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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And We’re Back!
Jan20

And We’re Back!

Happy New Year! I hope the festive break treated you all well, and you were able to enjoy some home comforts over the holidays- although, with it being over three years since I flew the nest, the couple of days I spent back home with family over Christmas were more than enough for me! (The freedom that moving away from home grants you is highly underrated!) I spent the holidays alternating between either working or being bed-ridden...

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Art on Campus
Nov23

Art on Campus

Last Thursday the second year fine art students had a get together in the level 2 studio corridors to show off what they had achieved so far this semester. The corridor was converted into a gallery complete with drinks, snacks and posters around DJCAD inviting others to come and see the work produced so far. With the help of some staff the works were mounted on walls and placed on podiums, a small studio had even be converted into a...

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A day in the life of a first year Medical student
Nov03

A day in the life of a first year Medical student

As a medical student, what better day to share about than the day we had our first formative assessment.  To begin with, a formative assessment is a test which we sit for to test ourselves on how much we know and don’t know; it is not counted into our final grade, so it’s a conducive time to test ourselves. It being our first time sitting for such an examination, it was an eye opening experience. The beginning To start off the day, I...

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A Day in the Life of an English Student
Oct28

A Day in the Life of an English Student

Thought I would give you all an insight into what a typical day is like for me in my final year of my English degree.  This semester, Fridays are my busiest days with five hours of classes.  I actually only have one other hour a week on a Monday but thankfully this means I have (sometimes) plenty of time to do all my reading and preparation- this is normally at least one primary text for each module, as well as secondary reading on...

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