Typical exam time library dwellers

At this point in the year we’re all busy working away, ready for the dreaded January exams and deadline dates. By now, if you aren’t in the library by 10am the likeliness of getting a computer/tablet space is slim to none unless you wait until 7pm when the day dwellers start to scatter and it begins to quieten down again. If you are a frequent library attendee during January and May then you will have started to notice the types of people that end up gathering here. The Last Minuter This person will usually arrive at 3pm on a Sunday…

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The run up to exams

Whether your first, second, third year, Masters or something else entirely – exams are now breathing down our necks so its time to get your heads down. Don’t put your feet up and think “I’ll start tomorrow” or leave it all to the day before because we all know that that idea isn’t good for your stress levels or your grades… you are paying £9,000 a year afterall. When Christmas has ended and New Year celebrations are out of the way, it is pretty difficult to throw yourself straight back into it. With nothing more than waking up early to…

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Have yourself a student Christmas

When you’re at university until the week before Christmas, it’s hard to get into the Christmas spirit. Most people have their trees up and have endured hours of Christmas shopping to the soundtrack of Michael Buble’s Christmas Album so are now in the full spirit but when you’re spending all of your time revising with little to no money left over, Christmas is just a distant dream. A student Christmas probably looks pretty similar throughout the country and it goes a little something like this… 1. The Christmas Tree   In an attempt to feel Christmassy, a tree in a…

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Top 4 worst procrastination habits

As a typical student, finding the motivation to get started on that dreaded essay, or get cracking with your revision can be a task in itself. Following that tradition, I find myself attempting to spend my time doing anything BUT revision. So here I share with you my top 4 common procrastination blunders I find myself using very frequently. Oops!   1. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Repeat. Get the idea? How have I not learnt by now that nothing new is on there after only looking a few minutes ago? I should probably feel ashamed at admitting this very unsociable faux…

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Procrastination in the student nation

We are all too familiar with those distinctive noises that fill the library, from quiet mutterings, the rustling of crisp packets and the click click clicking of computer keyboards. For many of us students this dismal place becomes our temporary home. We spend each day and night sat in front of our glowing computer screens wishing for a time when we will be able to celebrate our freedom by dancing and drinking the night away. When the first of the blue skies are stretching out over Britain, we all begin to feel a huge sense of excitement for the wild…

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