Hitting the books helped author to realise writing dream

One of Scotland’s most exciting emerging authors says that her experience as a University of Dundee student prepared her for a new chapter in her life. Having completed her MLitt in Writing Practice and Study in 2014, Sandra Ireland has just released her third novel, The Unmaking of Ellie Rook. Now a tutor within the University’s English department, Carnoustie-based Sandra said that her studies gave her the confide...

Dundee ranked among UK's top 5 for student satisfaction

The University of Dundee has been ranked 4th among UK universities for overall student satisfaction in the 2019 National Student Survey (NSS). The University recorded overall satisfaction of 90%, up 2% on the 2018 result and well above the sector average of 84%, and was ranked 2nd in Scotland. Our Humanities subjects also recorded good results in this year's survey, with History and Creative Writing ranking top in Scotland and...

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