Don’t romanticize catching sunrises at the library!

Deadlines and exams are approaching as the second term will soon come to an end. With all your dissertations, essays and group projects, how do you manage to find time for everything? Most students cram everything up on a few hours before the deadline meaning they have to stay up all night (or several nights) to finish their assignments on time. As someone who used to do all-nighters, I can assure you there are ways in which you can avoid it!…By Miruna MIhaila

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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!”

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