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The postgraduate journey: staying on track

There’s so much to the postgraduate journey that often it feels like you’d need a map to navigate it… so we’ve made one. Here’s what the Library has coming up to help you stay on track, complete with its very own PG tube map…

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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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11 inspiring quotes from remarkable women to help with your study

Today is International Women’s Day so we’ve gathered together 11 inspiring quotes, all from extraordinary women to help you with your study (and life in general)…

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Planning your first year at uni in forty minutes or less

Thinking about how to plan your next year of studies? Here are four ten-minute steps to successfully prepare for the academic side of your first year at uni… by Laura Primiceri

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How to edit and proofread an assignment

It’s the last stage before handing in: proofreading. Perhaps you’re one of those who struggles to spot the mistakes in their own work, or simply can’t bring yourself to reread something you’ve written at all. The litter of cranky spelling corrections and added punctuation scrawled in the margins of your returned assignment is familiar sight to you. But fear not, your plight is avoidable…

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Navigating your research journey

 “It’s a dangerous business, student, starting out your research. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, probably.

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Struggling to study: causes and solutions

You’ve got your books, your laptop, pens, paper and highlighters. You’ve got your imminent deadline, and steadily growing worry to hone it. But you just can’t seem to get in the zone and start working. What is the missing piece of this productivity puzzle? …By Laura Primiceri

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How to eat the elephant of your workload

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. Everyone knows that saying, and tackling your workload is just the same…By Ondrej Bajgar
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