My 5 top tips for dealing with remote learning

This year, remote learning (also known as distance learning) has become a new way of studying at school, college and university. Like many people, I have started a new course, but I haven’t met anyone in person due to the new way of learning that has been set up because of the global pandemic. ThisContinue reading “My 5 top tips for dealing with remote learning”

My 5 top tips for making the most out of a lecture

Attending a lecture is a normal part of university life and can be much more than just sitting down and listening to a lecturer. Based on my own experience, here are my 5 top tips for making the most out of a lecture. 1. Get there early I’ve always found that you learn so muchContinue reading “My 5 top tips for making the most out of a lecture”

My 5 top tips for making the most out of reading week

Reading week. Aka half term. Aka a week off. To some people. I’ve been there – reading week equals no lectures and time to ‘read’. I think my very first reading week consisted of me mainly having lie ins and watching a boxset – on DVD as this was before streaming services. Did it matter?Continue reading “My 5 top tips for making the most out of reading week”

My 5 top tips for writing an assignment

Every university course is different and some include assignments where you have to write essays, reports, dissertations, empirical projects, and other things. Through what I have written in my courses, I have gained some experience in what to do and what not to do. They will not always be relevant and these are only myContinue reading “My 5 top tips for writing an assignment”

My 5 top tips for starting at university

These tips are designed for anyone starting a new year at university (including returning students), but can apply to anyone starting a course. These are based on my own experiences and are my own opinions. Of course, this year is slightly different with many students studying online for at least some of their course, butContinue reading “My 5 top tips for starting at university”