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If You Are Renting a Property, You Should Read This

How the new tenancy arrangements will work. The Scottish Government has published an explanatory guidance, which has made things a bit clearer on how the new tenancy arrangements will work. Any new tenancy created after the 1st December 2017...

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JAM Radio’s 55 Hour Non-Stop Sleepless Broadcast

On air for 55 hours non-stop! Yes, on October the 13th at 5pm to October the 15th at midnight, JAM Radio in conjunction with Tay Production hosted an annual challenge, the 55 hour radio marathon. The challenge was done to raise money for this years’ RAG...

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Show Racism the Red Card: Football Match

DUSA was very proud to join forces with the UoD Nursery, Sports Union, ISE, the University and Dundee United Football Club to support Show Racism the Red Card, with the very special help of local broadcasting legend Jim Spence. The staff and students put on a great...

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3 Awesome Things Your VPA Has Done For You

Hi guys! It’s Ellen here, your Vice President of Academia! It’s my turn to shout about all the things I have been up to since starting. Ever since starting the role in July I have been so busy! Most things you will not want to hear about (I attend A LOT of...

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What is Academic Misconduct?

What is Academic Misconduct? The question most students aren’t asking until they accidentally commit an offence. "You need to come in to discuss a suspected case of academic misconduct in your recent assignment" are the words no students wants to read. All...

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12 Things to Recap from Freshers Week

Hello! Sofia here, your VPSA! This time I am taking over the blog to recap all the amazing things that happened during your Freshers' Week! Hey! It's already the beginning of October, and you've managed to survive! University is not so scary after all!...

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President Update: VPSW Hijack

Surprise, it’s Caroline not Sean! It's been a while since you've heard from the President but I promise that doesn't mean we Exec have been sitting on our backsides doing nothing. This week I have hijacked Sean's blog to let you know a little about our...

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President’s Update: 9 Things We Did For You This Week

Hello and Welcome to your third weekly instalment of the DUSA President’s Update. This week I thought I would try something new – third time lucky and all – so in the spirit of Buzzfeed, here are 9 things your DUSA Executive have done for you this week. 1. Buses from...

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University of Dundee Ranked 9th in UK!

You may have seen or heard about the results of the National Student Survey which were announced today. The University of Dundee was ranked 2nd in Scotland and 9th in the UK for overall student satisfaction. This is a terrific performance that shows that...

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President Update: Another Busy Week at DUSA

Hello and welcome to your second Presidential update! This past week my team and I have been hard at work breaking down the National Student Survey (NSS) results – which you will see on the 9th August – and organising the Student Representation Council...

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DUSA Stands With Our Trans Community

Dear UoD students, Today your Facebook, Twitter, and most likely conversations will have been filled with the ongoing Trump rhetoric. So, what is he up to this time? Although you would think it is more difficult to run backwards, the Republican party of the USA seems...

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