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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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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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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Make the Most of First Year
Sep04

Make the Most of First Year

Over the past week seeing the new freshers moving into student accommodation and settling in, it made me nostalgic about my first year and when I was in their shoes. My first year at university is where some of my best memories lie, and out of my three years in Dundee first year was my favourite. Which is why I think it is so important to make the most of your first year at university! So here are some ways you can ensure to live your...

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The Fun of Freshers’ Week
Aug29

The Fun of Freshers’ Week

So summer is almost over and that can only mean one thing – freshers week is just around the corner. Hard to believe it’s going to be my fourth round at one of the biggest weeks on Dundee’s social calendar. For a lot of people who have just left school and got their place at university (congratulations) this will be your first freshers week experience. Of course you have the serious stuff to do in your first week –...

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