In the Know podcast: Dealing with stress

Brief synopsis Looking for something new to listen to? The In the Know podcasts are here to help you get the most out of your university experience! In this podcast we will talk about dealing with stress and some of our tricks to manage it better. Listen to the podcast now, or keep reading for … Continue reading In the Know podcast: Dealing with stress

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In the Know podcast: Manage your time

Brief synopsis Looking for something new to listen to? The In the Know podcasts are here to help you get the most out of your university experience! In this podcast we will give you some useful insights into efficient time management. Listen to the podcast now, or keep reading for a full description. soundcloud.com/uomlibrary/in-the-know-podcast-manage-your-time Full description This … Continue reading In the Know podcast: Manage your time

Creativity: what is it? II

This blog post follows on from the first part of "Creativity: what is it?". If you haven't seen that post yet, you can find it here: https://mylearningessentials.wordpress.com/2017/11/30/creativity-what-is-it/  What is creativity? Is it art? Or the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality? Or simply designing something new? In this blog post, we will look … Continue reading Creativity: what is it? II

Strategies for successful language learning

Ever wanted to learn a new language? Thanks to the University Language Centre, it’s easy to pick up a language alongside your studies with the Language Experience for All Programme – something to think about for your free credits next year! But what if you’re already studying languages and need a few pointers on how … Continue reading Strategies for successful language learning

Top tips for Note-taking (with podcast!)

A new semester, new classes: make these notes the best they can be! Whether you’re a note-taking pro or you find it hard to read your writing when it comes time to revision, these tips are bound to improve your skills. If you would prefer to listen to these tips you can find the podcast … Continue reading Top tips for Note-taking (with podcast!)

Cornell Note Taking

I only recently discovered how to take notes using the Cornell system, and I wish I’d discovered it sooner! As an English student, I have often found myself overwhelmed by the amount of information I hurriedly jot down during seminars. A few months later, exams arrive and I have to pore over badly organised notes … Continue reading Cornell Note Taking

Creativity: what is it?

What is creativity? Is it art? Or the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality? Or simply designing something new? In this blog post, we will look into the misconceptions surrounding creativity and debunk the myths accordingly. We will see how improving your creativity can be beneficial to you, as well as some … Continue reading Creativity: what is it?