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”

What is the best way of learning?

For anyone currently studying either at school, college, university, or anywhere else, learning new information is the main part of the experience. However, it can sometimes be difficult to know the right way to carry this out. Like with lots of things in life, sometimes it’s just trial and error to find out what worksContinue reading “What is the best way of learning?”

The overwhelming sense of being a student

Being a student has the stereotype of being lazy, wanting to party all of the time, and having no responsibilities. That’s the stereotype that I believe to be out there, anyway. This negative illusion only looks at some of the possibilities that student life may bring with it. It actually leaves out the very realContinue reading “The overwhelming sense of being a student”

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”

What did I learn from being a mature student?

A mature student is defined as someone who starts their undergraduate degree at 21 years old or above, and throughout my time at university I have studied alongside mature students as well as thinking of myself as one. I studied a graduate course at 25 and so I classed myself as a mature student! However,Continue reading “What did I learn from being a mature student?”

What did I learn from hating being a fresher?

University is seen as a rite of passage for many people, and becoming a fresher (a first year university student) is a huge aspect of a person’s university experience. However, not everyone loves it, including myself, so I now want to talk about what I learnt from that experience. For people who want to goContinue reading “What did I learn from hating being a fresher?”

Back to uni…again – part 2

So far, I have had two days of online teaching for my new Masters course and it was very strange to have done two days of learning, but I haven’t even left my home! My 5 top tips for starting at university can apply, but in a different way with this experience. The day beforeContinue reading “Back to uni…again – part 2”

Learning how to be a student again

With universities being in the news so much recently due to the pandemic and students having to self-isolate, it’s strange for me to talk about my time at university so far which has included me turning on my laptop and watching induction week material from my home. However, this is the current climate and somethingContinue reading “Learning how to be a student again”