Recent statistics show that students at the University of Dundee have been accessing mental health services at the institution in increasing numbers. The most recent statistics, from the 2016-17 academic year, saw around 800 students accessing counselling service. With around 15,000 students at the University, this equates to around 5% of students accessing help. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of a Freedom of … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics at the University of Dundee
The Students’ Union of the University of Dundee have decided to remove all gambling machines from the campus. This decision has been taken with student wellbeing in mind. Previously, Fixed Odds Betting Terminals were in place at the University, though some had criticised their appearance – suggesting the Union were endorsing the activity of gambling by students. The decision to remove the terminals were taken … Continue reading Dundee University SU Removes All Gambling Machines
The University of Dundee is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, … Continue reading University of Dundee is ‘Hostile’ Towards Free Speech, Says Study
A group of students at the University of Dundee have occupied a corridor in support of striking lecturers at Universities around the United Kingdom. Around 20 students occupied the corridor on Monday morning, and have remained there since – which has included an overnight stay. The group have issued a range of demands, details of which can be found below. The students look set to … Continue reading University of Dundee Students Occupy a Corridor…
Many Scottish Universities will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The University of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, St. Andrews, Stirling and Strathclyde are all among those to strike. Five of these seven will begin striking on February 22. The news of the strike has led to concern for students, who will be affected by the ramifications of a … Continue reading Details on Strikes at Scottish Universities
Students across Scotland are facing an on-campus accommodation shortage, Member of Scottish Parliament Mark Ruskell has suggested. Green Party representative Ruskell suggested the current state of on-campus accommodation in Scotland was a ‘clear problem’. This has been documented in the past, with Stirling University witnessing 180 first year students not having accommodation. Ruskell has called upon the Scottish Government to address the issue. Read on … Continue reading ‘Severe’ Accommodation Shortage at Scottish Universities
Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at University’s across the United Kingdom at library’s. Part of our ongoing study focused on the University of Dundee, where it was revealed students spent £6,268.50 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is well below the average figure seen at UK institutions. Putting this figure into perspective – with around 15,000 … Continue reading So How Much Did University of Dundee Students Spend on Library Fines?
The University of Dundee offers students the fifth best student experience in the United Kingdom, a recent study has found. Statistics from a University Compare table has ranked 100 University’s in the United Kingdom for their student experience, using a range of criteria. Dundee came home an impressive 5th – which shows what a great University this is to study at! Dundee also placed 1st … Continue reading University of Dundee Ranks In The Top Five For Student Experience In The UK!
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