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  • Amsterdam II

     

  • #SmearForSmear

    Do you know what a smear test is? No, neither did I until I was so ill I needed one but the GPs in my home village wouldn’t give me one. It was 18 months of fighting, being accused of sleeping around and constantly feeling ill until finally a gynaecologist saw me and gave me […]

  • My Dundee Bucket List

    It is almost the end of the first semester, what a semester it has been! But its also that time of the year we have remind ourselves what we have to do for the next year and come up with our new year’s resolution. It is also the time to come up with some goals […]

  • Shopping for Children this Christmas?

    As Christmas fast approaches I’m overwhelmed by the amount of Christmas shopping I have to do! I can’t believe how expensive presents are and with so many children in my family, children’s toy shopping seems to be the worst of it all! Something which strikes me the most is the amount of children’s toys that […]

  • How I Got a Paid Internship After First-Year

    It is common knowledge that first years DO NOT get internships but I was quite determined to prove that wrong. With the help of the Careers Service and quite a lot of free time, my application process started. I must admit, I started quite late as application season starts in September and this was December. […]

  • Something About Me

    Ok, first blog posts are always difficult to write when you’re not sure about which direction your taking your posts, but I have to start somewhere, so I’ll start by introducing myself. I’m Katie Rebecca Whitham and I applied to Dundee University to do Education MA two years ago (wow, is it really that long […]

  • Discovering the UK- Part 2

    Over the past 6 weeks while I have been interning at Life Sciences research labs, I have tried to make the most of my weekends and try to explore more of the UK. So, my next stop was London. I had never been to England before this, so naturally you can imagine how excited I […]

  • Discovering the UK- Part 1

    Now that the summer break has begun and all submissions have been submitted, it is time to go on vacation! While there are so many things to do within Dundee and Scotland, as an international student howe -ver, I wanted to take the opportunity to travel to the other parts of the UK. My first […]

  • Hello and Welcome!

    Hello everyone!   I’m very excited to be having a student blog on this site and I can’t wait to share my year with you! This September I’ll be taking a short break from being a medical student and will be intercalating, doing a BMSc in Cardiovascular Medicine and Diabetes. I want to share as […]

  • Roadtrip Madness.

    Hey there, Welcome to another blog post! As we are now in April, I am beginning to feel the university has definitely gone faster than I ever imagined it would. With all of my essays and assignments submitted all that is left for me finishing 1st year is placement and I couldn’t be more excited […]