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  • Semester 2 Week 1 Experience

    Semester 2 is well underway now, so I thought I would share my week 1 experience. This semester, I’ve so far not left my family home! I don’t have any plans to move back to Dundee until the shops reopen, if that happens before this semester ends. I work part-time in retail in Dundee and […]

  • My Week 1 Experience

    Hello all! We’re finally back to uni and classes have started again. Whether you decided to return to Dundee or stay at home and do distance learning, we’ve all been back to studying for at least a week now. I thought it would be worth me sharing my experiences of my first week of fourth […]

  • Being a Class Rep

    This year, I was elected to become one of the two Level 3 History class reps. I think becoming a class rep is a fantastic idea if you’re interested in changing things on your course or at least having a positive impact on the student body and getting involved in the way things run on […]

  • My Favourite Things About the Library

    As a history student, I spend a lot of time in the library on campus. I heard this saying once and I’ve always remembered it: the library is our lab. As in, in the School of Humanities, you don’t have timetabled lab sessions, but you do need to spend time outside of class consolidating what […]

  • Why I Joined the History Society

    I was introduced to the History Society at a Humanities open day I’d been to before uni started, in which the student ambassadors told us about some trips the society had organised and what else the society gets up to (such as pub quizzes and the history ball). It sounded like exactly what I needed, […]

  • 10 Things You Need to Know About Studying History

    For anyone considering a history degree, or anyone just wondering what it’s like to study history, here are 10 things you need to know about studying the best subject you can study at university! As a history student, you have very few contact hours, which means you have a lot of time to yourself. You […]

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  • The Last Witch of Dundee

    Tucked away in a quiet little corner of a busy city centre, you will find The Howff graveyard. Initially opened in 1564, it is a historian’s own heaven, housing an important collection of gravestones. Howff means meeting place, and the graveyard was also used as a meeting point for the nine trades of Dundee. However, […]