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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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On Track: the 4 stages of writing a Masters dissertation

Just like the weather we experience at this time of the year in the UK, this phase of the academic calendar can be both enjoyable and frustrating for Masters students…By Ide Haghi

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Get Familiar: The Modern Records Centre

Struggling to find original source material? Want to make your essay stand out? Here’s how to get ahead by using the Modern Records Centre (MRC) and its archives…by Nuala Clarke

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Get Familiar: The Wolfson Research Exchange

Researcher at Warwick? Let’s get you acquainted with the Research Exchange or the REx, as it’s more affectionately known…

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Get Familiar: Learning Grid Leamington

The Learning Grid in Leamington Spa (or ‘Leamgrid’ as it is affectionately known) might be the University’s best kept secret. As it’s tucked away in the Town Hall, that intimidating building on the Parade behind the statue of Queen Victoria, you might have walked right past it. But never fear, intrepid explorer – I’m here to help you discover its wonders. Let’s get intimate with Leamgrid… By Charlotte Salter

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Get Familiar: the BioMed Grid

Tucked away atop Gibbet Hill, the BioMed Grid is a collaborative learning space filled with gizmos and educational tools. Although it’s tailored towards medical and Life Sciences students with its choice of books and services, it is open to anyone and is a great space to work… By Charles Hand  Read more

Get Familiar: Learning Grid Rootes

Ever wandered into Costa and started to feel guilty, seeing loads of people walking past with books, in work mode? You’re getting coffee and they’re walking by, in a rush to do some serious studying. Where? It seemed that Rootes building definitely wasn’t cut out for all those hard-working students to be… learning? Here’s a hidden gem in that ol’ building that you didn’t know about. Prepare to discover the Rootes Learning Grid… By Lillie Almond

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My top 5 learning tools

Being a writer, scatter-brain and serial list maker, it is safe to say that I need as many tools to help organise my study life as possible. However, I don’t doubt for a moment that these technological treats are universally applicable, and will certainly prove to be nifty little angels in your lives too… By Lillie Almond

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