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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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Advice for first child students

Posted on 4 December 2020 by Jess

I was the first child in my family to go to university. I can remember feeling the pressure to get into university and do well as a ‘role model’ to my brother and sister. Being the first born also means you can’t take advice from older siblings on what to expect when studying a degree
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Heath Park Campus

Posted on 4 December 2020 by Jess

I can remember when I started university and it was like a maze, it took me a few weeks to learn where everything was. Due to COVID-19 and people having more online lectures, going into campus and working out where everything is will take a bit longer. I thought this blog would be helpful to
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A Day in the Life of a Student: Lockdown Edition

Posted on 1 November 2020 by Ellie

As the world continues to change all around us, students have been forced to adapt and navigate the academic world in an entirely new way. Whilst previously, a student’s day would have been filled with in-person lectures, study power hours at the library, and an evening drink at the pub with friends, the reality at
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Study space ideas

Posted on 24 October 2020 by Jess

I thought I would write about study space ideas, because especially during this time when most lectures are virtual, I find it important to have a study space I feel motivated to work in. Here are some study space ideas:  Wall Planner I have a big wall planner pinned up on my pinboard next to
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Tips on how to be prepared when moving into university

Posted on 24 October 2020 by Jess

When moving to university, there are lots of things to remember and the last thing you want is to leave everything to the last minute and forget something. This blog aims to inform prospective students of tips on how to be prepared when moving to university.  Making a checklist or several checklists is always handy
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