4 tips to take effective lecture notes

Lectures can be a struggle when first starting university, especially frantically making scribbles just trying to keep up! However, it is easy to become a seasoned veteran in note-taking whether you are in lectures or at the University of Warwick Library. This blog is aimed at all who are currently studying an academic subject, regardless of whatever level or subject matter…By Kayvon Taee

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Dry January – Ten steps to your Digital Detox

It’s that time of the year when we all pledge to turn over a new leaf. All across the UK, many will sign up to ‘Dry January’.  This is a national detox campaign, to introduce a new mindset and change behaviours in the New Year. Indeed, the word detox is becoming more mainstream, so could it also work for the digital warrior in you too?… By Sharon O’Leary

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The return of the Warwick Library advent calendar

I’ve not had an advent calendar for several years now, mostly because my metabolism can’t cope with starting each morning in December with chocolate. That said, I’m not a Christmas Grinch; I enjoy the steady build-up to Christmas Day, and all the creative ways people count down the days, and Warwick Library joined in again this year with their advent calendar on social media!… By Dr David Richardson

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Festive reading suggestions for all tastes

Christmas vacation can be a funny a time of year. I’ve found that after a full-on intensive term, I’m not quite sure what do with myself when I suddenly have four empty (or at least emptier) weeks to fill. Likely, there are some deadlines to be aware of, and a voice at the back of the head saying, “You can get ahead with the reading for next term”. But, I also know just how important it is to enjoy some quality chill time too…By Katie Hall

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6 Things to do over Christmas if you’re on Campus

Stop. I know what you’re thinking. The Christmas cheer, we all used to have as kids, has disintegrated into essay writing overload. ‘Fancy going for a coffee?’ my friends say whilst I wonder if needing to write FOURTEEN THOUSAND words over the Christmas break is a good enough excuse to not go. The Christmas period can be difficult for us master’s students: how do you manage getting time off with friends and loved ones, holding down a job AND writing and researching?! Frankly, I’m still trying to figure it out – I’ll keep you updated if I have a lightbulb moment. If like me you’ll be spending 90% of the festive season in the postgrad hub panic writing, you’ll be glad to know I’ve found the best things to do in the local area for your precious 10% off… By Isla Stroyan

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5 steps to creating effective visual presentations

Giving a presentation is something that you’ll have to do sooner or later at university. Let’s face it, it’s an important skill for societies, job interviews and other aspects of life too whether you like it or not! If you dread doing presentations, haven’t done one before and don’t know where to start, or just want to know how you can make your good presentations even better, then read on… By Rhiannon Taylor

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