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The University of Dundee one of the world's best for international student satisfaction

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The University of Dundee has topped the rankings in Scotland for overall average student satisfaction in this year's International Student Barometer (ISB). The result is based from feedback from over 2.5 million students around the world and as well as coming first in Scotland, the poll sees the University of Dundee come third in the UK and 14th in the world. The feedback is based across all student types, levels and years of study and reflects on four main aspects of the university experience for international students – Learning, Living, Support and Arrival. It comes from the ISB which is the world...

Daksha Patel exhibition

Daksha Patel exhibition

The University of Dundee’s LifeSpace Gallery is to host an exhibition of drawings and animations by Manchester-based artist Daksha Patel. Previewing 10th January, the exhibition will run until 1st April 2017 and will include some of Daksha’s recent work which is based on medical and scientific data as well as imaging technologies. Her drawing practice often uses unstable materials such as animal fat, clay and latex as well as taking into consideration the technologies used for scanning the human body. Signal/ Noise: Imaging/ Drawing opens at the University of Dundee’s LifeSpace Gallery 11...

New appointment for Professor Wendy Moncur

Wendy Moncur

Professor Wendy Moncur has a new role as Interdisciplinary Chair of Digital Living. The role, the first of its kind for the University of Dundee, will see Professor Moncur work across Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and the School of Nursing & Health Sciences and will examine, amongst other things, how technology can help people whose lives are dramatically altered. Wendy said: “I’m delighted with this new joint appointment. It opens up opportunities to draw on strengths in both health sciences and design at the University of Dundee, contributing directly to the University&r...

Student trip to France

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Students on the MFA Art, Society & Publics headed to France in November. The students visited Musée des Beaux-Arts (MUba) in Tourcoing along with Programme Director Professor Tracy Mackenna and Dr Edwin Janssen to work with French Masters students and museum staff. The project was part of Tracy and Edwin’s ongoing collaboration with Lille University which gives DJCAD Masters students the opportunity to work collaboratively with international counterparts. This year’s project saw interdisciplinary teams devise a proposal for an exhibition project for MUba using the museum’s coll...

Undergraduates exhibit work

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An exhibition showcasing the work of students took place at LifeSpace Gallery in the School of Life Sciences building this week. The work of 19 undergraduates included a wide variety of art from computer programming to sculpture, drawing, exterior design and jewellery. The project was part of the level 3 undergraduate Art, Science and Visual Thinking module lead by Dr Paul Harrison. It was an opportunity for students to use the work and research of University of Dundee scientists to inspire their own project and included one on fluorescent flowers which would bring gardens to the bed-bound to try and aid r...