Finding it difficult to maintain your concentration when revising or don’t know if your studying is efficient enough? Next thing you know you’re taking an extended break that was meant to only last 5 minutes. Trust me, we’ve all been there. With exams being around the corner though, it’s important to study smarter, not harder. Try out some of these apps and hopefully watch your concentration and work output improve!
Missing lectures is an often unavoidable part of the student lifestyle. Every now and again a clash will arise, or circumstances will mean that you can’t make it into uni. Whatever the reason, absences happen occasionally and you might end up missing important lessons. Here are a few tips to make sure that missing the odd lecture doesn’t set you back, and that you stay on top of your course content.
As second term draws to a close and deadlines are fast approaching, it can feel extremely overwhelming. The library has so many unique ways to help you feel more like yourself and balance your time. Here are some of the great ways you can use the library to create a more mindful experience as life gets busy.
Presentations can be a massive source of stress, particularly if you’re someone who hates public speaking. Unfortunately, the likelihood is that at some point in your university career and beyond, you’ll be asked to give a presentation, and there’ll be no escape! But even if presentations make you feel like running for the hills, don’t panic! Here are a few tips to help you feel prepared…
You may have heard a lot about how to write a long dissertation (10,000 words or above). You may also be familiar with writing short essays (2,000-4,000) where being concise is key. But what about those ‘middle-length’ essays that are too-short for any major analysis but too big for just a quick peruse into a subject? This blog will look at essays of between 5,000 and 10,000 words in length that you may be asked to write at master’s level. Here are some things to consider:
Even though the library is associated with reading, writing essays and Humanities students, there are tonnes of ways that STEM students can benefit from this learning space. It can seem intimidating to work in the library as a STEM student, but there are so many incredible ways to make the most of the space, no matter what subject you study!
Here are some of the ways STEM students can make the most of the library:
“This term has simply flown by.” Clichéd though it may be, it always seems to be true. So much has happened in such a short space of time! In this post I will talk about my thoughts on the transition from undergraduate to postgraduate study as a masters student and the observations from my first term here at Warwick.
The first term can normally be a period of adjustment. People are trying to find their footing, or experimenting with revision and exam techniques to see what works. Term 2 is the best time to really figure out what works and excel in those summer exams. Whether you’re trying to bounce back from the break, or want to a fresh start to the new academic term, here are some tips that can help speed up that process!
Living with a disability or a long-term health condition is challenging. Obstacles caused by this can feel overwhelming in the work environment and can prevent a person from thriving. This is why it’s important to know which employers could be more supportive and how to find the relevant job adverts. In this post, Ian Scrase, a Careers Project Officer at the University of Warwick, offers valuable insight and tips… By Ian Scrase
Are you considering applying to do a PhD? Katie shares her warts-and-all experience of writing a proposal and enjoying it…By Katie Hall