The Study Blog connects you with information, support and the Warwick community. It’s about your study experience, the highs and lows, with posts offering tips on how to best navigate your studies. We are based at the University of Warwick Library, with our posts written by both students and staff. We like sharing our knowledge with everyone, so while we are here for Warwick students, we also welcome any readers who need a hand with university life.

Blog posts are published every Thursday. We publish on a wide variety of topics, but for your easy reading, we have categorised them into five main categories, which you can access via the tabs at the top of each page.

The Library hosts all the information you need to know about Warwick Library, from the different study spaces on campus, to the wide variety of services on offer.

Degree Essentials is all about your university basics, including seminars, lectures and labs, revision and exams, and academic writing and dissertations.

Study Hacks is all about studying most effectively, providing advice on time management, organisations, the bets study apps to use, and your study environment.

Looking After You is the place for wellbeing and work-life balance support around studying, such as setting goals, taking breaks, and avoiding burnout.

Student Life is a mix of wonderful university life, from sports and societies, career planning and part-time jobs.

Your Experiences are the more personal musings from our bloggers on a wide range of topics.

If you want to reach us directly for questions, or for the opportunity to share your experience on our blog, please email us at libraryblogs@warwick.ac.uk.

Keep up to date by following us on Facebook and Twitter, and don’t forget to leave comments directly on our blog posts when you have any advice of your own.


Our Authors

Iona Craig (she/her)

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I am currently completing a Clinical Psychology masters after completing my undergrad at Warwick. I really enjoy blogging on mental health topics, especially focusing on small practical tips that are easy to implement into everyday life. Alongside my degree I really enjoy playing netball, running and anything horse related.

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Emily Alger (she/her)

I’m a Maths and Statistics Integrated Masters graduate from Warwick, beginning my PhD at the Institute of Cancer Research in October 2022. I can’t wait to share my PhD and Warwick experience with you! Outside of my studies I love music and art. I love playing in wind orchestras and painting with watercolours.

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Ellie King

Ellie is the blog editor of PhD Life and The Study Blog. She is a third year PhD student in WMG researching visitor experience and evaluation in museums with Oxford University Museum of Natural History. In her spare time you can find her doing yoga, reading books, and decorating her new house. You can follow her on Twitter @ellietheking and on LinkedIn @ellietheking.

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