University of Dundee

Student Experiences

Read some quotes from our students over the years below, or visit the archive to browse more testimonials.

  • I immediately understood it was a great chance for me since this program allows you to gain experience in different biological fields during the first year, after which you will make a more conscious decision about your final 3-Year PhD.

  • The quality of Life Sciences research at the University of Dundee is very prestigious and the facilities are excellent.

  • Besides the value of the first class science on offer, Dundee was also attractive to me because I'm passionate about walking and wanted to live near beautiful countryside.

  • Everyone is friendly, sociable, helpful and interested in the work being carried out throughout CLS. For me the rotation year is beneficial in opening my eyes to other research areas out there that I hadn’t considered, as well as allowing me to pursue topics which I’ve had a keen interest in since my undergrad.

  • The superseminars have opened my eyes to the huge range of work going on in the School and the training course really helps you to find your feet and make sure you aren't completely lost in an alien field!

  • The quality of Life Sciences research at the University of Dundee is very prestigious and the facilities are excellent.

  • I decided to come to Dundee having heard about its impressive international reputation, and a year later I know that I made the right decision!

  • I always thought of doing my PhD abroad and therefore I applied to different institutes and from all the places I was invited to, the University Of Dundee made the best impression on me.

  • With the excellent sports clubs and facilities here, I find it very easy to get and stay active.

  • The facilities are excellent and the college provides a very friendly and highly collaborative environment to work in.

  • I believe the international nature of the programme and the caliber of labs in Dundee offer the best possible background for future scientists and, hey, Scotland's fun too!

  • I have chosen Dundee since it is in the top ranking University for Life Science in Europe and it has a very stimulating environment with great facilities.