Zoe Petre

Zoe Petre

A 21 year old Biomedical Science student


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Preparing for Online Assessments

Posted on 27 April 2020 by Zoe Petre

Given the current circumstances, the majority of us will now undertake online exams and assessments in place of our usual face-to-face exams. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for these. Structure Your Days With there being no real routine or structure to our days recently, it’s important to try and create some
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My Experience as a Student Mentor

Posted on 26 February 2020 by Zoe Petre

Starting university can be daunting for many reasons, but the Student Mentor scheme aims to ease this transition by assigning students with a student mentor. A student mentor is there to offer their mentees insider tips and support, answer questions, give advice and signpost mentees to the correct services.  When I started university, I was someone who had so many questions, so having a
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Finding a Placement Year

Posted on 10 February 2020 by Zoe Petre

A placement year, often known as a sandwich year, provides students with the opportunity to spend 9-12 months working within their chosen industry, gaining valuable skills and experience which will enhance their CV.   It’s an opportunity which should be taken advantage of, however, finding and applying for a placement can be challenging.   Research  Carrying out your research is important so you know exactly what sort of placement you’re looking for, and what
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How to Revise Effectively

Posted on 29 January 2020 by Zoe Petre

Revision can be so stressful, no matter how early we start. I’m going to share a few tips which you can hopefully take on board to make your revision as effective as possible!  Planning  Having a calendar or diary and planning what you do with your time is important in order to prevent wasting time procrastinating.  Start
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