Student Societies

  • #IWD2017

    Happy International Women’s Day!  Today is all about celebrating diverse, inspirational, opinionated, talented and all-round amazing women- as well as hopefully encouraging people to get involved in the Feminist movement (in whatever way that may be). I thought it would be appropriate to write a post on why Dundee, and UoD, is a great place […]

  • Discover the entrepreneur in you!

    Entrepreneurship is defined as the process of the designing, launching and running a small business such as a start-up company. University of Dundee provides you with all necessary opportunity to help you achieve that goal. Let me share my unexpected discovery, and how a group of friends and I developed our very own business! The […]

  • Chinese New Year 2017

    As a student from Singapore, Chinese New Year is one thing we are used to celebrating every year. This 2 week long festive season is a fun filled time of eating and meeting new friends. In Singapore, Chinese New Year is always a big thing, you will see decorations everywhere: on the streets and in […]

  • Hope in the Face of Fear

    On Monday night, hundreds of Dundonians gathered together to protest the American administration’s new travel ban. The protest was organised by Dundee University’s RISE Society  and met in the City Square where various speakers were heard, before the group marched up Reform Street and gathered at the McManus Galleries. In the face of uncertainty and fear […]

  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS-DUNDEE AND BEYOND

    Its Monday morning. It 9am. And its a new semester. Students may therefore be experiencing the following symptoms: -withdrawals of home comforts -inability to function and form proper sentences before 10am -forgetting how to cook and fully adult for oneself -denial about the upcoming semester and looming dissertation If you are experiencing any of these symptoms […]

  • The Festival of Lights- Diwali

    Last week the university had celebrated one of the biggest Diwali festivals that it has ever seen. This is the first time that the university of Dundee’s Singapore society, Malaysian Society and Indian society have come together in unison to celebrate this auspicious festival. Diwali follows the story of Ram and Sita to represent the victory […]

  • Why I joined CU

    Hey there,  Welcome to another blog post! I must say that this week has definitely been on the busy side with very little sleep. When I came to university I had a vague idea of what it meant to be in a society. These ideas mainly came from movies or experiences from friends. However, the […]

  • Conquering the Grampians!

    Well, I have spent nearly 6 weeks in Dundee now. I have seen the city, around the city, some parts of the out skirts. But as a person who is new to the whole European Continent, I really really wanted to discover the country, the continent, and force myself to do stuff I would otherwise […]

  • Bollywood Club Night & The Importance of Cultural Diversity

    This weekend the Indian Society had organised a Bollywood Club Night, and me being a crazy fanatic about Bollywood ever since I was a kid, it was expected that I was super excited for the event. This has been my favourite event since last year as it always feels like I am at a club […]

  • How to make friends?

    After settling down in Dundee, the first thing I was told to do was to make friends! “Go make friends!” they say, but little do they know that it’s one of the hardest thing ever! Studies have found out that people who feel they are lonely tend to only notice extroverted people who seem to […]