Semester 1: A Review
Dec12

Semester 1: A Review

It’s that time of the year when we start to look back and see what we have done or learnt in the past few months. As for me, these past few months were like a thrill packed roller coaster ride. I did a lot, met a lot of people, studied a lot, memorized a lot and even ate a lot. So let’s take a look at the various activities I was lucky enough to be part of this past semester: Cooking for myself: In Dundee, university accommodations...

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Surviving Dundee 101
Sep17

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 might think, he has only been there for a week – what does he know? Well, I did a lot of reading up before I flew over to the UK and talked to a lot of people who were...

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#newbeginnings
Sep09

#newbeginnings

After a gruelling 17 hour flight which included an aggravating 6-hour layover at Doha, Qatar and an hour long drive from Edinburgh – I finally reached Dundee! The smell of manure and fresh cut fields welcomed me into Dundee as we drove in, a smell so indicative of Scotland’s rich agricultural heritage. Soon after getting my keys and moving into my flat at Heathfields, it finally sank into me that I am finally in Dundee ready to embark...

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Settling in
Sep04

Settling in

HI THERE My name is Ine, and I am a 22 year old girl from Norway. I will be participating at the LLM program in International Criminal Justice & Human Rights at the University of Dundee. This will be my fifth year as a law student, and I am so excited for the opportunity to (hopefully) achieve my masters degree here in Dundee. When preparing for such a long trip, there was naturally a lot of frustration and questions in the...

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Moving Day- The Halls Experience
Sep02

Moving Day- The Halls Experience

Saturday the 31st of August 2013 was the day I made The Big Move- a day which many of you may be experiencing this weekend.  I actually don’t remember much from the actual day which is a little sad as it’s probably one of the most important days of my life so far. I do remember the lead up to it- coming from Glasgow, I applied for student halls for my first year and I was given my first choice of Belmont.  I remember there...

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