings about finishing uni, and hopefully others who are leaving this year will be able to relate. My last […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 Questions With Caitlin Wallace

    I’ve just realised that I’ve never properly introduced myself to the blog! So, inspired by Vogue’s 73 Question Series (if you’ve not watched the one with Kim Kardashian yet, you need to get on it it’s a laugh a minute) I thought I would share 23 tidbits about me! What are studying at Dundee? I’m […]

  • 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 […]