How To Make The Library More Bearable

It’s that time of year again. Our coursework deadlines are fast approaching, and exam revision is beginning to take over our lives and leave us drowned in work, stress and tears. How can we possibly make spending time in the library that slightly bit more bearable and motivating? Library days can be long, draining and mentally straining – especially with our alcohol-infused student brains, complimented with the sun that is beginning to come out. What are the best ways to help us keep our heads down whilst dealing with the fact that we could be spending our time at the pub…

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Seven Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Uni Experience:

University will probably be the best three years of your life, so its important to make the most of it. Just because you’re having fun and week long parties, it doesn’t mean that you can’t focus on your studies. Find a good balance between the two. Enjoy this experience and come out with a great degree. Then you’re a real winner.    1. Talk to everyone and anyone This is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and push yourself into new things. By talking to anyone this will help you make new friends and create a…

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Writing a Paper? Make it Exceptional with These 5 Tips

  Whether you’re at high school or college, there are some universal rules to stick to when you’re writing an academic paper. Your paper will need to show that you have a firm understanding of a topic, and that you can deconstruct ideas and even propose arguments with strict reasoning and evidence. In order to write the most exceptional academic papers, simply take on board some of these tips.   Always Prepare Writing a fantastic paper requires you to plan. No successful writer doesn’t plan their paper. You simply need to begin by thinking about what you intend to achieve,…

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Essay writing tips for students by a student

Writing an essay or even something much bigger like your dissertation can take some time to get into, especially if you become easily distracted. So, here are some tips to help you combat the essay blues and to help you concentrate.   Get out of those pyjamas The first thing many students do is climb out of bed in the middle of the afternoon and not even change into proper clothes. By having a shower this will wake you up and prepare you for the day ahead, getting you into the right mindset. Change into some clean clothes and sit…

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How to utilise your Easter Holidays effectively.

Everyone is excited for the coming Easter holiday. The Sun is shining and it’s lovely and bright outside. Finally!! Goodbye to winter and the horrible cold weather – it’s about time if you ask me! What’s even better, no scheduled seminars and lectures for another two weeks. It’s a needy break, right? Well not for us students unfortunately because we all know there is still work to do. Easter holidays are often the  most stressful. Deadlines of the upcoming exams, final pieces of coursework and portfolios that need to be handed in are coming around quicker than ever. For this reason, it’s vital to utilise…

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