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.
Unfortunately, thieves could be lurking anywhere, even in a library! Clare and Sam share some info on how to keep your belongings safe:
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!
To get a head start with spring term, up his research game and learn more about Library resources, Kirby (the Library’s Study Happy penguin) has been exploring the Library’s collection of free online courses. Read his story (told by Emma Brown – Academic Support)
Everyone loves to use the Warwick Library for studying – it provides everything you need from well-equipped computers, it’s open all day, every day and a very large collection of books that caters for all your study needs. However, have you ever considered using a local library?…by Kayvon Taee
Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, in the UK. You can celebrate however you choose, in a way that will allow you to have the most enjoyable period possible (even if it is just a break from studying!). There is plenty going on in and around the University of Warwick during the festive period…
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