Studying Online

Blended learning

Posted on 10 May 2021 by Joy

Remote learning has introduced the use of Padlet, which is a digital tool that acts as a discussion board for students and staff. In the School of Pharmacy for example, under a Unit within a module, there is a Padlet board where students can post questions, for staff to answer. I have found this particularly
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Blended Learning

Posted on 19 April 2021 by Emma

This academic year has been different than previous years due to blended learning being put in place. Although in my opinion in-person teaching can’t be replaced by online learning, integrating these two methods has its benefits. One of the main advantages of blended learning has definitely been its flexibility. With most lectures being online, they
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My Views on Blended Learning

Posted on 19 April 2021 by Louise

The blended learning approach adopted by the University in response the COVID-19 pandemic has provided many unanticipated benefits to my learning experience. I have developed and improved many skills, such as time management, communication, teamwork, and note-taking. I have actually found it easier to concentrate and engage with live online lectures compared to the traditional
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Pros and Cons of Blended Learning

Posted on 18 March 2021 by Miah

My whole university experience so far has been online/blended learning. In the first semester I would have at least one seminar in person per week, the rest of the seminars were online, and all my lectures pre-recorded online. So far in the second semester, all my seminars have been online and again my lectures have
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Dealing with Burnout during lockdown

Posted on 19 February 2021 by Rowenna

With the world as it is right now, it is very understandable that some of the nation’s mental health is suffering. Isolated from our loved ones and our normal lives, many of us are feeling totally unable to function and yet we are expected to continue with our lives to the best of our ability
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Self-care ideas whilst you are at university.

Posted on 14 February 2021 by Jess

Self-care is so important, especially when you are studying during a pandemic. Here are a few suggestions to help you look after yourself. Foot spa and a pedicure You could make a foot spa, by getting a rectangular bucket, putting some nice smelling shower gel or bubble bath in it and some warm water. You
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5 things I learnt in my first year

Posted on 8 December 2020 by Ayushi

Attending lectures are better than listening to them later As much as it was a struggle to get to lecture after a night out, at the end of my first year I realised that I did indeed learn and remember more while I attended lectures in person than when I tried to re-watch them later. In this remote learning environment, I
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