Student Living

  • Reflection: Civil Engineering through the years and my favourite parts!

    As my time at University comes to an end, I have been reflecting back on the long but short 5 years. I came to University hopeful, excited and a little nervous. Like the majority of students, my biggest fear was that I wouldn’t make friends. That quickly changed of course once I realized all the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Ways to Relax After a Long Day of Studying

    When I’m planning and writing an essay, I find it really hard to shut off. My head is spinning with words and thoughts. Anxiety sets in. And of course, the deadline is looming. I know what it’s like. But we all need time to relax. So here are my tried and tested methods to try […]

  • 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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