From Saturday 12 December until 3 January, the Library will be operating shorter Christmas vacation opening hours. We will not be open every day over the Christmas period and when we are open, it will be for shorter hours. Things …

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You can set up the University VPN (Virtual Private Network) on any of your devices, from a desktop PC to your mobile phone.  This involves downloading the safe and secure, lightweight ‘GlobalProtect VPN’ client and logging in using your University …

Work anywhere with ease: set up the VPN Read more »

A new academic year dawns.  You might be about to settle to record results, write a literature review or write up a project you have been working on.  Now would be a good time to talk about how not to …

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Two separate apps designed to work together, “If” and “Do” allow you to get your mobile device to help automate complex tasks so they happen either automatically in the background or when you decide at the tap a button. If …

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No two people learn exactly the same way, and so we try to support you however you choose to study.  Take a moment to explore the suites of apps that can record and annotate your lectures, make websites more readable, read text …

Get app happy and enjoy your studies your way! Read more »

There are many free downloads for the Google Chrome web browser.  Some of the plug-ins and extensions available from the Chrome Web Store render the web easier to read and understand, particularly if you struggle with large blocks of text or distracting …

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GoConqr is an innovative app that allows you to create, save, share and embed mind maps, quizzes, flashcards and notes.  However you like to study and revise, this app offers you tools to help you on your way. Find out …

GoConqr the world with mind maps, quizzes, flashcards, notes… Read more »

Pic Collage is a free photo editor and collage creation app useful for creating and annotating field trip photo albums, drawing and adding text to mark important features, research and illustrate design concepts, and even create visually appealing infographics and conference or …

Picture this! Collect, arrange, add text and scribble on images with PicCollage Read more »

Are you distracted by the nagging feeling that your grammar might be letting your work down?  As with so many things, there is now an app (or several) for that!  Two popular free apps that check your grammar while you …

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