One of the major side-effects of doing a degree can be becoming disenchanted with reading in your spare time. People who couldn’t keep their noses out of books before university often become bogged down with their course material and can’t find the time to pick up a good book. Even if you do have a spare hour or two, substituting your university textbook for the novel that’s been gathering dust on your shelf can seem like more of the same headache. It’s no surprise that so many students end up resorting to passively consuming Netflix in their spare time. However, now that this academic year is over and the summer stretches ahead before us, it’s the perfect opportunity to start falling in love with books again. Check out the suggestions below, and dive back in!Continue reading “How to fall in love with books again”
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”
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”
Do you struggle maintaining a work life balance? Has isolation made it even harder? This blog gives you tips on how to maintain your work motivation whilst still having a social life and looking after your wellbeing.
Do you suffer from the afternoon dip? That point after lunch when your brain loses all form of motivation? If you do, here are 5 tips based on my personal experience, which you may find useful.
Have you had enough of zombies or nurses costumes and scary movies? Already read Dracula and Frankenstein? Halloween is here so we thought we’d give you a different way to celebrate by sharing our best Library picks to help you face your fears… By Oriane Boulay
Whether you’re a fresher finding your way around library spaces or entering your final year, Study Happy programme is designed to help you make the most of your student experience. Read on to discover what we planned for the new year… By Ana Kedveš
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
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
It’s time for one our favourite Study Happy events… The Library Language Exchange! If you’ve never heard of us before, you’re a fresher interested in meeting new people, or if you’ve just arrived home from your study abroad year, read more about the fortnightly events here… by Daryl Johnson Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Library Language Exchange”