Brain power recipes that don’t break the bank!

Exams are looming and the “Ali G” is packed to the gunnels with students studying for the imminent exams. Although feeding your brains with knowledge often takes priority during exam season, it’s also important to remember to fill your tummy with lots of goodness to power through the long days of revision. To help you … Continue reading Brain power recipes that don’t break the bank!

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What’s your cup of tea? Five great study cafés on campus!

With dissertation hand-ins and the summer exam period looming, students often find themselves sitting in the same building everyday, be it at home or in the Library. A change of scenery can sometimes be good, especially if the new location has free WiFi, good grub and caffeine kicks. To help you decide on a new … Continue reading What’s your cup of tea? Five great study cafés on campus!

How volunteering can enhance your University experience

We all know that this semester will fly by and soon summer will be just around the corner. For those of you planning to undertake a work experience placement or do some volunteering you might have started to think about applying for relevant schemes already. In that case I am preaching to the converted! However, … Continue reading How volunteering can enhance your University experience

Revision resources: A how-to guide

In the last weeks before Christmas (28th November – 16th December) and the week before exams (9th – 13th January), the Library Student Team will be handing out revision survival packs at the Learning Commons and Main Library, so look out for us there! We’ve thrown in some resources that will make your revision a little bit easier … Continue reading Revision resources: A how-to guide

Plan your next trip to the Learning Commons!

As mentioned in a previous post, one of the Student Team's daily duties is to collect data from the Learning Commons. We do this by roving on each floor while we record various types of information on our iPads about how the students are using the building's facilities. For example, we're interested in finding out which … Continue reading Plan your next trip to the Learning Commons!