Lectures

Exam venues

Posted on 13 June 2018 by Tamzin

It’s important to look into different exam venues before attending exams as this means you have one less thing to worry about. Don’t let the layout and echo of a crowded hall get to you, just find your seat number and focus on the task at hand. Remember your student card and pens (preferably more
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10 Things I’ve Learnt Throughout Second Year

Posted on 29 May 2018 by Gee

Despite part time work and two weeks of work experience ahead, I am finally able to sit back and relax for the summer. Second year went ridiculously quick, it seems like only yesterday I was first moving into Talybont North and using my huge bags of pasta as a door stop. Suddenly, I blinked and
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End of year stress

Posted on 27 May 2018 by Tamzin

Last week I had three exams, this is the most amount of exams I have had over the past three years in exam period. I had to endure Monday, Wednesday and Friday exams and then had a weeks gap before my last one. Dealing with exams is never easy and if the exam timetable gods
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Confidence Trick

Posted on 8 April 2018 by Tamzin

I have to do an assessed presentation this month for one of my modules, this prospect frightens me as I know it does many others. Speaking in front of groups has never come naturally to me, I consider myself quite an eloquent speaker but stumble over the simplest of words when in front of people
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Top Tips for Staying Motivated During Revision Period

Posted on 17 March 2018 by Megan

Exams and essay deadlines are fast approaching. We’re half way through the spring semester and the much-needed Easter holidays are almost here! With this in mind, it is important to start to consider whether you’re fully prepared for this year’s revision and essay writing stress. Although many of you have had plenty of experience of
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Easter is coming…

Posted on 15 March 2018 by Tamzin

With Easter holidays on the horizon it’s important to get organised- yes I know I’m a bore and I probably sound like your mum when she tells you to do some work, but trust me, you won’t regret it. It’s very tempting to go home for the three weeks and eat chocolate eggs until you
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Strike Stress

Posted on 6 March 2018 by Tamzin

University includes nights out with friends, the struggles of cooking and if your course is anything like mine, very few contact hours. When those contact hours disappear completely it is important not to treat your time like a holiday. You don’t want to end up like this come May/June time… Whatever year you’re in, missing
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Revision and Final Year Project Ramble

Posted on 15 December 2017 by Hope

Hello! Sorry it has been a few weeks before I posted anything, I’ve been stressing about revision and doing a lot of testing for my Final Year Project. I have now collected all of my data! Woooo! I just need to remember how to do Statistics aha…help. My supervisor is going to talk us through
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Adjusting to Final Year

Posted on 22 October 2017 by Hope

Adjusting to final year has been interesting. It feels a lot different to second year, and it definitely feels different to being on placement. I’m finding myself forgetting where to find everything, I even forgot my login for the computer in the first week, I’d been away from uni for so long. The biggest issue
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