11 Apr 2016

Do you have the ‘Write Stuff’?

Influential figures from Scotland’s publishing industry and literary scene will visit the University of Dundee next week to help budding writers get their work into print and onto shelves. ‘Write Stuff’ takes place on Wednesday, 20th April at Bonar Hall. A panel of literary insiders will provide an insight into the business side of writing as well as offering the audience advice on how they can take their writing to the world. Guests include Scotland’s leading agent Jenny Brown, BBC Scotland’s inaugural Poet-in-Residence Rachel McCrum, former Man Booker Prize Judge Stuart Kell...

Do you have the ‘Write Stuff’?

11 Apr 2016

Funded postgraduate places to help drive economic growth

Talented students are to benefit from dozens of fully funded places in postgraduate courses ranging from ultra-low energy construction to comics and graphic novels at the University of Dundee. The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) has made 60 places available on eight specific Masters courses spanning health and wellbeing, engineering and the creative industries in order to help develop a high-level skills base in key sectors in the Scottish economy. The places cover all tuition fees associated with the programmes and applicants classified as Scottish or EU for fee purposes are eligible to apply. This is the ...

Funded postgraduate places to help drive economic growth

8 Apr 2016

‘Here Was Elsewhere: A Memorandum of a Summer in Shanghai' – Wednesday 13th April

Artists, critics and curators from the UK and China will next week convene at the University of Dundee’s Cooper Gallery to reflect on the first phase of a major international exhibition of Scottish art in Shanghai. The University’s Cooper Gallery and the British Council will host the forum, ‘Here Was Elsewhere: A Memorandum of a Summer in Shanghai’ on Wednesday, 13th April. The event is being held to share the experiences gained from the successful realisation of the first phase of Cooper Gallery’s major project ‘CURRENT | 不合时宜: Contemporary Art from Scotland&rsq...

‘Here Was Elsewhere: A Memorandum of a Summer in Shanghai' – Wednesday 13th April

7 Apr 2016

Characters out in force for DeeCon

Superheroes, Stormtroopers and samurai, cuddly creatures and other characters from the world of anime, comics and games will gather at the University of Dundee this Saturday for the largest DeeCon held to date. The year-on-year growth of the anime, animation and art convention means the 2016 event will burst out from its base at Dundee University Students’ Union (DUSA) for the first time and into new spaces in the University Chaplaincy Centre and Queen Mother Building. Saturday, 9th April promises to be a day of colour, fun and geekiness on campus with thousands of fans, many of whom will be dressed ...

Characters out in force for DeeCon

6 Apr 2016

Dundee the UK’s best in Times Higher Education '150 Under 50'

The University of Dundee has been revealed as the top ranking UK institution in the Times Higher Education '150 under 50 2016’, a ranking of the world’s top universities under 50 years of age. Dundee is the best of 25 UK institutions included in the rankings (the most of any country) and the only one to appear in the top 40 places. “The Times Higher Education 150 under 50 rankings showcase the best of the emerging universities around the globe so we are in good company and delighted to be among the top 20 and top in the UK,” said Professor Sir Pete Downes, Principal and Vice-Chancel...

Dundee the UK’s best in Times Higher Education '150 Under 50'