Tips and Tricks on Making Friends
Sep18

Tips and Tricks on Making Friends

We’ve all watched the cast of F.R.I.E.N.D.S – if you haven’t I strongly suggest you do before you continue – pile onto their celebrated couch and envied their friendship. Having a solid group of people to laugh, celebrate (and moan about deadlines) with is a key part of uni life and will get you through the crazy ups and downs. Some people thrive on change, the excitement of setting out on your own, others may be a little...

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Friendship at Uni
Sep16

Friendship at Uni

My first two weeks at Dundee have felt like starting a new school, having to introduce myself so often and start afresh with new people that I’ve never met before. So, after two weeks of practice, here are some of my tips on how to break the ice when making new friends at uni! I can almost guarantee that you’ll be asked by every new person you meet ‘what are you studying?’, ‘where are you from?’ and...

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Week 2 Semester 1
Sep11

Week 2 Semester 1

Ahhh! Windy weather, mostly sunny but always nice…I kinda missed the Dundee weather. But no worries, I am here and I can’t wait to start. To start off, welcome back to my fellow year 2s (yes, we made it!) Well, I am sure by now you would have read so many blogs on how amazing the freshers’ week was. I won’t deny it, it was awesome last year, it was even more awesome this year. Shout out DUSA for organising such a fun week! So I am not...

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Life Sciences Summer Internship
Aug31

Life Sciences Summer Internship

Over the past 10 weeks I have been privileged to work in the Medical Research Council, Phosphorylation Ubiquitylation Unit (MRC PPU) at the University this summer. The School of Life Sciences provide students with many opportunities to gain real life lab experience at the university that include the James Black Prize Studentships and the GRE and MRC Summer Schools. The university had started advertising these internship opportunities...

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The Scottish Schools’ Orientation Camp for Singaporeans
Aug22

The Scottish Schools’ Orientation Camp for Singaporeans

Hey guys! It’s been almost 5 months since my last post and yes, I have been given the opportunity to continue writing about my journey in Dundee for another year; which is awesome btw! Ok, to start with a quick update: my exam results came, didn’t do as well as I would have wanted but I passed; year 2 MBChB here I come! Spent most of my summer in Singapore roasting in the sun, (the way I like) with temperatures going up to as high as...

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