24 Jan 2017

Dundee to provide Graduate Level Apprenticeships

The University of Dundee has been announced as one of the providers of a major new programme of Graduate Level Apprenticeships launched by Skills Development Scotland (SDS). The University is the only institution in Scotland offering places across all four strands of the apprenticeship programme. Working in partnership with businesses, up to 70 places on four different Graduate Level Apprenticeships will be available: IT Management for Business IT Software Development Engineering, Design & Manufacturing Civil Engineering Graduate Level Apprentices will be employed by organisations working in each of ...

Dundee to provide Graduate Level Apprenticeships

24 Jan 2017

Second instalment of exhibition inspired by ‘feminist thinking’ opens

Film, photography, dance, performance and sculpture feature in the second instalment of a contemporary art exhibition and event programme at the University of Dundee. Of Other Spaces: Where Does Gesture Become Event?takes place at the University’s Cooper Gallery and off-site venues in Dundee. It takes feminist inspiration as its starting point and features work by seminal artists from the past four decades including Anne Bean, Rose English, Linder and Georgina Starr amongst others. Chapter One of the programme took place between October and February, and Chapter Two runs until March. Of Other Spaces ...

Second instalment of exhibition inspired by ‘feminist thinking’ opens

17 Jan 2017

‘The Untold Story of Oor Wullie's Bucket Trail’ – 21st January

One of Scotland’s most successful ever public arts events will be relived this weekend when ‘The Untold Story of Oor Wullie's Bucket Trail’ is told at the University of Dundee. The event, taking place at the Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill, on Saturday, 21st January, will celebrate last summer’s Bucket Trail, the hugely successful mass-participation event in Wullie’s hometown of Dundee. Over the course of July and August, more than 70,000 locals and visitors are estimated to have taken part in the trail. The streets of Dundee were abuzz with civic pride as enthusiasts, young ...

‘The Untold Story of Oor Wullie's Bucket Trail’ – 21st January

17 Jan 2017

Skin cancer model boost for prevention and treatment

Researchers at the University of Dundee have found that skin cancers in mice can closely mirror those found in humans, offering a model that could be used to help develop new drugs and find new ways of preventing the disease. Skin cancer is the most common cancer worldwide and is on the rise. In the 10-year period from 2001 to 2011, Scotland saw an increase of more than 50 per cent in the incidence of the disease with around 3,000 new cases now diagnosed annually. In many cases skin cancers can be removed but they are still a major cause of morbidity and mortality, especially in certain high-risk populatio...

Skin cancer model boost for prevention and treatment

16 Jan 2017

Dundee one of the world’s best for international student satisfaction

The University of Dundee has been ranked 1st in Scotland, 3rd in the UK and 14th globally for overall average student satisfaction in this year’s International Student Barometer (ISB). With feedback from over 2.5 million students worldwide across all student types, levels and years of study, the ISB is the world's largest annual survey of international students. It reflects on four main aspects of the university experience for international students – Learning, Living, Support and Arrival. More than 180 institutions in dozens of countries were included in the survey, including 42 in the UK, of ...

Dundee one of the world’s best for international student satisfaction