Student Life

  • 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 […]

  • How to: Move out, the guide

    I am sure everyone, including me, is currently stressing over exams, assignment and potentially, moving out. That’s why I decided to make this short and easy guide on how to move out, hassle-free. Here’s what you will need: Boxes and/or bags for packing Tape, lots and lots of it Permanent marker(s) Padlock, if your storage […]

  • Essentials to Bring to University!

    So you’re coming to Dundee in September? You’ve got your new wardrobe all planned out but you’ve not even begun to think about the essentials. Well, do not fret! I’m here, equipped with my wisdom as a fourth-year student, to tell you what to bring! Top Tip: “Try and get in contact with your flatmates […]

  • Sunscreen for Sunny Dundee (med student edition)

    The sun has finally graced us and is preparing for summer. I can’t believe that temperatures changed so drastically going from 4 celsius to 15 in just a week ! This kind of weather calls out for  long walks along the riverside, going to beaches  and feeling the warmth. I am in my dermatology placement […]

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  • University Mental Health Day

    Our mental health influences how we think, feel, and behave in daily life. The Covid times have really tested our ability to cope up with stress, recover from life’s hardships, overcome challenges and build relationships. In light of Dundee University raising awareness about mental health last week, I wanted to share a few tips I […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]