Tablet or Laptop, Laptop or Tablet?

Dell Latitude 10

Are you thinking about buying a tablet or laptop but have no idea which one will best suit your needs? If the answer is ‘yes’, then you have come to the right place. When deciding whether or not to ditch the laptop and opt for a tablet you need to think about the productivity and convenience of each, whilst also considering what functionality you wish to get from the device. For anyone who chooses not to take the tablet ‘plunge’ the reason for the decision is more often than not based on the same perceptions; 1)      Lack of availability of…

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Teamwork: Every student’s nightmare

“Success is a lousy teacher, it seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose” – Bill Gates   Effective Teamwork: When it comes to team productivity you have probably had some really efficient team experiences and some that have not been so productive. Unfortunately, my past experiences at uni were pretty dismal, spending many a meeting sat there and getting absolutely nowhere. Whether it was due to a lack of workflow, poor communication, hitting a brick wall with ideas or waiting for a team member that has double booked themselves, all these issues not only supress productivity and creativity but…

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Why you should NOT get a part time job at University

I’m 18 years old and I’ve had five jobs since I turned 15. I was once called a ‘jobaholic’ by a friend, and I’d have to agree. I come from a very working class family who put a lot of pressure on me to make my own money from a young age, so it felt natural to stumble into the world of work as soon as possible. I enjoyed working, and most of all, I enjoyed money! But then I started university. I was working as a waitress part-time for a big, well known company. I think I must have…

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Responsibly rewarding study time with great TV

If you haven’t got Netflix then now is the time to get it. If you are an avid TV watcher like me and you love to de-stress from revision, then I recommend Breaking Bad. I won’t ruin it for you too much, but it’s utterly great, plus there are 5 seasons that you can really sink your teeth into. I could get a little obsessive and spend the entire day in my pyjamas watching it; however, I have turned it into a treat. A long day at the library means that I can watch one episode before I go to…

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World’s Worst Workspace Competition!

Don’t forget that our World’s Worst Workspace Competition closes on Friday 10th May! We’ve had some fantastic entries so far, all in with a chance to win a professional cleaner, a powerful Adobe Creative Cloud software pack and a £100 shopping voucher – everything you need to sort out your work space and make the most of your study time once and for all. Submit your entries before Friday and the winner will be announced shortly after. So if your workspace is piled high with dirty mugs or mountains of notes during this essential revision time, we want to see them! Or have…

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