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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A Journey: A Level Results Day to Moving In

If you’re an A Level student thinking about applying to Dundee or any Scottish university, or just interested, here I share my experiences over the last two weeks. Results Day My results day was smooth, simple and successful. I found out I’d been accepted by Dundee quite early which was such a relief. Soon after, I picked up my results from my sixth form, with which I was very pleased! I’d had quite a long and...

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Preparing to Prepare
Apr16

Preparing to Prepare

Despite the fact that for many, classes have now come to an end, exams still loom around the corner; the easter holidays are a brief glimpse of freedom that will probably be snatched away by endless nights spent in the library. If you’re anything like me, studying will be the last thing you want to do after gorging on chocolate in the spring sunshine, so here are some tips on getting ready to study, even if you don’t get...

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Dissertations!
Apr14

Dissertations!

Hey everyone! Long time no blog, as I have been in somewhat of a dissertation-induced hibernation (i.e. only leaving my laptop to go to work and then straight back home again). This dissertation has been my baby for the past year and now it has finally flown the nest! Yay! I have now completed the entirety of my four year English degree at Dundee.  That’s it.  Done.  Just like that.  So here’s a celebratory pic of me...

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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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