Effective Revision Strategies It has been a good few years now since I sat for my last exams, but I thought I would share some effective revision strategies that helped me learn. I’m dyslexic, so when I was at school and university, I needed to use study techniques that worked. […]
By the time we reach University some of us have already figured out a way to prioritize our responsibilities. University can throw a wrench is some of the best laid plans though. There’s more to keep track of and sometimes the deadlines are tighter. In addition, there’s often many extra-curricular […]
First friends, new friends, all are so priceless to us at so many points in our life. How do you manage maintaining these relationships during times of great change in your life?
Don’t know what course to pick at uni? Don’t know if you even want to go to uni at all?? Your not alone. I’m struggling, I’ll admit. Although I do remain positive, I seriously have no idea what I want to do next with my life!! It feels like there’s […]
University is meant to be one of the most exciting times of your life. I would say it certainly was an experience I would never forget. But there were elements to university that I didn’t get along with. I struggled to ‘juggle it all’. Looking back, I wish I had […]
In July this year, it was 6 years since I graduated from university. It feels weird to think that I’ve now been adulting for that long. When is it acceptable to stop calling yourself a graduate? Asking for a friend. Anyone who knows me will know that I did not […]
Thinking about the academic aspect of university before you start your lectures and seminars can be extremely daunting. Here are the three main things I wish I had known before starting my degree, for any one who is about to start theirs. It’s overwhelming You’re aloud to feel overwhelmed when […]
Are you a bubbly, confident chatterbox? Or do you sit more in the shy, struggle-to-start-a-conversation box? The crazy thing is, wherever you are on the spectrum, you could find yourself feeling lonely at university. And it makes sense. You’ve moved away from family and friends and you’re living alone on […]
Anonymous blogger who would still like to share their experiences. I undertook a science-related degree, so not all my tips may not be transferable to all course types, however I believe at least one of these may be useful to different student’s studies. 1. Read This may be the most […]
I loved cracking on with a good project at university. I loved putting my organisation skills to work and seeing everything come together. What I didn’t love however, was group work. I’m sure I’m not the only one when I say that group work at university was well and truly the bain of my life. I always had some pretty strong opinions when it came to group work, but I always kept them under wraps.