Stories from the University of Dundee in 2021 - July to December

Press releases, features, and news from 2021 - July to December

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July to December

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From being one of the only photographers to have work featured on a Scottish banknote to becoming a sell-out author, Shahbaz Majeed has come a long way from his undergraduate days in the Queen Mother Building computing labs.

Published on 6 July 2021

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Feature

We caught up with Dundee City Council’s new Chief Executive Officer, Greg Colgan, to find out about his new role, his vision for Dundee and what excites him about this fantastic city that he is proud to call home.

Published on 6 July 2021

Press release

More than 200 University of Dundee learners celebrated the culmination of a summer of study after completing their path towards higher education.

Published on 30 July 2021

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Feature

Our former Rector on Succession, his ‘evil twin’ and memories of the University.

Published on 5 August 2021

Feature

Alan Bainbridge, graduate of Law in 1994, mentored current medical student Aalap Asurlekar as part of the Leadership Plus Programme. They both share their experience of the mentoring process. 

Published on 6 August 2021

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Andy Smart, graduate of Politics with German in 2012, mentored student and now recent Digital Interaction Design graduate Jack Rodger as part of the Leadership Plus Programme. They both share their experience of the mentoring process. 

Published on 6 August 2021

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Graeme Butler, supporter of the Careers Service, mentored Pharmacology student Tisha De Guzman as part of the Leadership Plus Programme. They both share their experience of the mentoring process. 

Published on 6 August 2021

Press release

Seaweed: it’s slimy, smells and often comes hand in hand with a swarm of flies, but one University of Dundee student is encouraging others to rethink how we engage with the marine plant

Published on 3 September 2021

Press release

How our physical interactions with others have changed due to restrictions implemented as a result of the pandemic is the focus of one of dozens of exhibits at the University of Dundee’s Masters Showcase 2021

Published on 3 September 2021

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A University of Dundee expert and his colleagues have received a prestigious international honour after creating a new model to assess the performance of analyses of Vitamin D in blood

Published on 16 September 2021

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News

Jasmin from Germany, studied MSc International Marketing. Now a FT Regional Sales Manager, she looks back on her journey with us.

Published on 29 September 2021

Press release

Students are invited to own the night next week as Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) host a special event to highlight and support the strong and collective demand for freedom from gender-based violence

Published on 15 November 2021

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Feature

Courtney is a fourth year student in our Education MA (Hons) course and shares her story on what inspired her to get into teaching, why she initially thought she couldn’t and what her hopes are for the future.

Published on 22 November 2021

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Aine is a PGDE Secondary (English) student. She shares her story on what inspired her to become a teacher, what advice she would give someone considering the PGDE course and more. 

Published on 22 November 2021

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Chloe is a PGDE Secondary (Chemistry) student. She shares her story on how she came to be on the course, what inspired her and what her hopes for her future as a teacher.

Published on 22 November 2021

Feature

Farkhanda is a fourth year student on our MA Education Course, here’s her story.

Published on 22 November 2021

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The Robertson Scholars programme, in partnership with the Robertson Trust, supports Scottish students from challenging backgrounds to access a university education

Published on 17 December 2021