Whether you’re a returning student or have just enrolled in your first year at Warwick, the weeks leading up to Welcome Week can often feel daunting, as you try and prepare for the impending academic year. Blogger Fay, entering into her fifth year at Warwick, shares some helpful tips on things you can do in these final few weeks to prepare for the next academic year at Warwick.Continue reading “Ten Tips to help you prepare for next academic year”
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”
Leading a seminar can be a scary prospect at the best of times, but dealing with the difficulties of online learning can make it even harder. Whether your session is graded or not, piloting an hour or two of learning is an intimidating task, but there are preparations you can make to ensure success. This blog post offers tips for humanities students that are leading online seminars, with practical advice to make your session run as smoothly as possible.Continue reading “Digital Discussions: Leading Online Seminars”
Now that first half of term’s deadlines have been completed and you’re turning your attention to the next half of term two, you may be looking to organise your time more effectively. Alternatively, you may be looking for ways to find/stick to a daily routine and schedule. While traditional methods, such as handwritten to-do lists and timetables may work for some, modern technology offers students a wonderful range of apps to support an organised student lifestyle. Here’s the second instalment of our ‘study apps’ series, featuring a few front-runners and how you could use them effectively!Continue reading “Study ‘Appy: Organisation in the Palm of Your Hand”
In these unprecedented times under this pandemic, with a lockdown that will only be eased gradually in the UK, it is understandable that some may be concerned about how to start or how to continue their dissertation projects. Here are some tips and suggestions to encourage you to keep going!
Taking a break from studies for any length of time can be somewhat disorientating. Many of us need a routine and trying to recover an old one can be daunting. But don’t worry, there are many things you can do at Warwick to make this process as seamless as possible…By Ciara Brodi
Bullet journaling is one of the simplest time management systems you can use. All you need is a notebook and a pen. It’s a super reflexive system that can help boost your productivity, especially if you’ve had trouble with the rigidity of more conventional diaries. Here’s a guide to setting up your own bullet journal… by Amy Preston