Pentimento: promoting art and creativity as an outlet for trauma

What is Pentimento? Manu Budhathoki DUSA Vice President Community shares a creative project she has been doing to support students’ wellbeing. “Pentimento is a yearlong campaign I started this academic year (2023-2024). The main purpose of the campaign is to promote emotional expression through creative expression. I wanted to tap into people’s interest and potential…Continue Reading Pentimento: promoting art and creativity as an outlet for trauma

Discover CreateSpace!

Ranya Al Ghazi, CreateSpace Student Helper, introduces us to this fantastic facility in the Library. Welcome to CreateSpace, the pulsating core of creativity nestled within our university campus! Here, innovation intertwines with tranquillity, inviting all university staff and students to unleash their limitless creative potential. Beyond being a mere maker space, CreateSpace embodies a lively…Continue Reading Discover CreateSpace!

Ustopias: Utopias, Dystopias And Margaret Atwood

A collaboration between Illustration students and the English Department is on show in the Dundee Central Library. This special exhibition is a follow up to last year’s ‘Blazing Worlds! Science Fiction by Women’. It features artwork from the Michael Kirkham’s Level 2 Illustration students from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and is…Continue Reading Ustopias: Utopias, Dystopias And Margaret Atwood

Founders Report

In 2021 the University commissioned a report to investigate early founders and their links with colonialism and slavery. The report focused on the Baxter family who supported the establishment of what was then University College Dundee and made some recommendations for future actions and research. To mark Race Equality week this year we have launched…Continue Reading Founders Report