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LIVE Smart: Postgraduate Students

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

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
  • Closed for Lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm 
  • Extended opening hours during welcome in September.

Contact Us

Peer Connections


Peer Connections logo - joined hands

Peer Connections is the University's 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. Find out more and sign up for a buddy/mentor online.

Sports Union

Doctoral Academy


The University's Doctoral Academy will help you navigate

your research journey (from doctoral journey to research journey).

Meeting other new students

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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 your circumstances. The events programme this year has been curtailed due to the Covid-19 pandemic but we are running many online events which you can join in. DUSA and the Sports Union are also running online activities so check out their information.

See this article from Save The Student on How to make friends at university


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Student societies are groups of like-minded students who aim to promote an activity, cause or an interest in a particular culture on campus. It is also the one of the best ways to make new friends, find others from the same culture and make the most out of your university life. Trying a new sport or hobby is a perfect break from the academic pattern of student life.

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. They also run a range of online events every week that you can participate in. For more information email 

DUSA - Your student association

Library and Learning Centre

Main Library University of Dundee

The Library & Learning Centre (LLC) provides services and facilities tailored to support the learning, teaching and research activities of the University of Dundee.

Dundee University Postgraduate Society

Dundee University Postgraduate Society

The University of Dundee Postgraduate Society is a society for all postgraduate students

to have events, share news, careers and research and most importantly, to connect and interact with one another.

We would love to hear from Postgraduate Students from all disciplines to get involved with fundraising ideas and events.


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