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
Did you know, in a recent survey conducted by the Institute of Directors, 65% of directors rated employability skills as more important than specific academic knowledge? That’s a considerable percentage! And the good news? Those employability skills aren’t as hard to gain as you may think. Clubs and societies are not only a fantastic way … Continue reading How to develop skills and have fun at uni: goal-scoring tips!
It’s probably safe to say we’ve all felt overwhelmed at least once during our time at university. Attending your lectures and preparing for seminars, doing your coursework and juggling a part-time job, keeping an exercise routine and being active in different societies, maintaining your relationships and having some time for yourself - all of these can … Continue reading Spotlight on the Counselling Service workshops