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4 Ways to get the most out of this summer

Summer’s here! But before you bound off to Malta or the Lake District …or that job in Sainsbury’s make sure you take note of these 4 things…

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Kirby Corner: What have you achieved this year?

Another academic year over – let’s take a look at what you’ve achieved! 

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Obsessed with flash cards? Try this app

Flash cards are great. They’re quick and easy, perfect for testing your knowledge and helping you memorise information. So here’s the good news – now your smartphone can help you. Here’s how… Read more

6 things that could go wrong in your exam

You burst into the exam room late, out of breath, turn over the exam paper “Discuss the importance of dual identity in Shakespeare’s…” what? But you study Economics. And why is everyone pointing and laughing? Why aren’t you wearing trousers? How do you spell your name again? Who started that tiny fire?  And why has everybody turned into giant rat clowns?

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Lone studier? Find out how to revise effectively in a group

This blog post will help you with practical techniques you and your friends can use to help you stay focused and revise as a group…

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T minus 7: countdown to your first exam

For most of you, the exam season has begun. If the mere thought of sitting your first paper is bringing you out in a cold sweat, DON’T PANIC! Here are our top tips to guide you along the perilous path of examination prep, starting with 1 week to go…  
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Revising for multiple exams: tips & techniques

Managing exams can be hard enough without the added pressure of having multiple topics to absorb within a short time frame, especially if you didn’t start revising until recently…

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Mindfulness: the Student Edition

Yet another hipster fad? We beg to differ. Read more on how mindfulness practice can improve wellbeing and academic performance…

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The postgraduate journey: staying on track

There’s so much to the postgraduate journey that often it feels like you’d need a map to navigate it… so we’ve made one. Here’s what the Library has coming up to help you stay on track, complete with its very own PG tube map…

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3 Easy ways to prepare ahead for revision

Writing out equations on your shower window? Spelling out key-terms in your alphabetti spaghetti? Looks like you need some help with preparing for revision

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