Tag: study

How to survive the revision zombie apocalypse: top 5 tips

Sleep-deprived and feeling zombie like in the build up to exam time?  You are not alone.  We often have to prod students awake who have slumped over laptops and half-finished notes.  You cannot do well in any exam that you

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Your Library and 3rd Space are open for you all throughout Easter

You probably already know that the Library is open 24/7 until your exams end.  What you might not have realised is that 3rd Space is also open every day over the Easter vacation, including the Easter weekend and May Day

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Here’s an app to keep you on track!

Tempted to keep checking your phone and avoid doing any actual work?  Needing some help to stay focused on task?  Forest is an app helping you stay away from your smartphone and stay focused on your work.  Your reward for staying focused

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Surviving the exam period! Dos and Don’ts

We asked Gracie Fuller, one of our Masters students, to cast her mind back over her undergraduate degree and offer some advice on how to survive assignments and the exam period intact and well.  Here’s what she had to say…

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Stress less: relaxation sessions in the Library

The Library and Sports & Recreation are joining forces to offer ten minute drop-in relaxation sessions on Thursdays.  Learning to notice when you are becoming tense and finding ways to to relax and think clearly under pressure will make your

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Get in the 25:5 study rhythm

Studying in focused 25 minute bursts separated by 5 minute breaks during which you make a deliberate effort to think differently by doing something very different, such as mindful colouring or exercise reduces study fatigue and helps you remember more

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Changes to the Library zones

In order to better exclude the ambient noise rising from the Atrium into the Individual Silent Study Zone, we have moved one of the Individual Silent Study Zones to the first floor.  Area 1B is now an Individual Silent Study Zone; Area 2B has ceased

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A very brief examination survival guide: a lecturer writes…

For revision Write essay plans Discuss alternative approaches with friends Make sure you know where you are going and where your exams are being held Make time to relax/exercise

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Stressless studies, stressless life

Thoughts lead feelings, feelings lead thoughts We all tell ourselves a story about ourselves and the world around us.  The most terrifying, monstrous things that appear in our future never come to pass or are much more easily handled when they arrive than they

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Restful revision: eight steps to a calmer, wiser you

As the year wends its way towards its close, tensions tend to rise in some people.  Here are a few tips developed from a guide offered by Oxford University to all those about to take exams.

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