How to stay productive as a student over the summer break

The summer break: it’s what most of us spend the entire year looking forward to, and a chance to have a well-deserved break. However, after the end-of-year celebrations begin to die down, and with COVID restrictions still making travel during the vacation period difficult, students can begin to feel sluggish, as their productivity levels are significantly lower than during term-time. While it’s still important to have a break from long study days and endless reading lists, there are many ways students can stay motivated and productive while they take a break from studying. This blog post sets out some ways that blogger Fay is staying productive during the vacation, as well as some quick productivity-fixes to boost your motivation.

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‘Am I Bothered?’: Lockdown Learning in Challenging Circumstances

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.

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Dyslexia Awareness Week -Dyslexia and Higher Education

How much do you know about the reality and the experiences of having dyslexia while navigating higher education? In this post, Rebecca shares her experience, from diagnosis to finding the positives and using it as an advantage. It is Dyslexia Awareness Week, and we would like to share Rebecca’s reflection and tips with you, in the hopes we can bring awareness and make the university experience more accessible.

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4 Study Apps to Get You Ready for Exams!

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!

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Don’t waste your summer away: How you can make the most of your summer today! (Part 1)

After a year’s worth of exams, assignments and stress, it’s really nice to be able to wind down for a while. However, many students get too adjusted to summer life and find the transition back to uni very difficult!  This two-part series aims to provide some suggestions on how to have a productive summer, whilst resting from the uni life at the same time!...By Kayvon Taee Continue reading “Don’t waste your summer away: How you can make the most of your summer today! (Part 1)”

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