My Advocate Adventure
Oct18

My Advocate Adventure

I am just back from one of the most rewarding and exciting weekends I may have ever been on! I was lucky enough to be chosen earlier in the year to become one of Girlguiding UK advocates which basically means that I am one of 18 female spokeswomen on behalf of the charity. Some of the work that we do has included leading the annual Girls Attitude Survey, influencing government policies and regularly running campaigns to ensure that...

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Discovering the UK- Part 1
Jul24

Discovering the UK- Part 1

Now that the summer break has begun and all submissions have been submitted, it is time to go on vacation! While there are so many things to do within Dundee and Scotland, as an international student howe -ver, I wanted to take the opportunity to travel to the other parts of the UK. My first year in student halls allowed me to meet so many amazing people who were not only international but from within the UK as well. A couple of...

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Sundee
Apr24

Sundee

So far this year we have been blessed with some beautiful weather here in Dundee, so with the semester drawing to a close I’ve highlighted some places you can visit once those all-important exams are over and (hopefully) the sun is shining- after a celebratory drink and catching up on all that sleep, of course!              

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Spring Has Sprung!
Apr19

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring is a glorious time of year.  The trees are flowering, the flowers are blooming. the sheep have welcomed their adorable little lambs, and a million other reasons.  The only downside is allergies, but thanks to a kindly gentleman inventing Benadryl some 70-odd years ago, many of us can now enjoy it without sneezing our faces off! I spent Easter week down in England with my partner and his kids eating muddy buddies, (finally)...

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Trip to Edinburgh Castle
Apr03

Trip to Edinburgh Castle

Now that semester 2 has come to an end I thought it would be worth while to see some more of Scotland and have a little break over the weekend before diving head-first into revision. I hopped on the train from Dundee to Edinburgh Waverley, of which the journey is approximately an hour and a half, and stayed in a lovely hotel for two nights.   On Saturday, I decided to visit St. Giles Cathedral on the Royal Mile and when I arrived...

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