Pioneering in its treatment of women, applauded by the world’s worst poet, appointed a first principal who was only 26 – find out about the early years of the University of Dundee and some notable students.

Botany students
Early botany students and Professor Patrick Geddes, often known as the father of town planning.

This video by Kenneth of Archive Services takes us back to the foundation of University College Dundee in 1881 and looks at the lives of some early staff and students who went on to do great things from social reform to early aviation and the invention of radar.

 

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