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Assignment Tips and Tricks

Assignment Tips and Tricks

You all should have completed your first week of lectures by now. I hope you enjoyed them and made some friends on your course. Chances are, your first assignments will have been launched during your first lectures – if not, expect this very soon. For […]

Why education is important right now

Why education is important right now

Hello again! Are you interested in coming to university? Or having second thoughts about your studies? When I finished school, I never considered going to university as I didn’t see the benefits. However, after being made redundant from my previous job, I decided to go […]

Where to study in Birmingham

Where to study in Birmingham

Hello again! For most students at University College Birmingham, this has been their first week back! Was it your first week back? Were you bombarded with new assignments?… Well, I definitely was! So I have decided to show you some great places you can study […]

Considering Clearing? Here’s My Story…

Considering Clearing? Here’s My Story…

Is it just me or does anyone else think that British Summer Time is as good as over? Well, after my wonderful holiday in Derbyshire a couple of weeks ago, I’m still making the most of my summer holidays (whenever the rain doesn’t fall, that is!). […]

Academic Skills Centre

Academic Skills Centre

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have been enjoying the sunny spring weather! This week I thought I would do a little follow up from my blog post about dyslexia. I spoke a little bit about the Academic Skills Centre and how […]

How I spent my reading week

How I spent my reading week

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and had a nice week off. Looking back on past reading weeks, I have found each year they mean something different. In my first year, reading week was about going home to see family and friends and tell […]

My Study Space

My Study Space

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have settled into uni life. As you may know from my previous blog posts, I am now in my third and final year of university. This means I have a lot more reading, writing and research to […]

Coping with Deadlines

Coping with Deadlines

Deadlines can come in all shapes and sizes and I’m not just talking about academic deadlines. I’m including all of them, from academic, to social, to admin and housekeeping. Deadlines can be crushing and give you that feeling of everything getting on top of you […]

Top 5 revision spots in Birmingham

Top 5 revision spots in Birmingham

  Faculty Coffee This is one of the quirkiest cafes I’ve ever been to. It is located in the historic Piccadilly Arcade, right next to New Street train station. They also occasionally hold classes on making coffee if you fancy yourself as a barista! Can […]

Study Tips

Study Tips

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have been enjoying reading week. For this week’s blog post I thought I would share some of my fail-safe study methods with you, whether for assignments or exam revision. Tip 1: Post-it Notes: Over exam time […]