How to learn beyond your degree

There are times when no matter how much love something, too much of it can make it seem monotonous. It can make someone feel more drained and less motivated to carry on learning. However, they say variety is the spice of life and this definitely holds true when it comes studying! With this article, hopefully, it may inspire people to find some fun extra-curricular activities to do alongside their studies, regardless of background and level!…By Kayvon Taee

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The return of the Warwick Library advent calendar

I’ve not had an advent calendar for several years now, mostly because my metabolism can’t cope with starting each morning in December with chocolate. That said, I’m not a Christmas Grinch; I enjoy the steady build-up to Christmas Day, and all the creative ways people count down the days, and Warwick Library joined in again this year with their advent calendar on social media!… By Dr David Richardson

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Festive reading suggestions for all tastes

Christmas vacation can be a funny a time of year. I’ve found that after a full-on intensive term, I’m not quite sure what do with myself when I suddenly have four empty (or at least emptier) weeks to fill. Likely, there are some deadlines to be aware of, and a voice at the back of the head saying, “You can get ahead with the reading for next term”. But, I also know just how important it is to enjoy some quality chill time too…By Katie Hall

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6 Things to do over Christmas if you’re on Campus

Stop. I know what you’re thinking. The Christmas cheer, we all used to have as kids, has disintegrated into essay writing overload. ‘Fancy going for a coffee?’ my friends say whilst I wonder if needing to write FOURTEEN THOUSAND words over the Christmas break is a good enough excuse to not go. The Christmas period can be difficult for us master’s students: how do you manage getting time off with friends and loved ones, holding down a job AND writing and researching?! Frankly, I’m still trying to figure it out – I’ll keep you updated if I have a lightbulb moment. If like me you’ll be spending 90% of the festive season in the postgrad hub panic writing, you’ll be glad to know I’ve found the best things to do in the local area for your precious 10% off… By Isla Stroyan

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Start thinking about your dissertation NOW

If you’re a finalist next academic year there’s a good chance you’ll have the option to take a dissertation module. Some of you might not have the choice at all! Either way, if a dissertation is something you’ll be working on next year, it’s never too early to make a start. Get a ahead of the game and start preparing now during your summer break…by Kumail Jaffer
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Graduation: How much should you be preparing for life after Warwick?

Many of you are graduating this month – congratulations! Whether you choose to attend the grand ceremony or not, completing a small degree is no small feat. However, unless you’re one of the lucky few with a job immediately lined up, you might also feel some anxiety about exactly what you should be doing with yourself now university life is over… by Kumail Jaffer

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