Student Life

  • Books I read in February

    I really enjoyed making a blog post last month about the books I read in January so I thought I’d do the same for this past month! I took part in a little readathon in February called #FantasyFebruary so a lot of the books I read fall into the fantasy genre. The first book I […]

  • Some Things I’ve Learnt from Counselling

    Counselling has helped me so much on a personal level, but it’s also taught me a great deal. These are some of the more general pieces of advice I have received, and hopefully, they might help some of you too. 1. The longer you avoid doing something you’re scared of, the harder it is to […]

  • Shows I’ve Been Binging During Lockdown 2!

    Another year, another lockdown…and not much has changed. We’re all stuck at home with no responsibilities other than uni work but sometimes we’ve got to take a break. So here I am revealing what shows I’ve been watching when I’m procrastinating.  Tiger King This is a wee throw back to the first Lockdown and I […]

  • Small Self Care Tips

    I think it’s really important that we continue to look after ourselves during lockdown and isolation. So, I thought I would put together 5 small self care tips for you to practice perhaps every day or every other day that can help to keep you calm and positive during these tough times! Get fresh air! […]

  • Covid Valentine’s

    I can’t believe it’s already almost Valentine’s Day! I know a lot of people don’t do anything special for Valentine’s Day and I’ve heard plenty of complaints that it’s just another capitalist trick – BUT I think this year, more than ever, we should enjoy it however we can! This blog post will include some […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]