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LIVE Smart: Exchange Students

Student guide to living and studying in Dundee. Aligned with LEARN Smart

Peer Connections

 

Peer Connections

Peer Connections is a welcoming, buddying and mentoring scheme to help all students settle in, show you around, meet, mix and share information and experience with other students. Buddy groups are offered to all incoming exchange students by Peer Connections. Individual mentoring for new students is also offered. Email peerconnections@dundee.ac.uk

Finding your way around

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Dundee University is campus based, so it's easy to find your way around. It can be a little confusing at first, so view our campus map to help you find your way.

More information on our different campuses, including the Ninewells Campus and the Kirkcaldy Campus.

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Global Room

Global Room

The Global Room is a social space on City Campus for students to relax, meet new people and celebrate cultural events.

International Student Community

Look at our information for our International Student Community

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Adjusting to University Life

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Welcome /Freshers Week  is a great opportunity for you to get involved in a variety of activities and events. It is also another good chance to meet other new students and familiarise yourself with the campus facilities and buildings. Look out for events which aim to bring students together in the Welcome Events Programme some of which are may be of interest to you or those specifically aimed at Mature Students.

These include:

  • Local Students Welcome Event for those living in Dundee, Fife, Angus or Perthshire
  • Part Time MA Student Welcome Event
  • Associate and Co-Curricular Welcome Event
  • Direct Entry, 3yr Degree, Global Programmes and Erasmus Exchange Students Welcome Event
  • Meet, Mix and Socialise Events – including one for Mature and Postgraduate Students
  • Campus Tours
  • Tours to local locations – McManus Galleries or Broughty Ferry Castle and Beach

Conversation Cafe

Conversation Cafe is an informal weekly meeting where international students can come and practice speaking conversational English speaking skills and improve their understanding of the English language.

Hosted by Peer Connections student volunteers who help fellow students in various topics of conversation.

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Enquiry Centre

Enquiry Centre

Come into the Enquiry Centre with all queries and questions.

Opening Hours

  • 9am - 5pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 10am - 5pm, Wednesday
  • Extended opening hours during welcome in September.

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International Student Calculator

International Student Calculator

 The international student calculator will help you work out how to manage your money and build a budget for living and studying in the UK