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Obsessed with flash cards? Try this app

Flash cards are great. They’re quick and easy, perfect for testing your knowledge and helping you memorise information. So here’s the good news – now your smartphone can help you. Here’s how… Read more

6 things that could go wrong in your exam

You burst into the exam room late, out of breath, turn over the exam paper “Discuss the importance of dual identity in Shakespeare’s…” what? But you study Economics. And why is everyone pointing and laughing? Why aren’t you wearing trousers? How do you spell your name again? Who started that tiny fire?  And why has everybody turned into giant rat clowns?

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High-lighten the load: making the most of highlighting for revision

It’s Term 3 and that means time to break out the revision highlighters! Keep these 4 tips in mind to get the most from your notes… Read more

Lone studier? Find out how to revise effectively in a group

This blog post will help you with practical techniques you and your friends can use to help you stay focused and revise as a group…

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T minus 7: countdown to your first exam

For most of you, the exam season has begun. If the mere thought of sitting your first paper is bringing you out in a cold sweat, DON’T PANIC! Here are our top tips to guide you along the perilous path of examination prep, starting with 1 week to go…  
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Revising for multiple exams: tips & techniques

Managing exams can be hard enough without the added pressure of having multiple topics to absorb within a short time frame, especially if you didn’t start revising until recently…

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Mindfulness: the Student Edition

Yet another hipster fad? We beg to differ. Read more on how mindfulness practice can improve wellbeing and academic performance…

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3 Easy ways to prepare ahead for revision

Writing out equations on your shower window? Spelling out key-terms in your alphabetti spaghetti? Looks like you need some help with preparing for revision

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Study buddies: why you should study with friends

Find yourself easily distracted when studying on your own? Maybe group studying can help you actually crack on…

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How to study effectively when you aren’t in the Library

Home for the holidays? No longer able to study in the Library or your usual spot? Here are some tips to help you create a pop-up study haven…

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