Welcome events for the whole University community
As well as events for your course and subject, we've organised a range of social events during September and October 2020 to welcome you to the University, and the city of Dundee
Monday 28 September 2020
11:00-12:00 - your official welcome, from the Principal and Vice Chancellor Professor David Maguire, will take place online
Bagpiper and Whisky Tasting
- Thursday 1 October 13:00-15:00 - Campus Green
Free Scottish whisky tasting and Scottish sweets to try. Live bagpiper.
Conversation Cafe - online
Regular weekly informal online meetings hosted by Peer Connectors where International Students can come and practice conversational English speaking skills and improve their understanding of the English language. All welcome - whether international student or not.
- Thursday 15 October 18:00-19:00 - online via Teams
- Thursday 22 October 18:00-19:00 - online via Teams
- Thursday 29 October 18:00-19:00 - online via Teams
- Thursday 5 November 18:00-19:00 - online via Teams
- Thursday 12 November 18:00-19:00 - online via Teams
- Thursday 19 November 18:00-19:00 - online via Teams
Online Social for New Students
- Saturday 26 September 18:00-19:00 - online via Teams
- Sunday 27 September 18:00-19:00 - online via Teams
- Tuesday 29 September 18:30-19:30 - online via Teams
- Thursday 1 October 18:30-19:30 - online via Teams
Join our meeting hosted by the Peer Connectors to meet and chat with other new students
Online Social for New Postgraduate and Mature Students
- Saturday 3 October 18:30-19:30 - online via Teams
Join our meeting hosted by the Peer Connectors to meet and chat with other new Postgraduate and Mature students.
A Taste of Scottish Culture
Interested in Scottish Culture? Tartan, languages, music, poetry, dance, castles, tours and much more
- Thursday 1 October 12:00-16:00 - online
- Thursday 1 October 13:00-15:00 - on Campus Green
Treasure Hunt Challenge
- Day 1 - Monday 28 September 11:00
- Day 2 - Wednesday 30 September 11:00
- Day 3 - Friday 2 October 11:00
Cycling in Scotland
Find out all you need to know about cycling in Scotland.
- Thursday 1 October 14:00-15:00 - online
Welcome for Postgraduate Researchers
- Monday 5 October 14:00 - 16:00 - Online (by email invite)
An induction session for new postgraduate researchers, we’ll introduce you to the University and its research degree programmes, covering topics such as
- what to expect in your first year
- building a good relationship with your supervisor
- researcher development and training opportunities
- resources and support available
- advice from the postgraduate research community
Find out what services and resources the Library and Learning Centre have to help you.
Join at the times below.
- Monday 28 September 14:00-15:00 - online via Collaborate
- Tuesday 29 September 14:00-15:00 - online via Collaborate
- Wednesday 30 September 17:00-18:00 - online via Collaborate
- Thursday 1 October 11:00-12:00 - online via Collaborate
- Friday 2 October 14:00-15:00 - online via Collaborate
Free Soup and Roll, Chaplaincy (takeaway only)
This really is a free lunch! Come and sample Linda’s wonderful homemade soup. When it’s finished it’s finished! Again, it really is free! This will be a grab and go lunch due to Covid restrictions. Please enter by the front door.
- Wednesday 30 September 12:00-14:00
Chaplaincy Information Desk
The Chaplain will be there to answer any questions you may have about the Chaplaincy
- Saturday 26 September 14:00-16:00 - Outside front door of Chaplaincy
- Sunday 27 September 14:00-16:00 - Outside front door of Chaplaincy
Employability and Enterprise Event
- Tuesday 29 September 11:00-16:00 - Online
Quick questions pop up with the Student Support team.
- Monday 28 September 14:00-15:00 - Outside DUSA Premier
- Tuesday 29 September 14:00-15:00 - Outside DUSA Premier
- Wednesday 30 September 14:00-15:00 - Outside DUSA Premier
- Thursday 1 October 14:00-15:00 - Outside DUSA Premier
- Friday 2 October 14:00-15:00 - Outside DUSA Premier
Student Funding drop-in
The Student Funding Unit will be available to discuss budgeting and applying for financial assistance as well as answering your funding queries. Please bring a face covering as this will be a face-to face situation.
- Tuesday 29 September 10:30-12:00 - Global Room
- Wednesday 30 September 10:30-12:00 - Global Room
- Thursday 1 October 10:30-12:00 - Global Room
Safe and Secure Event
- Friday 25 September 11:00 - on Libguides
Find out about safety and personal security whilst studying at University. Information and advice about keeping yourself and others safe and secure.
Wellbeing and Support Event
- Wednesday 30 September 11:00 - on Libguides
Unfortunately we are not able to offer in-person campus tours under current restrictions.
You can use our virtual tour which includes 360 views from all three campuses, or watch our the guided tour video below to get a feel for our city centre campus.