Term 2 seems so far away with all the chaos that the world is in at the moment. And I must confess that I am little late writing this blog. Nevertheless, here are some lessons and thoughts that I learnt in my second term.
The uses we make of the Library catalogue and other online resources have changed dramatically during the Covid19 crisis. One new addition to our catalogue that certainly qualifies for consideration in this category of alternative usage is Drama Online.
Do you struggle to switch off at the end of the day? Are you left with those niggling thoughts telling you that you could have done more? If you are then here are four tips which may help you unwind and enjoy your downtime guilt free.
As the library can be one of the most productive places to write essays, conduct research and get university work done, some of you might be worried about how you will work effectively from home. To help you overcome any intimidation about working from home, here are some tips on how to maximise the most of your home work space.
Did you know there is more to the Library than a bricks and mortar building? So long as you have internet access you can use the millions of e-resources online via the Library website! Here are some tips on how you can keep using the Library while you study, research or teach remotely.
Do you suffer from the afternoon dip? That point after lunch when your brain loses all form of motivation? If you do, here are 5 tips based on my personal experience, which you may find useful.
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!
Those times that ask us to be at home or inside for long periods can feel a bit lonely. But now is the introvert’s time to shine! It’s not only about switching between day pyjamas and night pyjamas, staying at home does not have to be boring. Here are some things you could do to kill that time you have to spend indoors. Continue reading “An introvert’s guide on how to make the best of your time at home”
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.