University of Dundee

D'Arcy Thompson Unit

School International Executive Support

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, self-starting experienced administrator to join the team as School International Executive Support. The role will support the administrative and clerical duties working alongside the Associate Dean International (ADI) to develop and promote the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to international markets.

You will be educated to HND level, with experience within an administrative environment giving personal support to senior members of staff. Experience within Higher Education would be an advantage.

Success at the Undergraduate Awards 2018 for Life Sciences Students

Three of our undergraduate students were recognised in the Undergraduate Awards 2018. Emma Sands, Emily Scott and Daniel Squair were Highly Commended in the Life Sciences category. This means that they were in the top 10% for their category and this included entrants from students across the world! The awards aim to celebrate top undergraduate coursework and foster interdisciplinary collaboration between students and recent graduates worldwide. Our students submitted work based on their fourth year honours project.

Lecturer in Pharmacology (Teaching & Scholarship)

The School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee is a world-class academic institution with a reputation for the excellence of its research, its high quality teaching and student experience, and the strong impact of its activities outside academia. With 900 staff from over 60 countries worldwide the School provides a dynamic, multi-national, collegiate and diverse environment with state-of-the-art laboratory, technology and teaching facilities.

Life Sciences Summer School 2018 comes to a close with Student Symposium

Life Sciences hosted over 50 students this Summer. This week, no less than 40 students, from Dundee, the rest of Scotland and the UK, but also from abroad as far afield as Singapore, presented their results in this years’ summer students symposium. There were two amazing afternoons with excellent and very well-structured talks.  

Anton Gartner, Summer School Academic Lead, learnt a lot from the student talks, which covered to diverse research undertaken in the School. Highlights included:

Dundee ranked among UK’s best universities for student satisfaction

The University of Dundee has once again ranked among the best universities in the United Kingdom for overall student satisfaction, achieving a top 10 place in the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS).

The University recorded overall satisfaction of 88%, well above the sector average of 83% and was ranked second in Scotland.

The National Student Survey is a census of nearly half a million students undertaken independently by Ipsos MORI and evaluates how satisfied students are with the quality of their higher education experience.