Student Life

  • The importance of exercise

    It is very strange how quickly everything has changed: from going about my day, going to work, uni, gym, walks, to suddenly rushing for home while leaving everything back in what quickly felt like a ghost town. I usually like being able to mentally prepare for the next steps I plan, but in this case, […]

  • AGM Season

    Despite everything that’s going on in the world right now, it’s AGM season at uni as usual! AGM stands for Annual General Meeting, and is a meeting in which a society or club elects next year’s committee. We’re lucky to have the technology available to us to allow us to continue with this tradition of […]

  • Surviving the Lockdown

    In my previous post, I mentioned that we are facing many changes at the moment. Indeed, things are escalating quickly into anxious times. It can be challenging to navigate through, so here are a few tips on how to survive the lockdown:

  • Facing Changes

    At the beginning of the week, any face to face teaching ended. Facilities shortly followed. The last standing, the main library, fell down yesterday. So did the pubs. Suddenly, some people sound like a record from Ministry: “The party’s over brothers and sisters, It’s the end of mankind as we know it” — I get […]

  • Hidden Dundee

    Everyone’s talking about the city centre and the Law. Yet there are loads of other gems worth checking. This post is about a few of my favorite spots that not many students know about:

  • Self Care Day

    Sometimes we all have to take a day off and really care for ourselves. Whether you’ve just had a lot on your plate, or you’re struggling with some mental health issues, it is so important that we listen to our minds and bodies and take a day off when we can. In this blog post, […]

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  • Revisiting the Lakes

    Making an MTB loop on Skiddaw, a mountain in the northern Lake District.

  • Planning Coursework and Being Prepared

    Almost all of us will have to hand in some coursework at some point in our time at university. I feel like a lot more focus is put on how to prepare for exams than coursework such as essays or other hand-ins, so I thought a little guide on how to plan and prepare for […]

  • Road Tripping Scottish Castles

    Making a loop around some of the magnificent old structures of northeast Scotland.

  • Student Cooking Essentials

    As a student, there are many obstacles you might come across when learning to cook for yourself. In this blog post, I’ll hopefully be able to help you distinguish what you need to be able to cook healthy, tasty meals for yourself and what you don’t. Firstly, I recommend getting your hands on a student […]