DUMC Trials

So it’s that time of year again, Freshers Fayre and the launch of a few more societies to add to Dundee University’s ridiculous list (over 140! The List). This year the Motorsport Society has made itself official! We received 82 sign ups at freshers which was a lot to deal with considering we were about 4-8 strong last season. Josh Martin is the President, Jon Maclean, the Vice President and I am the Secretary. Our Read more…

Let’s Go!

As part of launching the Motorsport Society there’s a fair amount of administration to be done. Luckily, Josh is taking care of most of it, I’ve just been working on some graphics and social media. It’s been fun trying to figure out how to represent something that doesn’t fully exist yet. In the end I came up with something that could represent many varied disciplines of motorsport and looks good in color and in grayscale. Read more…

That’s A Wrap

I’ve been competing in the Converge Challenge 2017 this year with my project Open Ears and I’ve made it into the top 5. Towards the end of the process I was required to make a 1 minute video pitch for my business then another 1 minute of video content for Converge’s use as press material. Thanks to the pitch training I received from Maryanne Johnston I found putting the pitch together fairly straightforward. The problems Read more…

Pride?

Pride is something I’ve had multiple issues with for a long time. Even the name. Truthfully though I’ve never allowed myself to investigate what Pride actually is in reality. On the surface there is a discussion around whether it is a protest or a celebration. The main line of thinking is that in the past it was a protest as there were large battles going on for equal rights for LGBT+ people. Nowadays though most Read more…

Planning Business

The next step of the Converge Challenge for Social Enterprises was to produce a five page business plan and a 60 second video pitch. I was initially very scared of writing a business plan. I’d never really done something like that before. My comfort zone when it comes to writing is like ‘stream of consciousness’ first person rambles and report writing. The first thing I did was try to look up examples but it was Read more…