Do you think it’s best to write an essay on a subject that you love, hate, or feel neutral about? It’s a question which probably doesn’t have a definitive answer, but is useful to consider when approaching a piece of work. This blog explores the positive and negative aspects of each of these approaches.Continue reading “Should I Like My Essay Topic?”
Considering a career in the creative industries can be a scary thought for undergrads, particularly after the pandemic. But how do you begin to plan a career which people often consider ‘risky’? This post can offer you some reassurance and tips for thinking about your creative career.Continue reading “Rethinking Creative Career Planning”
While the UK may be beginning to ease out of lockdown restrictions, the current ‘work from home’ message can feel like the world is as shut down as ever. This experience is made even worse when your home isn’t particularly work-friendly. Read these three tips for making the best out of a distracting studying environment.Continue reading “‘Am I Bothered?’: Lockdown Learning in Challenging Circumstances”
If you are feeling like you are in a productivity slump or you’re finding it difficult to focus, especially with deadlines coming up, you may be in need of some study apps to keep you accountable. Here are some great ones to check out!Continue reading “It’s all APP-hill from here: Structuring your Study with Apps”
In the second instalment of Inside the Library’s Labyrinth, Stephen opens the box of Box of Broadcasts Database, available through the library catalogue, and explains its many offers. Continue reading “Inside the Library’s Labyrinth #2: Give me the money or open the box?”
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!
Whilst a ‘study abroad’ programme does involve learning and attending your host university, you can absorb so much outside of your lecture theatre. Studying abroad is a huge journey of personal growth, and creating your own story…By Ciara Brodi
Ironically, teaching isn’t an entirely one-way process. While talking out loud, and finding the clearest ways to articulate yourself, you get quite a good deal as a teacher. And there’s no need to take a professional qualification to reap these benefits because you can even just help your friends…By Ciara Brodi