We've arranged a wide range of events throughout Freshers' Week to help you get settled in. Find out what's going on, where and when.

All other events

29Aug

Local and Commuter Students' Welcome Event (18:30 - 20:30)

Opportunity to meet, mix and socialise with other students living locally in Fife, Angus, Tayside and Dundee. Meet university staff, DUSA and Sports Union. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/local-students-welcome-event-tickets-36686735012">Book a place on Eventbrite

  • Dalhousie Building (Foyer)
30Aug

Early Arrivals - Meet, Mix and Socialise (16:00 - 17:00)

Arrived early? Meet for free tea/coffee and chat with other new students and the Peer Connectors.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery (1st floor))
1Sep

Dundee Flower and Food Festival (10:00 - 17:00)

The Festival offers the best in food, horticulture and live entertainment, with a packed weekend programme including free cookery and gardening demonstrations, children's activities, a craft fair, live music and TV celebrities.

  • Camperdown Country Park, DD2 4TF (off campus)
1Sep

Early Arrivals - Meet, Mix and Socialise (16:00 - 17:00)

Arrived Early? Meet for free tea/coffee and chat with other new students and the Peer Connectors

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery (1st floor))
2Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
2Sep

Dundee Flower and Food Festival (10:00 - 17:30)

The Festival offers the best in food, horticulture and live entertainment, with a packed weekend programme including free cookery and gardening demonstrations, children's activities, a craft fair, live music and TV celebrities.

  • Camperdown Country Park, DD2 4TF (off campus)
2Sep

Introduction to Institute of Sport and Exercise (10:00 - 17:30)

Drop in sessions for all students and their families to find out more about University Sport and Exercise

  • ISE
2Sep

Free tea and coffee for all new students and their families (14:00 - 18:00)

Come and have a cuppa and put your feet up

  • Chaplaincy (Main entrance)
2Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:00 - 15:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
2Sep

Cafe Conversations for Families (15:30 - 16:30)

Come along for an informal chat with university staff (for families and partners of new students). Free tea/coffee/ juice, scones and cakes.

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
2Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:30 - 16:00)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
2Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (16:00 - 16:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
2Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (16:30 - 17:00)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
2Sep

Find Friends Event for students living off campus (16:30 - 17:30)

Not living in university accommodation? Want to meet other University of Dundee students to go on nights out? Come along and find some friends! Free refreshments.

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
2Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (17:00 - 17:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
2Sep

Labyrinth Walks (19:00 - 22:00)

Come walk our full size canvas Labyrinth, in healing music and candlelight. Monthly walks - check here for dates https://www.dundee.ac.uk/chaplaincy/labyrinth/

  • Chaplaincy (Chapel)
2Sep

Dundee University Christian Union Meet + Greet (19:00 - 21:00)

Meet Dundee University Christian Union members and other students!

  • 5 Brook Gardens (DD1 5NB)
3Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
3Sep

Introduction to Institute of Sport and Exercise (10:00 - 17:30)

Drop in sessions for all students and their families to find out more about University Sport and Exercise

  • ISE
3Sep

Dundee Flower and Food Festival (10:00 - 17:30)

The Festival offers the best in food, horticulture and live entertainment, with a packed weekend programme including free cookery and gardening demonstrations, children's activities, a craft fair, live music and TV celebrities.

  • Camperdown Country Park, DD2 4TF (off campus)
3Sep

Free tea and coffee for all new students and their families (10:00 - 18:00)

Come and have a cuppa and put your feet up

  • Chaplaincy (Main entrance)
3Sep

Campus Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Walking tour of the Campus led by Peer Connectors

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
3Sep

Supermarket Tour (12:00)

Walking tour to local supermarkets led by Peer Connectors

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
3Sep

Rounders + Ultimate Frisbee with Dundee University Christian Union (14:00 - 15:30)

Play rounders and ultimate frisbee

  • Magdalen Green (DD2 1BA)
3Sep

The Big Giveaway (14:00 - 15:00)

Free stuff! Recycled kitchen, cookware and other items donated by students to the Recycle-Reuse scheme. Bring a bag to fill. You may choose 6 larger items and unlimited cutlery.

  • Chaplaincy
3Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:00 - 15:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
3Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:30 - 16:00)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
3Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (16:00 - 16:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
3Sep

Find Friends Event for students living off campus (16:00 - 17:00)

Not living in university accommodation? Want to meet other University of Dundee students to go on nights out? Come along and find some friends! Free refreshments.

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
3Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (16:30 - 17:00)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
3Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (17:00 - 17:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
4Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
4Sep

Free hot drinks (09:00 - 17:00)

Free hot drinks courtesy of Dundee University Christian Union

  • Gazebo (Campus Green)
4Sep

Principal's Official Welcome Event (10:45 - 12:00)

Welcome event for all students. Official welcome and procession by the University Principal and Academics. Be seated by 10.45am, Dress code: Informal.

  • Caird Hall, City Square (off campus)
4Sep

Welcome from University Energy & Environment Office (12:00 - 14:00)

Free advice and money saving tips. FREEBIES !!!! — Free wildflower seeds, bookmarks, bags, stationery, pens etc… and other useful things

  • Outside DUSA , beside shop
4Sep

Meet and Greet with Dundee University Islamic Society (12:00 - 15:00)

Drop in social with Dundee University Islamic Society.

  • Henry's Coffee House (City Square)
4Sep

Challenges with sport and exercise ambassadors on campus (12:30 - 18:00)

Look out for sport and exercise ambassadors and their challenge of the day

  • Out on campus
4Sep

University Prayers (12:30 - 12:50)

Weekly Ecumenical Prayers - all welcome

  • Chaplaincy (Quiet Room)
4Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
4Sep

Living With and Supporting those with Cancer (13:00 - 14:00)

If you’re living and working with cancer or are supporting someone with cancer come along to this weekly Support Group. Tea and coffee will be provided in a friendly relaxing environment.

  • Chaplaincy (Common Room)
4Sep

Safe and Secure Event (13:00 - 16:00)

Find out about safety and personal security whilst studying at University. Information and advice about keeping yourself and others safe and secure. Free items. Ultraviolet marking for valuable items

  • Marquee
4Sep

Supermarket Tour (14:30)

Walking tour to local supermarkets led by Peer Connectors

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
4Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:00 - 15:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
4Sep

Library Tour (15:00 - 16:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
4Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:30 - 16:00)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
4Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (16:00 - 16:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
4Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (16:30 - 17:00)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
4Sep

Catholic Mass (17:15 - 18:00)

Roman Catholic Mass - all welcome

  • Chaplaincy (Chapel)
4Sep

Welcome Event Graduate Level Apprentices (17:30 - 18:30)

Welcome event, refreshments served. Chance to meet and mix with other students, university staff, DUSA and Sports Union. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/graduate-level-apprentice-students-welcome-event-tickets-36685337833">Book a place on Eventbrite

  • Dalhousie Building (Foyer)
4Sep

Welcome Event Continuing Education Evening Part Time MA Students (19:15 - 20:30)

Welcome event, refreshments served. Chance to meet and mix with other students, university staff, DUSA and Sports Union. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/part-time-ma-evening-degree-students-welcome-event-tickets-36688016846">Book a place on Eventbrite

  • Dalhousie Building (Foyer)
4Sep

Pub Quiz with Dundee University Christian Union (20:00 - 21:30)

Pub Quiz

  • Duke's Corner (13 Brook Street, DD1 5EG)
5Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
5Sep

Gateway to Postgraduate Study 1 (09:00 - 11:00)

Welcome - Adjusting to a new academic environment. Book a place http://uod.ac.uk/gtps17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 1 3G02 )
5Sep

Disability Services Open Day (10:00 - 12:00)

This is a drop-in session for all new and returning students who would like to find out more about the services and facilities offered by Disability Services. Staff will be available to arrange confidential meetings with a Disability Adviser and to provide a tour of our facilities for registered students. Check out our website for further details: http://www.dundee.ac.uk/disabilityservices

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
5Sep

Bank registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Representatives of Clydesdale Bank, Bank of Scotland, Santander will be available for students who wish to open accounts with them

  • Chaplaincy
5Sep

Challenges with sport and exercise ambassadors on campus (10:00 - 18:00)

Look out for sport and exercise ambassadors and their challenge of the day

  • Out on campus
5Sep

Dental Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local dental practices: Hunter and Wight and West End Dental Practice. NHS Dental care is free for all students, including internationals.

  • Chaplaincy
5Sep

GP (Doctor) Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local medical practices : Nethergate Medical Centre, Ryehill Medical Practice, Hawkhill Medical Centre. Health care is free for all students, including internationals

  • Chaplaincy
5Sep

Employability and Enterprise Event (11:00 - 16:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Campus Green Marquee
5Sep

Library Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Charity Shop Tour (12:00 - 16:00)

Careers and Enterprise: come and speak to us about part time work, entrepreneurship, volunteering, Enterprise Challenge, placements, enterprise workshops, Skills award and much more.

  • Campus Green Marquee
5Sep

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Big Questions, Liberated: Does Christianity Restrict Us? (12:00 - 13:00)

Free lunch, talk and discussion around the theme: Does Christianity Restrict Us? With Dundee University Christian Union

  • DUSA (Meeting Rooms 1+2)
5Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

City tour and Dundee Law with Dundee University Islamic Society (13:00 - 16:00)

Opportunity for the students to meet members of Dundee University Islamic Society and explore Dundee - see what it has to offer.

  • Meet Outside Main Library
5Sep

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Walking Tour to McManus Galleries (Art Gallery & Museum) (14:30)

Walking visit to local award winning Art Gallery & Museum in Dundee city centre led by Peer Connectors. Free Entry

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
5Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:00 - 15:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
5Sep

Library Tour (15:00 - 16:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:30 - 16:00)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
5Sep

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (16:00 - 16:30)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
5Sep

Board Games and Mocktails (16:00 - 17:00)

Want to meet people and make some new friends? Come along and play some fun board games and refresh with some non-alcoholic mocktails!

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
5Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (16:30 - 17:00)

Join us for a tour of University sport and exercise facilities and meet fellow students and sports club members

  • ISE
5Sep

Associate and Co-curricular Students Welcome Event (17:30 - 18:30)

Welcome event, refreshments served. Chance to meet and mix with other students, university staff, DUSA and Sports Union. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/associate-and-co-curriculum-students-welcome-reception-tickets-36684965720">Book a place using Eventbrite

  • Dalhousie Building (Foyer)
5Sep

Library Tour (18:00 - 19:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Meet, Mix and Socialise - free refreshments (18:30 - 20:00)

Drop in meeting. Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students and Peer Connectors - Free refreshments provided. Come on your own or with friends.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery ( Balcony in Foyer, 1st Floor))
5Sep

Evening at the Museum - D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum   (18:30 - 20:00)

Come and visit the University's Zoology Museum which houses many fascinating specimens from around the world. Most of them were collected by the celebrated Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, the first Professor of Biology at Dundee. https://www.dundee.ac.uk/museum/collections/zoology/

  • Carnelly Building
5Sep

Explore Dundee Photo Challenge with Dundee University Christian Union (18:30 - 21:00)

Take photos and complete challenges in teams while exploring Dundee! With Dundee University Christian Union

  • Meet outside DUSA - Premier Store
6Sep

Gateway to Postgraduate Study 2 (09:00 - 11:00)

Postgraduate Interactions - working with others. Book a place http://uod.ac.uk/gtps17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 1 3G02)
6Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
6Sep

Gateway to Learning 1 (09:00 - 10:00)

Where am I? Adjusting to a new academic environment for Undergraduates. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place http://uod.ac.uk/gtus17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
6Sep

Challenges with sport and exercise ambassadors on campus (10:00 - 18:00)

Look out for sport and exercise ambassadors and their challenge of the day

  • Out on campus
6Sep

Bank registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Representatives of Clydesdale Bank, Bank of Scotland, Santander will be available for students who wish to open accounts with them

  • Chaplaincy
6Sep

GP (Doctor) Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local medical practices : Nethergate Medical Centre, Ryehill Medical Practice, Hawkhill Medical Centre. Health care is free for all students, including internationals

  • Chaplaincy
6Sep

Dental Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local dental practices: Hunter and Wight and West End Dental Practice. NHS Dental care is free for all students, including internationals.

  • Chaplaincy
6Sep

International Families (10:00 - 12:00)

Come and join other International Families and their pre school children and chat over refreshments

  • Chaplaincy (Common Room)
6Sep

Gateway to Learning 2 (10:00 - 11:00)

Making the most of your lectures for Undergraduates. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place http://uod.ac.uk/gtus17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
6Sep

Library Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

2nd Hand Bike Sale (12:00 - 15:00)

Come and buy a 'recycled' bike that has been fully checked and serviced. Bikes all come with a guarantee and during semester Dr.Bike and bike sale is here every 2nd Wednesday of the month if you need free maintenance checks and basic repairs :-)

  • Campus Green
6Sep

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Free soup and a bread roll (12:00 - 14:00)

This really is a free lunch - come and sample Linda's wonderful homemade soup. All welcome.

  • Chaplaincy (Coffee Bar )
6Sep

Visit Broughty Ferry Castle (Museum) and Beach (12:45)

Trip by public bus to Broughty Ferry Castle and Beach led by Peer Connectors - old castle / museum , free entry , bus cost approx £3.80 return ( daysaver ticket). Bring money for ice cream!

  • Meet at Tower Building (South Door)
6Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

BBQ with Dundee University Islamic Society (13:00 - 15:00)

Barbeque Fun with Dundee University Islamic Society.

  • Meet Outside Main Library
6Sep

Wellbeing and Support Event (13:00 - 16:00)

Come and find out about well-being and support at university - free food tasters. Free health checks and all you need to know about exercise and nutrition

  • Marquee
6Sep

Walk up the Law with Dundee University Christian Union (14:00 - 15:00)

Climb the Law with Dundee University Christian Union - great views of Dundee, the River Tay and beyond from the top of an extinct volcano

  • Meet at CU gazebo on Campus Green
6Sep

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Student Funding Financial Drop In (14:00 - 16:00)

All students are welcome to pop into Student Funding to discuss any money-related topics: from managing your money and how to apply to the Discretionary Funds, to finding out about the university’s scholarships & bursaries. Come to our offices in the Support Hub and meet the team!

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
6Sep

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet Institute staff to find out more about the University's award winning Healthy Body, Healthy Mind programme

  • Campus Green
6Sep

Introduction and placement test for English Support Programme (14:00 - 15:00)

All students whose first language is not English welcome. Please arrive promptly.

  • Tower Building (IT Suite C Basement)
6Sep

Introduction and placement test for English Support Programme (15:00 - 16:00)

All students whose first language is not English welcome. Please arrive promptly.

  • Tower Building (IT Suite C Basement)
6Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:00 - 15:30)

Join us on Campus Green for a tour to the University's sport and exercise facilities

  • Campus Green
6Sep

Library Tour (15:00 - 16:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Tour of Institute of Sport and Exercise (15:30 - 16:00)

Join us on Campus Green for a tour to the University's sport and exercise facilities

  • Campus Green
6Sep

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Essential Skills for Articulation and Advanced Entry Students (16:30 - 17:30)

Tom Cunningham, Transitions Officer, and Michael Allardice, Academic Skills Tutor, will run this informal session on essential skills for students who enter the University from non-standard entry routes, such as those entering Level 2 or 3 of their Degree Programme, having completed their HNC or HND at College. An opportunity to meet others in the same situation and to meet the staff who will be available to support you in the transition to University. Book a place: http://uod.ac.uk/ess17

  • Dalhousie Building (1S10)
6Sep

Welcome Event for Advanced/ Direct Entry or 3 year Degree programs / Erasmus & Global Exchange Programmes Students (18:30 - 20:30)

Welcome event refreshments served. Chance to meet and mix with other students, university staff, DUSA and Sports Union. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/direct-entry-3-year-degree-erasmus-and-global-exchange-students-welcome-event-tickets-36680456232">Book a place using Eventbrite

  • Dalhousie Building (Foyer)
6Sep

Acoustic Music Night (20:00 - 22:00)

Listen to acoustic music from local musicians

  • Henry's Coffee House ( Seagate , DD1 2EQ)
7Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
7Sep

Gateway to Learning 3 (09:00 - 10:00)

Active Reading for Undergraduates. Making the most of your academic reading. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place: http://uod.ac.uk/gtus17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
7Sep

Gateway to Postgraduate Study 3 (09:00 - 11:00)

Postgraduate Research: Conducting research at PG level including Digital Literacies. Book a place: http://uod.ac.uk/gtps17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 1 3G02)
7Sep

Gateway to Learning 4 (10:00 - 11:00)

Tutorials, Labs and Practicals for Undergraduates. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place: http://uod.ac.uk/gtus17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
7Sep

Bank registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Representatives of Clydesdale Bank, Bank of Scotland, Santander will be available for students who wish to open accounts with them

  • Chaplaincy
7Sep

Dental Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local dental practices: Hunter and Wight and West End Dental Practice. NHS Dental care is free for all students, including internationals.

  • Chaplaincy
7Sep

Challenges with sport and exercise ambassadors on campus (10:00 - 17:00)

Look out for sport and exercise ambassadors and their challenge of the day

  • Out on campus
7Sep

GP (Doctor) Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local medical practices : Nethergate Medical Centre, Ryehill Medical Practice, Hawkhill Medical Centre. Health care is free for all students, including internationals

  • Chaplaincy
7Sep

Library Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

A Taste of Scottish Culture (12:00 - 16:00)

Interested in Scottish Culture? Opportunity to sample some Scottish food, whisky tasting, bagpipes, tartan, languages, music, poetry, dance, castles, tours and much more. Find out how Scotland helped to invent the modern world!

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
7Sep

Freeshop on the Green (12:00 - 14:00)

A selection of items from our Freeshop ranging from jackets to folders, an eclectic collection of items and they are all FREE

  • Campus Green
7Sep

Talk: Cycling In Scotland (12:00 - 13:00)

Find out all you need to know about cycling in Scotland at this interesting talk and discussion.

  • Dalhousie Building (TBC)
7Sep

Big Questions- Post-Truth: How do we Know What Truth is? (12:00 - 13:00)

Free lunch, talk and discussion around the theme: Who do we know what truth is? With Dundee University Christian Union

  • DUSA (Meeting Rooms 1+2)
7Sep

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Visit Broughty Ferry Castle (Museum) and Beach (12:45)

Trip by public bus to Broughty Ferry Castle and Beach led by Peer Connectors - old castle / museum , free entry , bus cost approx £3.80 return (daysaver ticket). Bring money for ice cream!

  • Tower Building (South Door)
7Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Student Funding Financial Drop In (14:00 - 16:00)

All students are welcome to pop into Student Funding to discuss any money-related topics: from managing your money and how to apply to the Discretionary Funds, to finding out about the university’s scholarships & bursaries. Come to our offices in the Support Hub and meet the team!

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
7Sep

Guided bike ride by the River Tay (14:00 - 17:00)

Bring your own bicycle or hire one from The EBS Cycle Centre on campus and come along for a scenic guided bike ride through Dundee along the Tay!

  • Meet outside Marquee (Campus Green)
7Sep

Disability Services Open Day (14:00 - 16:00)

This is a drop-in session for all new and returning students who would like to find out more about the services and facilities offered by Disability Services. Staff will be available to arrange confidential meetings with a Disability Adviser and to provide a tour of our facilities for registered students. Check out our website for further details: http://www.dundee.ac.uk/disabilityservices

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
7Sep

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Library Tour (15:00 - 16:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Free tea/coffee and doughnuts (16:00 - 17:30)

Meet some of the groups that meet in the Chaplaincy on a regular basis, over refreshments

  • Chaplaincy (Chapel)
7Sep

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Historic Tour around Campus (16:00 - 17:00)

Matthew Jarron the University Museum's Curator will take you for a historic tour of the Campus

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
7Sep

Sports Spectacular (17:30 - 18:45)

Get warmed up for Friday's Sports Fair by joining with our sports clubs in this fun mass participation sports event. A superb way to meet friends and have fun!

  • Tennis courts (Tennis courts next to Belmont Residences)
7Sep

Islamic Talk (18:00 - 19:00)

Opportunity for the students to listen to a talk about leaving home and living as a student

  • Dalhousie (1G05)
7Sep

Library Tour (18:00 - 19:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Meet, Mix and Socialise - free refreshments (18:30 - 20:00)

Drop in meeting. Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students and Peer Connectors - Free refreshments provided. Come on your own or with friends.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery ( Balcony in Foyer, 1st Floor))
7Sep

Dodgeball with Dundee University Christian Union (19:30 - 21:00)

Meet some fellow students and play dodgeball! With Dundee University Christian Union

  • Steeple Church/Hot Chocolate Hall (Nethergate, DD1 4DG)
8Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
8Sep

Gateway to Learning 5 (09:00 - 10:00)

Academic Writing for Undergraduates. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a placehttp://uod.ac.uk/gtus17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
8Sep

Gateway to Postgraduate Study 4 (09:00 - 11:00)

Academic Writing and Communication at PG Level. Book a place: http://uod.ac.uk/gtps17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 1 3G02)
8Sep

GP (Doctor) Registration (10:00 - 14:00)

Register with local medical practices : Nethergate Medical Centre, Ryehill Medical Practice, Hawkhill Medical Centre. Health care is free for all students, including internationals

  • Chaplaincy
8Sep

Dental Registration (10:00 - 14:00)

Register with local dental practices: Hunter and Wight and West End Dental Practice. NHS Dental care is free for all students, including internationals.

  • Chaplaincy
8Sep

Bank registration (10:00 - 14:00)

Representatives of Clydesdale Bank, Bank of Scotland, Santander will be available for students who wish to open accounts with them

  • Chaplaincy
8Sep

Gateway to Learning 6 (10:00 - 11:00)

Assessment and Feedback for Undergraduates. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place http://uod.ac.uk/gtus17

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
8Sep

Challenges with sport and exercise ambassadors on campus (10:00 - 16:00)

Look out for sport and exercise ambassadors and their challenge of the day

  • Out on campus
8Sep

Library Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

Sports Fair (11:30 - 16:00)

Sign up or find out more about the great variety of Sports Clubs within the University. Find out about free taster sessions and club try outs

  • Large Marquee (Campus Green)
8Sep

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

Exploring The Local Area and Beyond Event (12:00 - 15:00)

Find out more about the local area and other interesting places in Scotland to visit whilst you are a student in Dundee

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
8Sep

Supermarket Tour (12:45)

Walking tour to local supermarkets led by Peer Connectors

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
8Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

City Tour with Dundee University Islamic Society and Brothers Jummah (13:30 - 15:00)

City Tour with Dundee University Islamic Society and Brothers Jummah

  • Meet Outside Main Library
8Sep

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

Student Funding Financial Drop In (14:00 - 16:00)

All students are welcome to pop into Student Funding to discuss any money-related topics: from managing your money and how to apply to the Discretionary Funds, to finding out about the university’s scholarships & bursaries. Come to our offices in the Support Hub and meet the team!

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
8Sep

International Welcome and Adapting to a New Culture (15:00 - 17:00)

Fun, informative and interactive event hosted by the International Advice Service specifically for international students. Meet representatives from the International Society, Enterprise Gym, local Hospitality Schemes and more. Explore and hear about experiences of studying in a different culture/language, make friends and learn about the support network that is available International/EU students. Includes a quiz with a chance to win a Highlands Tour worth £126. Free refreshments

  • Chaplaincy
8Sep

A literary walking tour through McGonagall's West-end (15:00 - 16:30)

An entertaining 90-minute stroll through the streets of McGonagall's life will be liberally interspersed with meaningful 'poetry' from his repertoire. McGonagall was a well known Dundee poet http://www.mcgonagall-online.org.uk/works

  • Tower Building (South Door Steps (Nethergate side))
8Sep

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

International Ceilidh (Traditional Scottish Dance Party) (20:00 - 21:30)

Come along and dance the night away! With Dundee University Christian Union

  • Chaplaincy
9Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
9Sep

DUSA Freshers' Fair (12:00 - 16:00)

Get involved with our student societies, and other local organisations - over 100 exhibitors

  • DUSA / Marquee (Campus Green)
9Sep

Grub Crawl with Dundee University Christian Union (18:00 - 21:00)

Get a free three course meal and hear a talk about Christianity with Dundee University Christian Union

  • Meet outside the union
9Sep

Mature and Postgraduate Students Meet, Mix and Socialise - free refreshments (18:30 - 20:00)

Drop in meeting. Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students and Peer Connectors - Free refreshments provided. Come on your own or with friends.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery,( Balcony in Foyer 1st Floor))
10Sep

Church Search (09:00 - 10:00)

Meet people from local churches and pick one to go to, and who knows you might even get a free lift!

  • Chaplaincy
10Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
11Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
12Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
12Sep

Bible Study (12:20 - 13:00)

The group meets weekly during term time. All welcome.

  • Chaplaincy (Glass House)
12Sep

Meet, Mix and Socialise - free refreshments (18:30 - 20:00)

Drop in meeting. Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students and Peer Connectors - Free refreshments provided. Come on your own or with friends.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery ( Balcony in Foyer 1st Floor))
13Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
13Sep

2nd Hand Bike Sale (12:00 - 15:00)

Come and buy a 'recycled' bike that has been fully checked and serviced. Bikes all come with a guarantee and during semester Dr.Bike and bike sale is here every 2nd Wednesday of the month if you need free maintenance checks and basic repairs :-)

  • Campus Green
13Sep

University Opening Service (12:30 - 14:00)

All staff and students invited to the opening of the new academic year followed by a buffet lunch.

  • Chaplaincy (Chapel)
13Sep

Cultural Fusion Event (17:00 - 19:00)

Free intercultural event with music, free food and drink tasters and dancers. Includes a "taste of Scotland"

  • Tower (River Rooms Level 9,)
13Sep

Welcome event for Exchange and Study Abroad students (18:30 - 20:30)

Opportunity to meet Global Programmes Team, students who are here on exchange for 2017/18 and University of Dundee students who have just returned from studying abroad. There will be free hot food and some fun activities.

  • DUSA (Air Bar)
14Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
14Sep

Dundee University Islamic Society Quiz Night (18:00 - 20:00)

A fun 'Quiz Night' with Dundee University Islamic Society. Opportunity to meet, mix and socialise with other students living locally in Fife, Angus, Tayside and Dundee

  • Sizzlers Dessert Lounge (7 Guthrie Street, DD1 5DR)
14Sep

Meet, Mix and Socialise - free refreshments (18:30 - 20:00)

Drop in meeting. Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students - Free refreshments provided. Come on your own or with friends.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery,( Balcony in Foyer 1st Floor))
15Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
18Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
19Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
20Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
20Sep

Cultural Fusion Event (17:00 - 19:00)

Free intercultural event with music, free food and drink tasters and dancers. Includes a "taste of Scotland"

  • Tower (River Rooms Level 9)
21Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
21Sep

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where University of Dundee 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.

  • Main Library (Caf?)
22Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
25Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
26Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
27Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
28Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
28Sep

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students are welcome to attend.

  • Main Library (Caf?)
29Sep

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
2Oct

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
3Oct

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
4Oct

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
5Oct

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
5Oct

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students are welcome to attend.

  • Main Library (Caf?)
6Oct

Blackwell's Pop Up Bookshop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson 1 Ground Floor)
12Oct

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students are welcome to attend.

  • Main Library (Caf?)
19Oct

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students are welcome to attend.

  • Main Library (Caf?)
26Oct

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students are welcome to attend.

  • Main Library (Caf?)