Student Societies

  • 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 […]

  • Surviving Dundee 101

    As a student, money is never enough! (Will it ever?) As such, many of us will start doing stuff we think will be cheap but instead actually cost us more! Read on for some of my tips (some by me and some by others) which I hope will help you survive in this city. You […]

  • Freshers Week – Part 1

    Hey there! It is already halfway through Freshers week! As a fresher I must say it has been an amazing week so far. I have been fortunate enough to meet so many lovely people through – my course, Christian Union and general socialising. In between binging on Netflix whilst in my flat and skyping my […]

  • Creative Cooking Society

    With the new module running and final thesis handed out- on which I’ll be working on for the next 6-7 months, all the students are suggested to set-up a personal blog which could be used as a portfolio. The idea is to reflect on things you experience everyday or just a record of your work […]