Exams

How to unwind after exams

Posted on 12 May 2021 by Miah

I am lucky enough to have finished all my assignments for university this year but I know many uni students are still doing exams and many A-Level students are also doing exams. During exam season, it can be difficult to focus on anything other than exams and you may find yourself not being able to
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Adapting to Online Learning

Posted on 30 April 2021 by Zoe

Being on a course that usually has a lot of contact hours and time spent in the laboratory, I was very hesitant when it came to online learning. I was worried about how I would transition from my usual commute into University, surrounded by course mates in a lecture hall, to studying at home from
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Asesiadau yn Ystod COVID-19

Posted on 10 March 2021 by Shôn

Rwyf eisioes wedi trafod fy mhrofiadau o addysg wyneb-yn-wyneb yn ystod fy ngradd ymsang y flwyddyn hon, ond beth am asesiadau ac arholiadau? Yn y blog yma, rwyf yn bwriadu ceisio egluro sut oedd asesiadau yn arfer digwydd a sut mae hyn wedi newid oherwydd cyfyngiadau COVID-19. Byddaf yn disgrifio fy mhrofiadau i ar y
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Managing Online Lectures

Posted on 28 May 2020 by Rowenna

Thanks to Covid-19 and the government enforced lockdown, university systems and how lectures are delivered have been impacted in universities up and down the country. For many, this has meant online lectures, and it’s likely that some lectures may still be online for the 2020/21 year starting in September. While online lectures are certainly different, they really
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Top 10 Tips to Stay Productive at Home

Posted on 28 May 2020 by Rowenna

Covid-19 has turned our lives upside down, altered our way of life and created many obstacles – one of which is studying at home.  Some of you may have brothers and sisters who make it difficult to stay focused and stay on task. You may find it hard to motivate yourself as it doesn’t feel like ‘real work’ since you’re not
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Preparing for Online Assessments

Posted on 27 April 2020 by Zoe

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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How to: Meditate

Posted on 18 April 2020 by Rowenna

These are troubling times, and feeling stress and anxiety is normal in situations like these. It can feel crushing, but you can manage these feelings with meditation if you know how. You may groan at this, but honestly it works. I’ve had anxiety and panic attacks ever since a-levels and I can honestly tell you that meditation has helped me in so
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