On this page, you will find a collection of my personal projects and hobbies that I have pursued outside of university and school. My interests are diverse and range from computer-aided design and 3D modeling, to promotional videos, graphic design, and fashion design. I am always eager to explore new creative avenues and to learn new skills.
Dundee University Ski and Snowboard Club | DUSSC
I have been an active member of the university ski and snowboard club, DUSSC, since I joined in 2019. My love for skiing and the friendships I made through the club have kept me engaged with the organization. In my third year, I was asked to take on the role of Lessons Coordinator. I eagerly accepted the opportunity and arranged lessons for beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders throughout the year. My efforts were met with positive feedback and everyone who participated enjoyed the lessons. Unfortunately, my plan to obtain my BASI skiing instructor qualification, which would have allowed me to lead the lessons myself, was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Currently, I am the Media Secretary for DUSSC, where I have had numerous opportunities to design promotional merchandise such as t-shirts, jumpers, and jackets. As the largest club at the university, with over 280 members last year, promoting our trips is of the utmost importance. To that end, I have created videos showcasing previous trips and worked with Wasteland Travel, the trip organizer, to develop banners, feather flags, clothes and gazebos featuring our club branding. The pictures below show some of the items I have designed for the club.
Below is the trip video I made for DUSSC showing our 2022 trip to Avoriaz in the French Alps. I am very proud of this video as I've had a lot of great comments and feedback. This video is one of the main ways we advertise our trips so it's vital that they make a good impression.
Below are some sketches and designs I have come up with for merchandise for the club. We sell jumpers, t-shirts, hats, and other items to help fund our racing team, and any other extra costs we have. It is important that people like the merch as it helps keep us running.
The photoshoot I conducted was a crucial part of promoting the merchandise for our ski and snowboard club, DUSSC. The high-quality images captured during the photoshoot showcase the variety and quality of our merchandise, including t-shirts and jumpers, and are essential in driving sales and raising awareness of our club.
Overall, I am really pleased with how the merchandise and photos turned out. We ended up overselling on t-shirts and had to order more!
Dundee University Tennis Club | DUTC
DUTC is another club I have been greatly involved with since first year. I have played tennis for most of my life, and I thoroughly enjoy it. In second year, I ran for the fundraising committee position and won. Unfortunately, this was during covid, so hosting events was a no. I managed to raise some fund through other methods like quizzes on zoom, games nights, and tennis competitions.
In third year, I remained on the committee as the Men’s Development Captain. This was for players who were good but didn’t quite make the BUCS teams. During my role I coached lessons every week, organised tournaments against other universities, and competitions within the club too.
I am now Vice President of DUTC in my final year. This is a role I’m very proud of as DUTC is the second largest club at the university, only being beaten by DUSSC 😉. I have also done various other work for DUTC such as designing and selling merchandise, managing the social media accounts, and being involved with the sports union for events like ceilidhs and balls.
Being on the tennis committee has been a great experience for me as I have developed so many valuable skills over the years.
It has been tough at times balancing two committee positions whilst also doing a full-time degree. I am proud of how I’ve managed to keep on top of everything and still do well at university. Being on two committee’s has been so rewarding, and I would definitely do it again if I got the opportunity. I have loved every second of it.
Untitled Lamp #1
This was my first entry for a challenge on Instagram. There is a page called RenderWeekly who post a keyword every week then you must come up with a design and a render. It is quite a standard lamp however I like how it looks as it's quite simplistic yet it stands out.
Untitled Lamp #2
This is my second entry to the RenderWeekly challenge on Instagram. This concept is a bit different from the last as it's a floor lamp that spirals up. Originally, I planned for a lightbulb to hang from the middle however this created too many weird shadows, so instead I decided that having an LED panel spiralling up the inside worked much better. This way creates almost no shadows whilst looking quite minimalist and cool.
Small Button and PCB Render
During the initial lockdown, the company my father works for developed a low-cost and efficient ventilator which was tested in clinical trials in India. As the company was very busy designing the electronics they gave me some tasks to help out. These are a couple of examples of the components I drew up in Inventor for the product. They are a small part of the overall system, but they were checked and integrated into the overall design. I also made drawing sheets of them with the correct dimensions. If the trial is successful there is potential for many international orders.
This is the "geofilter" I created for snapchat. It can only be used by people on snapchat when they are in Stonehaven otherwise it won't appear. I used a photo of the War Memorial which I had already taken, and then played about with it in Photoshop until I created something I liked.
I choose to create a geofilter as Stonehaven did not have one. The War Memorial is quite an iconic part of Stonehaven, and it has a lot of meaning behind it, hence I chose it to represent the town.