student life

  • My favourite destinations near Dundee

    The reading week is quickly approaching and now is a perfect time to find a nice destination to plan a trip to. Now that the pandemic is not over why not look at some places around Dundee? Some of my favourite places in Angus, Fife, and Perthshire are easily accessible and very affordable. And what’s […]

  • Happy Navratri

    One of the most significant festivals celebrated in the Hindu calendar is ‘Navaratri’. This year the festival started on 7th October and ended on 15th October. Each of those 9 days are dedicated to worshipping to the 9 avatars of Goddess of power – Durga. Each day you wear a different colour that honours the […]

  • How to master the art of cooking at home

    Uni is back and we’ve all moved in with our flatmates. I personally start to panic about meals, since my flat has agreed to all eat the same meal on most days. So, what are we eating? Who is shopping for it? Well, I figured it out! We started getting things from Hello Fresh. It’s […]

  • Year 1 recap and wishes for the next year

    I cannot believe that, as I’m writing this, I have (hopefully) finished my first year of university! Time just flew by so fast, I feel like I had no chance to realise what was happening around me. Quarantine definitely had an impact on my life as a student, but Dundee still managed to soften the […]

  • Life of a medical student: Obs and Gynae placement

    Hello everyone! I am blogging about my clinical placements and what’s it like being at the hospital during covid times. I am in my obstetrics and gynaecology placement in Dundee. One of the most exciting part of my rotation were surgical theatre days. I had to wake up early and arrive at the ward for […]

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  • Tips for Prolonged Usage of Laptops

    As a Computer Science student, I already spend the majority of my time in front of a computer whether its in my room, in the library, in a café or in a lecture hall, and this is BEFORE quarantine! Now that everyone is in lockdown and are forced to use a computer/ any electronic device […]

  • My top 5 tips for university students

    Being a university student can be hard, especially during these challenging times. That has made me discover different things that I wish I had realized earlier, but I’m glad I got them down while I’m still a fresher! Hope they can help you as much as they have helped me 🙂  1. Take time to […]

  • Cyber Monday Edition: Buying laptop for university

    Cyber Monday and Christmas deals are offering laptops at amazing prices. The challenging part now is selecting which laptop is best suited for you and your university course. I had spent days researching for my laptop before I had bought the one that was fit for me. We all know about setting up a budget, […]

  • Go to Breakfast Places (Vegetarian edition)

    As a vegetarian, it can be quite difficult to find a variety of options for breakfast places in Dundee. Over the years I have discovered my favorite cafes to start my mornings the right way. 1~Pacamara Food & Drink – When you want to take Instagram worthy food photos and taste one of the best […]

  • My Journey Learning the Guitar: plus hints & tips!

    I thought for my next blog, I would share a little information of a personal hobby of mine. Playing the Guitar I started playing the guitar when I was around 12/13 years old. In the beginning, I used my Dad’s old 6 string, Yamaha acoustic guitar that was, and still is, older than me! My […]