MSc/PGDip Bioinformatics BSc (Hons) Forensic Science
Abertay University was my first choice because it Hi! My name is Munira Mustaffa. I'm a student from
offered me a range of well equipped and modern Malaysia studying a degree in BSc (Hons) Forensics
laboratories, but more importantly it is situated in the Sciences. I am also the class representative of my year.
centre of many world renowned industry and public
research centres. The Fresh Talent scheme which offers a
I choose University of Abertay Dundee because I heard that
two year work permit was another added factor for me
it's one of the best universities in the UK that offers
to choose Scotland.
Biological courses, especially in Forensic Sciences. I'd always
wanted to do Forensics ever since I was a kid, so I was
I enjoyed my studies at Abertay. It has a friendly really happy to discover that they offer this course here. I
atmosphere and I made many friends and had a great am really passionate about it. I'm hoping to get involved
working relationship with my teachers. Many of the with the post study work visa when I graduate and stay in
students got together and had a weekly prayer meeting in Scotland for a further two years to work and travel a little.
the Chaplaincy – it was good to feel at home and spend
time with like minded people.
My favourite subjects? Easy! Definitely Crime Scene
Investigations and Human Physiology. I find that the lecturers
With lots of hard work and the grace of God I was at Abertay are very helpful and encouraging, so there's no
able to complete my project at the Moredun International need to be afraid to approach them.
Research Institution in collaboration with Roslin Research
Institute in Edinburgh. After successful completion of the
The University is located in a historical Scottish city called
project I was then employed at the research institute as a
Dundee, about one hour away from Edinburgh. It’s a cosy
microarray analyst for an exciting new project.
and affordable student town. I haven’t been here long, but
I absolutely love it, especially spending time discovering the
city with my new friends. The university library's facilities
are very well equipped and adequate, and I visit as often
The university’s best attraction? Our Student Union, that's
for sure! There's always something going on to look forward
to. There are a lot of societies for students to join, and I
am one of the PR’s for the Abertay University Dance
Society. I'm also very active in the Piping and Traditional
Music Society, the Photography Society and Jujitsu. I play
the violin with the piping band.
Everyone’s really friendly here.They don’t call Dundee the
City of Discovery for nothing – everyday is an adventure!
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