Tactical revision: How to prepare for a humanities exam

Dissertations submitted, summative essays sent off; it’s May and you have a couple of weeks, at most, to revise for your humanities exams. Arts at university presents an opportunity to flourish, to be given space – gone are the days of formulaic essays to be regurgitated in an exam setting. This presents its own set of challenges – so here are some tried and tested tips to guide you through this period… by Kumail Jaffer Continue reading “Tactical revision: How to prepare for a humanities exam”

You’re Almost There!

By now you’ve probably submitted all of your coursework, you’re about to begin revision for the final string of exams and the end of the year is in sight… Celebrating before you’ve finished exams might sound premature, but taking to time to reflect on your current successes and achievements doesn’t have to take long! Whether you’ve got half a day or half a week before your revision timetable starts, here’s how to celebrate coursework submission… by Ciara Brodie Continue reading “You’re Almost There!”

5 Best Things Happening in the Library this Term

Welcome back! We hope everyone enjoyed their Easter break and is ready to begin (or continue, if you’re really on your game) exam revision. Term 3 can sometimes feel like you’re carrying the world on your shoulders, but we’ve got plenty going on in the library to help keep you motivated and refreshed. Here are the 5 best things happening in the library in term 3 (apart from you smashing your revision!)… by Daryl Johnson Continue reading “5 Best Things Happening in the Library this Term”

5 ways NOT to revise

Revision is something that, if you’re anything like me, you will have to do pretty much all through your student life and maybe after that too! So, it’s important that you get it right. Of course, you will already have a revision technique that suits your own learning style but it’s important that you don’t become trapped by common revision myths. Here are 5 ways you DEFINITELY SHOULD NOT revise this exam season… by Shreeja Roy Continue reading “5 ways NOT to revise”

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