Studying for a degree can be a daunting task. After all, you may need to move away from home, or face a long commute. You may discover that the course isn’t right for you after a year or two and leave without a qualification. Or you may simply not want to commit to a full-time four-year course.
The retiring head of Dundee University has said widening access to higher education in the city has been his proudest success.
Raising aspirations and overcoming budget constraints will be vital to getting more children from schools in deprived areas into higher education, Dundee University experts have said.
VIDEO: Dundee University’s 2018 graduation ceremonies under way as hundreds of proud students pack out city centre
A father and son have made graduation a family affair with the pair set to pick up matching Dundee University degrees.
Universities in Dundee will review their policies on preventing sexual violence and harassment on campus after a Scotland-wide campaign by a mother whose daughter took her own life after being abused by her boyfriend.
Dundee University students stormed the Tower building and occupied it overnight in a protest against changes to their lecturers' pensions.
Students from disadvantaged educational backgrounds will be among those to benefit from a new partnership between Abertay University and Santander.
Young people from Glenrothes are less likely to be accepted to university than those from anywhere else in the UK, new figures have suggested.
Scotland’s renowned universities have had to jealousy guard their independence under the SNP, which though surely proud of such national institutions does not quite get their relatively autonomous – in educational terms – status.
Dundee University has been ranked as the best young university in the UK for the second year in a row.