Open Days at UoD
Sep07

Open Days at UoD

For those starting school again for their final year it can be a daunting time. Been turning up to school most mornings for as long as you can remember and now, suddenly, it’s almost over and you think, “What next?” At least, I remember that’s how I felt this time four years ago. One thing I did know was that I wanted to stay in education and so going to university seemed like the obvious option. But where?...

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Discover the entrepreneur in you!
Mar07

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 Beginning: The team consists of four people: 1) Jay –The brain behind the operation; he owns a web...

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A day in the life of a first year Medical student
Nov03

A day in the life of a first year Medical student

As a medical student, what better day to share about than the day we had our first formative assessment.  To begin with, a formative assessment is a test which we sit for to test ourselves on how much we know and don’t know; it is not counted into our final grade, so it’s a conducive time to test ourselves. It being our first time sitting for such an examination, it was an eye opening experience. The beginning To start off the day, I...

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How to make friends?
Sep27

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 have a better time than them. So, it is okay to feel lonely but do something about it! Don’t sit around and throw a pity party for yourself! Let’s...

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Holiday

On the 14th, I took the train to London to stay with my boyfriend, who works there. It was a good week. I went to visit the Roca Gallery with my godfather. The Roca Gallery in London was designed by Zaha Hadid and is often used as a venue for various exhibits. When we visited, it was being used to exhibit some work from the Bartlett School of Architecture. Having just received a beautiful Canon DSLR for my birthday from my boyfriend,...

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