Beginnings
Sep19

Beginnings

It’s a rough life, being a blogger. Well. Not really, but it’s tough when the internet shuts down for 10 seconds and your entry is deleted.  All 500 words of it.Regardless of how many times you pressed ‘save draft’. It’s been a time, guys. I have anxiety. Issues. Quickly, apparently, accumulating more.  You can add ‘distrust of the internet’ to the list – one day I might even be able to...

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Dundee Day-One
Sep16

Dundee Day-One

This is a piece I wrote at the end of my first year: It is the 13th of May, 2017. This marks the 202nd day since I first stepped foot in Dundee. The journey was quite long: driving from my home in Lagos, Nigeria to the Muritala Mohammed Airport. I took a 6-hour flight on British Airways — LOS to LHR. Transferred from LHR to EDI. Took a tram from the Edinburgh Airport to the Haymarket Station. Took a train from Edinburgh Haymarket to...

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Week 1 in Dundee: Life on the other side of the North Sea

In what feels like the blink of an eye, Freshers’ week has passed, and real university life has officially kicked off with days full of workshops and lab practicals. Here are some thoughts on the first week. I came to the university with no expectations, but to be fair I was a bit apprehensive about being a 22-year-old fresher – aside from usual “will we like each other” stress, I thought I was going to be the flat granny...

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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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My top 10 study tips
Apr03

My top 10 study tips

My previous post was on de stressing tips, then I thought why not write on how to study better. I am no expert in excelling in tests or examinations, but I thought why not just share what I do, since it did get me here! Tip 1: What is important? Don’t expect to read everything on your topic – it would take a lifetime! Be an – think about what you want to find out before you start. Choose a few texts to read thoroughly rather...

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