It’s good to take a break and do something completely different.  It resets your concentration, stops you getting stressed and makes for an effective working pattern.  One popular technique first established in the 1980s is the “Pomodoro Technique” (named after …

Studying 25 to 5 – the importance of being distracted to effective study Read more »

Today is the International Day of Happiness, so turn that frown upside down, ditch your worries or get in touch for help finding and referencing the best information available for your assignments. Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of …

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If you are finding life a trifle stressful, two highly prized strategies are to take a break to drink water and exercise (for which Spinnaker Sports Centre is just across the road) and to switch your focus to something completely different, if only for just a …

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…it is also the theme of two upcoming events being held in 3rd Space: Wellbeing café: Be active.  2-5 pm on Wednesday 8th February – Learn how exercise can overcome stress. Wellbeing festival.  1-4 pm on Wednesday 15th February – A holistic look at how to maintain …

Wellbeing is more than just a word… Read more »

The next University Wellbeing Festival will be held on Wednesday 15th February 2017 in 3rd Space on the upper floor of the Students’ Union.  The Student Wellbeing Service will be running a day of events to raise awareness of student …

Date for your diary: learn to look after yourself Read more »

Update 05.12.16 – It’s warm again!  Happily it is once again warm and cosy in the Library.  Come and enjoy your study space without the need for extra layers. With the hole finally opened up in the Library roof, it …

It’s cold inside… dress in layers or head for Area 1C! (resolved) Read more »