Sometimes more general study tips don’t apply to learning a new language. Sure you can memorise words, but that doesn’t always translate to being to able to fluently converse and read in the language. Here’s some #studyblog advice on the best ways to effectively learn a language… by Ella Hillyard Continue reading “How to learn a language effectively”
Many of you are graduating this month – congratulations! Whether you choose to attend the grand ceremony or not, completing a small degree is no small feat. However, unless you’re one of the lucky few with a job immediately lined up, you might also feel some anxiety about exactly what you should be doing with yourself now university life is over… by Kumail Jaffer
As July rolls around, campus empties and the weather significantly improves. All you want to do is lie is the sun, enjoy an ice cream, have a BBQ with friends… but you’re stuck inside chipping away at your Master’s dissertation. Ugh! If staying focused feels impossible and you’re spending far more time scrolling through Facebook or catching up with Love Island than you’d like, then the Pomodoro technique might be for you… by Jessica Tatchell Continue reading “Write Here, Write Now!”
So you’ve not got an internship lined up for summer. Maybe you’re still looking for a way to use the summer months to help give you a head start in your career? If you’re lucky enough to know the career path you want to take, an internship could be great for you. However, they aren’t the only way to improve your employability.
Have you ever needed to know what is being said about a major issue in Parliament, or whether a new Bill is about to become law soon? In today’s post, find out how to keep up with Parliamentary information … by Helen Riley Continue reading “How to find official publications for your essay or dissertation”
How many people do you know who attend office hours? They might seem like another unnecessary extra thing to add to your workload, but utilising the office hours of your professors can be one of the most useful ways to make the most out of your learning experience… by Kumail Jaffer. Continue reading “Office Hours: The University’s Best Kept Secret?”
Term 3: exams, deadlines, dissertations… surely there’s no time to take on CV enhancing activities? Wrong! Boosting your CV means that once you graduate, you’ll have more than just academic credentials to get you in the door of your dream job. So read on for some ideas on what you can do even in the busiest of times to get ahead in your career… By Rachael Davies Continue reading “Boosting your CV in Term Three”
If you haven’t yet started your dissertation, or are struggling to feet your feet, don’t panic. If you’re an undergraduate perhaps you’re battling with how to actually start writing – if you’re a postgraduate maybe you’re just struggling to get the ball rolling. You’re probably thinking “where do I start?” … by Amy Preston Continue reading “How to kick-start your dissertation”