Student Living

  • Discovering Dundee

    Coming to Dundee University from Yorkshire, I didn’t really know anything at all about the city or what there was to do. So, after a year of exploring, here’s what I’ve found and what I would recommend: Dundee Contemporary Arts. This wee gallery on Perth Road has frequent new exhibitions (often free!) along with workshops […]

  • How to make/save some money as a student

    Moving away from home and having to pay for everything all of a sudden can be a bit of a shock to the system. Even if you get student funding or a scholarship, sometimes it can be difficult to budget so that you’re actually able to save up for the future. However, after two years […]

  • My First Week Living In Accommodation

    I have lived in Dundee for most of my life and have always loved living in the city. I have had many opportunities for moving away but always decided against it, this city will always be home for me. I have just moved out of the family home and into student accommodation. I wanted to […]

  • Sports Fair and Freshers’ Fair Tips

    The Sports and Freshers’ Fairs are on the horizon so I thought I’d share some tips on how to get the most out of your time at both events! You certainly don’t need to be a fresher to attend either of the fairs as all clubs and societies welcome everyone, no matter which year you […]

  • What Happens In Halls…

    I can’t believe I’m about to start my third year at Dundee and therefore it has been two years since I moved into Belmont Flats! I, like many other freshers, spent my first year at uni living in halls and I thought it would be interesting to share some of my experiences and other stories […]

  • How To Pack For Uni?

    The move-in date is approaching, so it is about time to start thinking about what to bring, and how to pack it. This can be a headache, but it doesn’t need to be – I’ll share how to make it a piece of cake instead:

  • My Favourite Things I’m Involved in at Uni!

    As it’s almost the end of my second year and third year is when everything gets real, I thought now would be a nice time to reflect on some of the things I’ve been involved in at uni and what I love about them! They aren’t in any particular order but I would strongly recommend […]

  • Exam Support, Part 2

    The last time we discussed academic and emotional support, now for things that I believe is more if not the as important for the exams:   Take care of yourself! Eat well Mental health is something we all have, and something that it is important for all of us to remain conscious of, even during […]

  • Mental Hygiene

    As the deadlines for the spring semester loom upon students, it can be challenging to stay cheerful at all times. Yesterday was the University Mental Health Day, which helped a bit. Here’s what I was up to.

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  • Accommodation for Students as Experienced by Students

    It’s possible, no matter what year group you are in, that you have had an email sent, or a leaflet through the door, asking you to decide where to live next year. The experienced students know that these messages usually come in before the Christmas holidays and there is usually a mad dash to get […]