5 Dec 2016

Scots sporting heroes in Christmas conversation

Elite-level Scottish athletes and feats of human endurance will be under discussion when record-breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont and Dr Niall Elliott, Team GB’s Chief Medical Officer for Rio 2016 will share a stage to present Dundee’s annual Christmas Lecture. Mark Beaumont, Rector of the University, and Dr Elliott, Head of Sports Medicine at the sportscotland Institute of Sport and recent honorary graduate of the institution will share insights into what it means to be a sports medic at elite sporting competitions and an ultra-endurance athlete at the top of their careers. Dr Elliott s...

Scots sporting heroes in Christmas conversation

5 Dec 2016

Video art examines identity and self-determination

The work of 12 women artists and collectives that have addressed questions of identity and self-determination will be screened at the University of Dundee’s Centrespace gallery this week. ‘Self/Portraits: Relating Narratives’ takes place at 5.30pm on Friday, 9th December and has been curated by Laura Leuzzi, Giulia Casalini and Diana Georgiou as part of the European Women’s Video Art research project at the University’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design. The screening weaves together the visual narratives of female artists whose work confronts social and politi...

Video art examines identity and self-determination

2 Dec 2016

Launch of International College Dundee

The University of Dundee has signed an agreement to establish International College Dundee, an alternative entry route into degree courses that is expected to attract hundreds of new international students to Scotland. The University is partnering with Oxford International Education Group (OIEG) to establish International College Dundee. Oxford International is a well-established private provider with an excellent overseas reputation. “This is an exciting venture which has the potential to significantly increase our numbers of international students, bringing many benefits to the University and the c...

Launch of International College Dundee

1 Dec 2016

’12 Hour Action Group’ brings together leading artists, curators, poets and writers

Dozens of artists ranging from counterculture figures to the creators of modern day fairy tales will perform at an international symposium at the University of Dundee this weekend. The University’s Cooper Gallery will host ’12 Hour Action Group’ from 11am-11pm on Saturday, 3rd December. It has been organised as part of the two-chapter ‘Of Other Spaces: Where Does Gesture Become Event?’ exhibition. The exhibition and its wider programme of events take feminism as a starting point to explore self-organisation and alternative politics in culture, society and everyday life. The &r...

’12 Hour Action Group’ brings together leading artists, curators, poets and writers

1 Dec 2016

‘Minecraft: A Shift in Learning’– Dundee Arts Cafe on December 6th.

This month’s Dundee Arts Café will delve into the 3D world of Minecraft. Derek Robertson from the University of Dundee will explore the wondrous simplicity and complexity of the extremely popular game, and discuss the challenges of introducing games like Minecraft into the formal world of the classroom.  Derek will talk about his findings at The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum on December 6th. Minecraft is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular computer games and Derek has already been testing out the game in Dundee schools. “When I saw Minecraft back in ...

‘Minecraft: A Shift in Learning’– Dundee Arts Cafe on December 6th.