6 Things to do over Christmas if you’re on Campus

Stop. I know what you’re thinking. The Christmas cheer, we all used to have as kids, has disintegrated into essay writing overload. ‘Fancy going for a coffee?’ my friends say whilst I wonder if needing to write FOURTEEN THOUSAND words over the Christmas break is a good enough excuse to not go. The Christmas period can be difficult for us master’s students: how do you manage getting time off with friends and loved ones, holding down a job AND writing and researching?! Frankly, I’m still trying to figure it out – I’ll keep you updated if I have a lightbulb moment. If like me you’ll be spending 90% of the festive season in the postgrad hub panic writing, you’ll be glad to know I’ve found the best things to do in the local area for your precious 10% off… By Isla Stroyan

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Keeping happy and healthy while writing your Masters thesis

As someone who’s writing this blogpost as a break from dissertation writing, I know that keeping motivated at this stage in your Masters course is difficult. All your friends are out enjoying their summers and you’re stuck inside writing. Just because you’re almost finished, it doesn’t mean you should slack on your wellbeing! Here’s a few things I’m doing to keep happy and healthy this summer… by Amy Preston Continue reading “Keeping happy and healthy while writing your Masters thesis”

You’re Almost There!

By now you’ve probably submitted all of your coursework, you’re about to begin revision for the final string of exams and the end of the year is in sight… Celebrating before you’ve finished exams might sound premature, but taking to time to reflect on your current successes and achievements doesn’t have to take long! Whether you’ve got half a day or half a week before your revision timetable starts, here’s how to celebrate coursework submission… by Ciara Brodie Continue reading “You’re Almost There!”

5 Best Things Happening in the Library this Term

Welcome back! We hope everyone enjoyed their Easter break and is ready to begin (or continue, if you’re really on your game) exam revision. Term 3 can sometimes feel like you’re carrying the world on your shoulders, but we’ve got plenty going on in the library to help keep you motivated and refreshed. Here are the 5 best things happening in the library in term 3 (apart from you smashing your revision!)… by Daryl Johnson Continue reading “5 Best Things Happening in the Library this Term”

Take a Break this Easter Holiday

The time we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. Term 2 is over and the Easter holidays are here. But with term 3 exams fast approaching, many people feel that these 5 weeks aren’t really a holiday at all as they have to focus on revision all the time. Well, it doesn’t have to be that way! Here’s why taking some time off at Easter might actually make your exam season easier… by Ella Hillyard Continue reading “Take a Break this Easter Holiday”

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