Meet your academics: get engaged

A new academic year has started, and with it, there’s already preparation work to do for assignments and mid-terms (if that’s not your situation yet, don’t feel smug – it’s coming!). Starting a new module is always challenging, especially as it sometimes feels that every academic has different expectations. For example, Social Sciences students may … Continue reading Meet your academics: get engaged

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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!

The struggle is real: Finding a PC on campus

It’s that time of year again, ladies and gentlemen. Flowers are nodding awake under the glow of an evasive sun; that sun that only seems to appear at this time of year. A gentle breeze floats across those inviting Library deckchairs in Alan Gilbert Square, bringing with it an inexplicable waft of barbeque. Even the … Continue reading The struggle is real: Finding a PC on campus

Where to find support this exam season

Exams are once again fast approaching, but there is no need to panic - this article gives you a summary of some of the support available to you this exam season. Peer Support and Peer-assisted Study Sessions (PASS) Make the most of the peer support available! If you didn’t know already, every first year undergrad student … Continue reading Where to find support this exam season

Relax with MUSE meditation

Exams started yesterday, but the Library is here for you with some relaxation sessions using the brain-sensing MUSE headbands. We’re running these sessions every evening between 5:00 and 5:30 PM until Friday (20th Jan) in the Main Library, Ground Floor Seminar Room. If you’d like to explore the benefits of guided meditation, then drop in … Continue reading Relax with MUSE meditation

Calm your brain and have a croissant

Would you rather be in Paris? Well, this is the next best thing. The workshop "Calm your brain and have a croissant" is the perfect revision get-away. How about starting your unpleasant revision days off right? This stress-releasing workshop includes a free breakfast and is perfect for anyone feeling the pressure of exams. When Isabella and I attended … Continue reading Calm your brain and have a croissant